Mitsui USA

Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc. provides generous scholarship support for students of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Mitsui USA Scholars Program began in 1989 and has allowed more than 170 Mays business students to gain invaluable overseas experience.

The Mitsui USA Scholarship Program allows selected undergraduate and graduate business students to take the opportunity to study abroad and immerse themselves in the business and cultural environments of Asia, Europe, Latin America and Canada. The program provides study abroad funding for undergraduate and graduate business majors participating in an approved semester or year-long study abroad or exchange program.

Selection Criteria

  1. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status
  2. Participation in Mays overseas semester or year-long programs
  3. Minimum GPA 3.0
  4. Demonstrated interest in international business
  5. Ability to communicate clearly in written English
  6. Foreign language competency considered a plus

Scholarship Recipients

2014 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Abigail Buffington Business Honors Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Gregory Cater Marketing Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Leah Mendes Business Honors Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Michael Miller Management University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England
Catherine Neil Marketing Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Leah Parker Management Ecole de Management, Strasbourg, France
Karlee Scheel Management Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Sarah Wallace Finance Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2013 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
William Huskinson BBA Accounting Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Clay Martin BBA Accounting Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Philip Massari BBA Management Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Sean Peters BBA Finance WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany
Mariela Ponce BBA Management Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Robert Putz BBA Business Honors European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
Karl Salomon MBA Ecole de Management, Lyon, France
Joy Tromanhauser BBA Management Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2012 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Erin Dougherty BBA Management World Endeavors, England
Kit Ming Leung BBA Business Honors Peking University, Beijing, China
Shelby Potz-Nielsen BBA Finance Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Keith Walker BBA Information & Operations Management Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Shawn-tae Greene BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Michael Hiscox BBA Information & Operations Management Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ashley Maybury BBA Management Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Carly Wohlers BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden

2009 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Lenae Boykin BBA Marketing Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Kathryn Fichera BBA Marketing Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Natalie Myers BBA Management Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Elizabeth Welsh BBA Finance Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Mingzhe Zhang BBA Accounting Peking University, Beijing, China

2008 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Ali Abbas BBA Finance Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Honk Kong
Rachana Chidanand MBA Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
Julie Clark BBA Finance Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Julia Herlihy BBA Accounting Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Samuel Jonhston BBA Management Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Meghan Kainz BBA Management Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Mary Nguyen BBA Management Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
John Ownby BBA Finance Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Michael Springer BBA Management Haute Etudes Commerciales School of Management (HEC), Paris, France
Lukasz Szczepankopwski MS EM Lyon, Lyon, France
Chelsey Towns BBA Accounting Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Marco Urioste BBA Marketing GuangHua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, China

2007 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Alison Chabannes BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Elizabeth Claycomb BBA Finance Universidad Carlos de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Blaien Friermood BBA Finance Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Andrea Gallegos BBA Finance Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Honk Kong
Valerie Infantozzi BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Miso Kezunovic BBA Finance Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Honk Kong
Lindsey McInally BBA Finance Jonkoping Universiteit, Jonkoping, Sweden
Amelia Pitman BBA Finance Jonkoping Universiteit, Jonkoping, Sweden
Aaron Smith BBA Finance Jonkoping Universiteit, Jonkoping, Sweden
Derek Strittmatter BBA Management Jonkoping Universiteit, Jonkoping, Sweden

2006 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Robert Butler BBA Finance Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Clifton Coufal BBA Marketing Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Illeana Garcia BBA Marketing Universidad Carlos de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Shaina Holm BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Allison Martyn BBA Marketing HHL School of Management, Leipzig, Germany
Ashley Moore BBA Marketing HHL School of Management, Leipzig, Germany
Spencer Striegler BBA Finance Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
David Sweet Business Administration Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2005 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
David Alton BBA Finance Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
William Baldwin BBA Accounting Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lauren Cathcart BBA Finance Santa Chiara, Italy
Evan Hamilton BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Nicole Hammann BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Joshua Haverland BBA Marketing Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Vanessa Inmon BBA Management Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lindsay Malecha BBA Finance Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Dean Ross Matula BBA Accounting Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Jonathan Peshel MBA Marketing Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
John Pollard MBA Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Robert Scranton BBA Management Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Shelley Spacek BBA Management Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2004 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Rosario Marie Arevalo MBA Haute Etudes Commerciales School of Management (HEC), Paris, France
William Besancon BBA Finance Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Caryn Buck BBA Marketing Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Oliver Craig Business Administration Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Ann-Kristin Evensen BBA Finance Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo, Norway
Traci Henry Business Administration Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo, Norway
Cyrus Javadi BBA Finance Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Natalie Jones BBA Marketing Santa Chiara, Fiorentino, Italy
Austin Popplewell BBA Information & Operations Management Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Jason Sills MIS Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Jyotpal Singh BBA Management Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Rocio Roman Sotelo BBA Accounting Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Jered Wilkerson BBA Finance Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden

2003 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Ellen Bray BBA Finance Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
Nicole Bodeker BBA Management Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
Garet Guthrie MBA Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Meredith Harris MS Marketing Vienna Economics & Business University, Vienna, Austria
David Hoffman BBA Marketing Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Kristen Kwa Business Administration National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kalon Metz Business Administration Maastricht Universiteit, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2002 Mitsui USA Scholars

Student Name
Degree/Major
Overseas Program
Frank Bangilan MBA EDHEC Business School, Lille/Nice, France
Michele Grigus BBA Information & Operations Management Santa Chiara, Italy
Jennifer Jackson BBA Management Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Jeremy Lacy MS Finance Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway
Scott Marcus MBA Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway
Makalah Massey BBA Marketing Santa Chiara, Italy
Tiffany Roberts BBA Marketing Barcelona, Spain
Alyson Stolpman BBA Marketing IECS Strasbourg, France
Lindsey Stoker BBA Management Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico
Luis Trejo BBA Management ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
GeNea Warren MBA Stuttgart Institute of Management & Technology, Stuttgart, Germany