February 19, 2015 – Brianna Prince of Watertown, Conn., has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to study during the spring semester at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program. She is a junior majoring in political science with a minor in international business at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a Catholic college sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Prince is the vice president and former chief information officer on the executive board of the Student Government Association. She is a member of the Dean’s list and Pre-Law Society at King’s, and serves as a resident assistant in a King’s residence hall. She also participated in the College’s first mini-THON, a dance marathon fundraiser to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, which helps pay for patients treatment and families costs associated with their child’s care.
Prince has completed an internship with Corporation Consul in Waterbury, Conn., and she volunteers for Ruth’s Place, an emergency shelter for women. She is the daughter of Noreen and Ronald Prince.
The Irish-American Scholars Program is sponsored by the Government of Northern Ireland; Ulster and Queen’s Universities; The Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education; and the Catholic, United Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches. American colleges and universities that accept students from Northern Ireland through the Business Education Initiative are eligible to participate.