Meet the Sunflower Initiative’s 2019 Fitzgerald Scholar!

June 2019 Meet Thu-Yến Nguyen Our 2019 Harriet Fitzgerald Scholar The Sunflower Initiative has awarded the 2019 Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship to Thu-Yến Nguyen of Hanoi, Vietnam. Thu-Yếnhad an outstanding academic record at The Olympia Schools in Hanoi as well as accomplishing many firsts for her age and gender. She was the youngest student ever elected as […]

2018/12 News from the Sunflower Initiative

December 2018 It’s Not Too Late If you have not already done so, it’s not too late to make a tax-deductible contribution to The Sunflower Initiative. Your support is vital for our continuing scholarships for young women attending women’s colleges. You may contribute by sending a check to The Sunflower Initiative, P.O. Box 378, Bedford, […]

2018/09 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

September 2018 L to R: Jane Herb Rinden, Martha Hildenbrand Scott, and Nahid Hamzei enjoying tea in Saint-Malo, France. Endings and Beginnings We begin our newsletter with the sad news of the loss of a key member of the TSI team and the welcome of a new Board member. Jane Herb Rinden (R-MWC ’62), who […]

2018/09 TSI sends best wishes to all in Hurricane Florence’s path

Because of inclement weather, our September newsletter will be somewhat delayed.           Because of inclement weather, our September newsletter will appear later in the month than usual. In the meantime, the Sunflower Initiative’s Board hopes that all the members of the Initiative will be able to stay safe, dry and well.  […]

2017/05 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

  The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly July 2017   Our Harriet Fitzgerald Scholars In addition to maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA, our returning scholars submit a letter of support from a faculty member and an essay detailing their experiences during the year, future plans for summer, and plans for the next academic year. We know you […]