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Heidi Vuletich, a graduate student in Developmental and Social Psychology, is a recipient of the 2016 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports immigrants or the children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study and is merit based. This fellowship program emphasizes creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment and seeks the most promising New Americans who will go on to make distinctive contributions to American society, culture, or their field.

The 2016 Class of Paul and Daisy Soros Fellows includes 30 new fellows, each of which will receive up to $90,000 in funding for the graduate program of their choice. The Fellows were selected for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or they academic field. Heidi was selected for her dedication to understanding the psychological factors that stand in the way of youth. Her ultimate goal is to produce research findings that can inform effective educational policies and interventions. Read more about Heidi: Meet the Fellows.

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