Our Team

Kylla Benes

Director of Prestigious Scholarships


Personal Summary

As the Director of Prestigious Scholarships I serve students across campus through personalized advising and scholar development around nationally and internationally competitive scholarships. I started this role after serving as a a Teaching, Research, and Mentoring Fellow in the Davidson Honors College from 2018 to 2020 and I am excited to continue to help UM's amazing students reach their full academic and career potentials. 



2003 B.S. California State University Northridge

2006 M.S. California State University Northridge

2016 Ph.D. University of California Irvine