2015 Winners of Wharton Kinney Alumni Scholarship Announced

2015 Winners of Wharton Kinney Alumni Scholarship Announced

Steven Cupps and Alex Wittenberg Each Get $10,000

Incoming Wharton Health Care Management MBA students Steven Cupps and Alex Wittenberg have been selected for $10,000 scholarships from the Kinney Alumni Scholarship fund.

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Steven Cupps (top) and Alex Wittenberg (bottom) have won the 2015 Kinney Scholarship.

Established last year by the Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Association (WHCMAA), the scholarship is named for LDI Senior Fellow and Director of the Wharton Health Care Management Program, June Kinney.

Incoming students
The scholarship is aimed at deserving incoming MBA students who have shown high levels of leadership and initiative during their undergraduate years.

Cupps holds an AB cum laude degree in evolutionary biology, with a secondary major in economics from Harvard.

Since graduation, he has worked at Oliver Wyman's Health & Life Sciences, working closely with health insurers, providers, and pharmaceutical companies.

International relations
Wittenberg has a degree in International Relations from Stanford, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, with distinction.

Since 2012, he has worked for Bain & Company, the global management consultant firm and served as a co-director of its Los Angeles pro-bono consulting program.

Wittenberg has also spent six months working as a strategy consultant with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Global Health Division.

This WHCMAA Kinney scholarship is one of two separate categories of scholarships awarded by the WHCMAA annually. The other is the Wharton/WHCMAA Kissick Scholarship.