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Yaoxin and Ethel W. Rong International Education Scholarship

Description of Award:

This scholarship has been established in by Dr. Yuhang Rong memory of his grandparents, Yaoxin and Ethel Rong, to provide financial support to a student(s) enrolled full-time in the University’s Neag School of Education.


Yuhang Rong and Kristin Hoffman

Award Parameters:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in the Neag School of Education
  • Demonstrated interest in international education
  • Demonstrated academic achievement
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States
  • Priority consideration will be given to students participating in a University approved study abroad program in a developing country, or an independent study or research project in a developing country for course credit(s) as approved by the Neag School and the student’s faculty advisor

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