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The Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation 2011 Scholarship Selection Committee

Professor Elizabeth Roistacher (Committee Chairman)
Mr. Stephane Bouniol
Mr. Philippe Carls
Mr. Mark Denne
Mr. Jordane Elmassian
Ms. Paula Henin (2010 Scholarship Recipient)
Ms. Dening Lohez (Founder)
Ms. Nicole J. Moldovan
Ms. Barbara Wing
Dr. Alessia Lefebure (Witness), Director of Alliance Program

Professor Elizabeth Roistacher is an economics professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She previously served as deputy assistant secretary for economic affairs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as a Brookings Economic Policy fellow. Professor Roistacher has also served as director of the Office of Honors and Scholarships at Queens College. Professor Roistacher received her Ph.D. in economics from University of Pennsylvania.


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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.


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

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 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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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 undergraduate and 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.