Iman Siddiqi (middle), awardee of two prestigious UCI scholarships, raises awareness and scholarship funds for displaced students.

Scholarship Recipient Pursues Passion Project

Iman Siddiqi, a senior at UCI majoring in both political science and Middle East studies, is not one to succumb to senioritis. As the recipient of both the Aldrich Scholarship and the XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Scholarship, Siddiqi has kept herself busy. She is an honors student, a news editor for UCI’s New University and an activist for refugee rights through both UCI’s Hearts of Mercy and the national initiative Books Not Bombs.

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