Kovner Opportunity Scholarship

The Kovner Opportunity Scholarship enables talented and ambitious public high school students in Palm Beach and Martin Counties to attend the nation’s most challenging and selective 4-year colleges and universities.

Students from partner high schools apply to this program in the spring of their junior year so that The Kovner Foundation, working in partnership with school guidance counselors, may provide one-on-one counseling and guidance through R&R Education Consultants during the college admissions process. R&R also provides support for Kovner Scholars and monitors their progress through their college years.

The Scholarship provides up to $10,000 per year for four years towards the cost of full-time attendance at an accredited U.S. college or university for any area of study.

We celebrate all scholars and present a selection of their stories and videos below.

2020 Recipients

Rayan Dharia
Benjamin Gao
Jazmyn James
Rithika Kacham
David Liu
Suncoast Community High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
Suncoast Community High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts

Katherine Oung
Isabella Ramirez
Megan Shah
Daniel Wang
George Wu
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts

2019 Recipients

Jonathan Hung
Rohan Jakhete
Subhash Kantamneni
Joshua Kuffour
Brandon Lee
Anthony Li
Suncoast Community High School
South Fork High School
Suncoast Community High School
Suncoast Community High School
Suncoast Community High School
Suncoast Community High School
Johns Hopkins University
Harvard College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Georgetown University
Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Mitchell
Nicolas Ouporov
Sarah Paprotna
Santino Ramos
Carlos Trivino
Brandon Wisnicki
Martin County High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Martin County High School
Suncoast Community High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Suncoast Community High School
Duke University
Columbia College
University of Florida
Stanford University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Pennsylvania
Angela Yan
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Vanderbilt University

2018 Recipients

Njari Anderson
Emma Barska
Zander Bush
Karen Copeland
Nicole Daly
Nick Edwards
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
Martin County High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
Martin County High School
Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Swarthmore College
Northwestern University

Luke Han
Varun Lakshmanan
Philip Parel
Sahana Shravan
Sophia Zheng
Lylybell Zhou
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
Suncoast Community High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
University of Florida, Honors College
Georgia Institute of Technology
George Washington University
The Juilliard School
Princeton University
University of Florida

2017 Recipients

Alexa Burnston
Claudia Cabral
George Frampton
Alexander Gordon
Matthew Hakkarainen
Iman Hossain
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Suncoast Community High School
Jupiter High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Suncoast Community High School
Duke University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
Yale University
Curtis Institute of Music
University of Pennsylvania

Caitlin Mazariegos-Diaz
Carlos Mercado-Lara
Claudia Peng
Hailey Ray
Madison Vaught
Anna Luiza Wolf
South Fork High School
Suncoast Community High School
South Fork High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
South Fork High School
University of Florida
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Pennsylvania
University of Miami
University of Florida
Duke University

2016 Recipients

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Hannah Glas
Jack Yan
Jared Kushner
Kristina Sura
Michael Wang
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
Jupiter High School
South Fork High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
University of Florida, Honors College
Harvard College
University of Florida, Honors College
Brown University
Columbia College
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Olivia Perez
Oscar Sura
Rahel Imru
Swochchhanda Shretha
Valentina Diaz
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
South Fork High School
Suncoast Community High School
Suncoast Community High School
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
University of Notre Dame
Stanford University
Harvard College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of California, Berkeley

2016 Recipients: Freshman Reflections

Hannah Glas
Michael Wang
Oscar Sura
Rahel Imru

2017 Recipients: Stories

Claudia Cabral
Alex Gordon
Carlos Mercado-Lara
Claudia Peng
Hailey Ray

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