Five students at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business have been named 2019 Siebel Scholars, an international scholarship program that recognizes exceptional students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, and bioengineering.
The honorees are Alexander Daifotis, Siddhant Dube, Trisha Mantri, Kallan Parchman, and Danny Zhang. The Chicago Booth students join a total of 20 Siebel Scholars selected this year from the worlds’ leading graduate schools of business. The students, named by their respective deans, are recognized for their academic excellence, leadership and ability to play a significant role in addressing global challenges.
The students receive a $35,000 award each for their final year of studies. On average, Siebel Scholars rank in the top 5 percent of their class, many within the top one percent.
The Siebel Foundation, based in Redwood City, Calif., established the Siebel Scholars program in 2000 through grants to 16 universities in the United States, China, France, Italy and Japan. A total of 96 graduate students from around the world in the fields of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science received Siebel scholarship awards this year.