Isenberg School of Management Student Awarded DAAD Scholarship

Evialina Yakimovich
Evialina Yakimovich

Evialina Yakimovich, a senior majoring in management, has been awarded a DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship to complete a master’s in management program at the University of Mannheim, Germany, beginning next fall.

Yakimovich will graduate from the Isenberg School of Management next month with a  bachelor’s degree in management, including a concentration in sustainable business practices. She studied abroad at the University of Mannheim for one year and interned at German chemical company BASF, where she worked on global content marketing. In her free time, she is a competitive climber and nationally ranked for speed and sport climbing. She is interested in international perspectives on corporate social responsibility and intends to pursue her Ph.D. in management practices.

In receiving the DAAD scholarship, Yakimovich was selected from a national pool of 795 candidates in the U.S. and Canada. The DAAD Graduate Study Scholarship program is open to all students seeking to pursue a master’s program in Germany, many of which are taught in English. The programs are jointly managed by the Office of National Scholarship Advisement and the International Programs Office.

DAAD also provides research grants for graduate students and undergraduate scholarships for study abroad and summer STEM internships.

For further information about DAAD scholarship programs, contact Regine John at reginejohn@ipo.umass.edu.