Economics alumnus Boris Wong is a 2011 Fulbright International winner
- June 30, 2011
- Recent grad is opting to stay in-state to attend UCSD’s economics Ph.D. program
Boris Wong, ‘11, quantitative economics and mathematics, has been named a 2011 Fulbright grant winner.
Sponsored by the State Department, Fulbright is the largest international exchange program in the U.S.
It funds one year of graduate study, research or teaching in more than 155 countries.
Wong won one of 70 grants (out of 227 university-endorsed applications) for research/study in China but has opted instead to attend graduate school.
In the fall, he will enter UC San Diego's doctoral program in economics, one of the top five such programs in the country.
His ultimate career goal is to become a professor at a major research university.
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