Andrew Royce Bauer, a senior Honors student in African, African American and Diaspora Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected to participate in the Canada-based Killam Fellowships Program administered by Fulbright Canada.
Bauer will spend the spring 2016 semester at McGill University in Montreal, Québec.
He is one of 38 students from universities throughout the United States to be selected for the program, which is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and scholarship between Canada and the United States.
Bauer, who is also completing a minor in entrepreneurship, is the CEO of his family’s leather company, Royce, in Secaucus, N.J., and developer of the Royce Freedom Wallet. The wallet contains GPS technology that allows its owner to keep track of its location using a smartphone app available on both Apple and Android iOS. The 21-year-old began working on the Freedom Wallet concept while taking entrepreneurship classes at UNC.
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