The MISTI Excellence Awards honor student achievement and commitment to MISTI and to global leadership.

MISTI presents three types of awards to outstanding students who embody the mission and spirit of MISTI. MISTI provides a $1,000 award to the honorees.

MISTI Ambassador Award

Presented annually to an MIT student who exemplifies MISTI's mission and has served as an outstanding MISTI representative abroad and at MIT

MISTI Achievement Award

Presented annually to an MIT student or recent alumnus who has made a particularly noteworthy contribution to his or her host organization in the course of his or her internship.

Suzanne Berger Award for Future Global Leaders

Presented annually to a graduating senior who, through his or her coursework and practical experience abroad, has demonstrated his or her potential to become a global leader.

MISTI Excellence Awards 2015

As part of MIT Tech Reunions, MISTI hosted this year's Excellence Awards ceremony and reception on June 5, 2015 at the MIT Kirsch Auditorium. 

Learn more about the five 2015 MISTI Excellence Award recipients and their pivotal hands-on learning experiences overseas. 

(Left to right: Beth Hadley, Ricardo De Armas, Kelly Kochanski, Ron Rosenberg and Caroline Shinkle)