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Close to $50,000 in scholarship money were awarded to UCR undergraduate and graduate business students at the business school's annual scholarship and awards ceremony.


(April 26, 2012)

Lecturer Rosemary Kim with award recipient Ryan Rakib and his mother.The UCR School of Business Administration and the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management awarded nearly $50,000 worth of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate business students at the 19th Annual SoBA Scholarship & Awards Ceremony on April 26.

A record number of students applied for scholarships, including 130 undergraduate and 40 MBA students.

The scholarship selection committee included faculty members Long Gao, Sean Jasso and Raj Singh, as well as staff of the undergraduate and MBA programs.

"The students receiving awards today have proven themselves to be exemplars of academic excellence," said Interim Dean Yunzeng Wang. "It fills me with great pride to be in the company of such outstanding students."

Scholarship Award Recipients:

Bank of America Business Leaders Scholarship: Sebastian Dombrowski (MBA), Steven Kristopher Jew (MBA), Cameron Booth (Undergraduate), John Frawley (Undergraduate)

Gordon A. Blunden/Provident Savings Bank Business Scholarship: Mashud Qayum (MBA), Diane Liang (Undergraduate)

Walter A. Henry Memorial Scholarship: Lele Zhang (MBA)

Justin Lai Endowed Scholarship: Zhaohong Dai (MBA), Ryan Rakib (MBA)

Jamie Fang Scholarship: XingXing Yu (MBA)

George W. DuBois Memorial Award: Peihui Zhang (MBA)

Award recipient John Frawley with advisor Allan Taing

Joseph P. Barr Accounting Scholarship: Xiaoyin Hu (MBA)

Union Bank Scholarship: Yue Chen (MBA), Anika Mikolay (Undergraduate)

The Ernst & Young Scholarship: Jessica Fong (Undergraduate), Jasmine Sima (Undergraduate)

Collette & Gary Lee Award: Gavin Fu (Undergraduate)

Dina Adamcik Memorial Business Award: Monique Harris (Undergraduate)

Suzanne Smith Carne Memorial Scholarship: Paulina Gutierrez (Undergraduate), Yi An Tuan (Undergraduate)

Dr. Gordon & Anna Watkins Award: Blake Coffin (MBA)

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