Chinelo Orji

Chinelo Orji

Chinelo Orji, a graduate student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently received the International Peace Scholarship from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). The organization is devoted to supporting the education of women through scholarships, grants and awards. The $10,000 International Peace Scholarship is awarded to female international students pursuing graduate degrees in the United States.

Orji is originally from Nigeria and hopes to return to her country to identify better intervention strategies for dealing with public health issues. She is pursuing a master of public health degree in epidemiology and biostatistics and serves as the vice president of the Epidemiology Student Organization.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell

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