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Geography Major, Fatimah Mozawalla Wins the 2017-18 Inaba Scholarship

The Global Studies and Geography Department is pleased to announce that Fatimah Mozawalla is the 2017 recipient of the Masaharu G. Inaba Endowed Memorial Scholarship.

Fatimah is a second year student completing her junior year in the 4+4 BA/BS MD program, majoring in Geography with a Biochemistry minor.  In addition to pursuing her degree, the eighteen year old is also active on campus. She is Vice President of the Hofstra Muslim Students Association, a Center for Civic Engagement fellow, part of the pre-medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon and the pre-health scholars, runs for Hofstra’s Division 1 Women’s Cross Country team and participates in Habitat for Humanity. She is also a visiting scholar at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore LIJ) and conducts cardiac clinical research.  She most recently participated in an on campus panel: Closing the Door: The Immigration Debate.  Within the department she has volunteered as a peer mentor and will be a Peer Teacher in the Fall of 2017.

Donated by the Inaba family in memory of the late Dr. George Inaba, who taught geography at Hofstra from 1959 to 1983, this scholarship award amount ranges between $6,000 and $7,000. It is awarded annually to Global Studies and Geography majors and is in addition to any other financial awards that a student receives.

Visit the Inaba Scholarship page for more information.