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SIA Student Aims to Be A Global Voice for Palestinian Refugees

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Growing up in Gaza under near-constant warfare and severe restrictions on border crossings, Haneen Shaath never had the opportunity to travel the world as she always wanted to. That all changed when she received a scholarship through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, an award that enabled her to enroll in a master’s program at the Penn State School of International Affairs (SIA) in fall 2022.

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