News and Events

Geopolitical Analysis by Lohez 2009 Scholar, Major Jordan Becker, Wins George C. Marshall Prize

In-Depth Analysis of Issues Confronting U.S. in NATO & Afghanistan

Transatlantic Burden Sharing and Out of Area Operations

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Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation 2011 Awards Gala

Ceremony Held at Cultural Services of the French Embassy

Lohez Gala 2011

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Once again the Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Awards ceremony, where three young French students were presented with scholarships ranging from US$1,000 to $2,000.

The party was held on May 12, 2011, in the beautiful setting of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Around 140 guests climbed the marble staircase to be greeted by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor to the French Embassy, who presided at the ceremony on behalf of the French Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency François Delattre.

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Andrew Kessinger, 2008 JL Scholarship Winner, Publishes on US-EU Cooperation

Guantanamo Detainees: The View from Europe

 EU-US Cooperation on Guantanamo Detainees

Thanks to renewed transatlantic cooperation, President Barack Obama is one small step closer to keeping his campaign promise to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center.

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Lohez Foundation, The Wall Street Journal, 13 May 2011

Lohez Foundation, Article in Wall Street Journal

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Jérôme Lohez Gala Featured in French Morning

The Jérôme Lohez Foundation was created after the death of Robert Jérôme Lohez on 11 September, 2001 in the World Trade Center. His widow Dening Lohez decided to distribute scholarships to young Americans to study in France and young French making the journey in reverse. "I can honor my French husband's memory by helping foster Franco-American exchanges. I remain astonished by the most subtle misunderstandings internationally and the inability of people to get on the same wavelength. Life can not fully be lived unless we take advantage of all the chances to meet others."

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Our Mission

The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation is the only charitable organization established after the 9/11 tragedy that is dedicated specifically to promoting educational and cultural exchange among the U.S., France and China. By providing scholarship awards to multinational graduate students, enabling them to study in one another's homelands, the Foundation aims to shape the next generation of global citizen, along with a new class of international policy makers. The Foundation also seeks to develop a pool of highly-trained multicultural business leaders to serve as innovators in multinational commerce.