David is a Mechanical Engineering major with an Aerospace Engineering minor at Santa Clara University. As a first-generation college student, David has been able to succeed because of his strong, personal drive and support from his family. During his college career, he has always worked or had an internship to support himself in addition to his financial assistance. He is immensely appreciative of his family, friends, and opportunities provided by organizations such as Scholar Wine. David acknowledges his fortunate opportunity to attend a four year university and is excited for his soon-to-be senior year.
Hena Khairzadah is a junior at the University of California, Berkeley majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology. Being a low-income, first-generation college student has significantly delayed her academic progress considering she has taken time off from school to work full-time in order to financially support herself and her immediate family. Scholar Wine has provided her with the additional financial support she needs in order to continue pursuing a higher education.