FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences.
Eric was chosen for his leadership, scholarship, perseverance, service, and creativity.
Eric is the child of Tao Deng and Yalin Hu. Eric's recent activities and honors include: Lockheed Martin National Merit Scholarship Winner, USC WVT Rusch Undergraduate Scholar, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Undergraduate Fellow, National Honors Society, 18U Junior Olympics Competitor (Water Polo), and Above and Beyond Community Service Award. Eric plans on studying Mechanical Engineering.
The Stamps Family Charitable Foundation partners with 41 visionary colleges and universities to award multi-year scholarships that enable extraordinary educational experiences. Of approximately 600,000 applications reviewed for consideration in 2014, 188 were selected as Stamps Leadership Scholars-less than .033 percent of the applicant pool.
The new recipients, whose combined Stamps awards are worth almost $28 million, join nearly 550 Stamps Leadership Scholars and alumni as beneficiaries of these generous merit awards.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Randy McDow, Executive Director
PO Box 98374, Atlanta, GA 30359.
http://www.stampsfoundation.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/StampsFoundation/ .
Stamps Leadership Scholars are driven and talented individuals with proven leadership skills who are supported by multi-year awards to work toward their long-term goals. The 160 Stamps Scholar alumni include three Rhodes Scholars, two Fulbright Scholars, and a Marshall Scholar. They have earned or are pursuing graduate degrees at Harvard Business, Law, and Medical schools, the Manhattan School of Music, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and Georgia Tech.
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