Lint Center’s ‘Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint’ Scholarship ($1,500)
WINNER: Michelle Shevin-Coetzee (2012)

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee is a sophomore at the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (GWU), where she is majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Security Policy and minoring in Arabic. Michelle is a member of the international affairs honors society, Sigma Iota Rho, and is a frequent contributor to The School of Washington Journal: The Informer. She is the founder and president of the Women in International Security D.C. Chapter-GWU Student Branch and is an intern in OSD Policy within the Department of Defense. Michelle is an advocate for the study of foreign languages and speaks Hebrew, Arabic, Spanish, Japanese, and a little German. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, rowing, and reading about defense policy.

Read her essay.