Ben Jurutka


“As the child of a submariner, I am grateful to and proud of my dad. The camaraderie of the community extends in all aspects of life even after retirement from the Navy. I am incredibly grateful for and appreciative of the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation and I am honored to be the recipient of the MCPON(SS/SW) Rick West Scholarship. I would like to thank my family for their
unconditional support in my pursuit of my academic and professional goals!”

Selected: 2022
Sponsor: LCDR Brian Jurutka, USN (Ret.)
College: University of Pennsylvania
Year: Senior
Major: International Relations & Arabic and Islamic Studies
Academic & Extracurricular Highlights:
• Political Director – University of Pennsylvania Democrat
• Associate Editor – Sigma Iota Rho Journal of International Relations
• Department Aide – Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Scholarship: San Diego Submarine Spouses’ Scholar