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Võ Tiến Phong SB '16
Photo courtesy of The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Võ Tiến Phong SB '16
Photo courtesy of The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Võ Tiến Phong '16, one of three MIT alumni, wins 2017 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Fellowship funds graduate school studies for exceptional immigrants and children of immigrants.

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
April 20, 2017

Three MIT alumni have been awarded The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States. Selected from 1,775 applicants, the 2017 fellows were chosen for their potential to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture, or their academic field. Each will receive up to $90,000 in funding to support their graduate school studies.

"At a time when the national conversation seems to be on what immigrants are taking away, we are putting the spotlight on what immigrants from diverse backgrounds contribute to the United States,” said Craig Harwood, who directs the Soros Fellowship program.
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