Scout Cheeks

A Pittsburgh native, Scout Cheeks is an undergraduate majoring in International Politics with a concentration in International Affairs and Criminology and earned a Boren Scholarship to Brazil. Scout says that the scholarship did not change her career path, but emphasizes that the application process encouraged her to strengthen her focus. “With the volume of opportunities available at Penn State, I now realize the importance of tailoring my academic career/experiences to accommodate my exact ambitions and career goals. Students have a wide range of freedom to take advantage of those opportunities whether that be through selection of majors, courses, campus involvement, extracurricular activities, professional networking, etc.”


Majors in International Politics, Criminology
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2016-2017 Boren Scholarship to Brazil