Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

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Monica M. Desjardins, Navajo Nation
Duke University
Health Care

Monica is a member of the Navajo Nation, she belongs to the One-Walks-Around Clan, born to the Haitian People and is from Chandler, Arizona. She is a David M. Rubenstein Scholar studying psychology and global health at Duke University. Monica's current interests lie in mental health disparities among Native American communities. She aims to improve the effectiveness and accessibility of mental health services by researching the intersection between race and health, then ultimately joining academia as a professor. At Duke, Monica is a research assistant in the Identity and Diversity Lab, a lab that explores the diverse experiences of monoracial and multiracial individuals that may affect social behaviors, perceptions, and expectations of others.

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Rose M. Albert Georgia
Temerity C Bauer Nevada
Timothy E. Benally Arizona
Leah M. Bieniak Illinois
Brigit A. Blote South Dakota
Jasmine R. Butler Tennessee
Sierra S. Campbell Washington
Gabrial F. Canfield Alaska
Melissa K. Damico Ohio
Monica M. Desjardins Arizona
Shay L. Downey Oklahoma
Nekiyah R. Draper Arizona
Kelsey Dunn Oregon
Trace M. Eberhardt Ohio
Shyanne S. Eustace New Mexico
Anna C. Feldman New Jersey
Jacob A. Freedman Massachusetts
Riley J. Garvey South Carolina
Kelsey R. Grant Colorado
Madelyn A. Hair Pennsylvania
Ashly D. Hanna North Dakota
Stephanie E. Hanson Texas
Ayana Harscoet Washington
Darien A. Herndon North Carolina
Abigail K. Hickman Oklahoma
Faith C. Itta Alaska
Grace E. Johnson Oklahoma
Jonathan G. Karlen Montana
Lauren Kim California
Kyle J. Kline Arizona
Joseph W. Kreiling North Carolina
Jessica N. Lambert North Carolina
Tahiry Langrand Virginia
Brianne D. Lauro Hawaii
Paul S. Lin Maryland
Melissa D. Lopez Rhode Island
Mohammed I. Memfis Georgia
Arianna C. Menzelos California
Jonah F. Messinger Maryland
James E. Miller Minnesota
Dustin G. Morrow Wisconsin
Taylor D. Owens Washington
Isabella Pardales Maine
Jakeem R. Paul Arizona
Pippin J. Payne North Carolina
Caroline R. Pecos-Duarte New Mexico
Madeleine J. Pelchat Pennsylvania
Lilia T. Pettit New Hampshire
Peter P. Pham California
Grant L. Real Bird Arizona
Elizabeth M. Sheldon Iowa
Toni R. Sleugh Indiana
Angela L. Tsao Missouri
Abigail C. Veitch New York
Claire C. Wayner New Jersey