Yale Political Science Major Simone Seiver is named Gates Cambridge Scholar

February 14, 2017

Yale senior Simone Seiver is among the 36 U.S. citizens who have been selected to be part of the 2017 class of Gates Cambridge Scholars at the University of Cambridge.

Seiver is studying for joint bachelor and master’s degrees in political science. She has focused on the design and analysis of randomized experiments, particularly in application to the American legal system.

The prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship program was established in 2000 by a $210 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge, the largest ever single donation to a university in the United Kingdom. Scholars are chosen for their outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and commitment to improving the lives of others, among other qualities.

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