Friday, October 9, 2015

New Scholarship Program for first year students - Phil & Friends American Dream Foundation Scholarship Fund

Phillip Yin and Friends American Dream Foundation (PYFADF) was founded on the belief that every student should have the opportunity to fulfill their educational goals. Phillip Yin, an alumni of the University of Washington, is the Business Anchor for the daily business show, Global Business America at CCTV America in Washington D.C.  He started the Foundation to help motivated students by sharing a part of their financial burden associated with going to a university. 

To celebrate the launch of the Foundation and the first year of the scholarship, Phillip Yin will be on campus, Wednesday, October 14,  to meet with students and introduce the Phil and Friends American Dream Foundation Scholarship Fund.

UW Information Session:
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
1:30 – 2:30 pm, 171 Mary Gates Hall, Multipurpose Room

Brief Program Information:
Eligible students must be current undergraduates at the UW in their first year of study – a freshman or transfer student.  They should be able to demonstrate their passion and purpose, civic engagement and leadership, and possess strong communication skills.  Lastly, they should be able to provide a compelling story told in both an essay and video describing why the American dream is important to them.

Ten selected students will receive $1,000.  This scholarship is not renewable.