Joan Russell Travel Scholarship

In honor of Joan Russell’s nearly 25 years of service to the Council and of her passion for international travel, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia has established a scholarship fund in her name.  The Joan Russell Travel Scholarship will be annually awarded to a deserving student or students at our partner school, Bodine High School for International Affairs, to allow them to participate in the school’s annual spring trip abroad.  We feel that continuing to encourage an enthusiasm for travel in others, especially our students, is the best possible way to carry on Joan’s legacy at the Council. Thanks to all who have contributed!

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 scholarship winners, Sameenah Ahmad and Kristin Truehart, shown here with World Affairs Council President Emeritus, Craig Snyder.