A first-of-its kind scholarship program for UC students who are asylum seekers or have refugee or asylum status kicks off with some $100,000 in its kitty – thanks in large part to one UC Irvine student. Iman Siddiqi, 20, a political science and global Middle East studies major, organized a fundraiser earlier this month to establish what is being billed as the first student-led scholarship program of its kind in the country.

For the full story, please visit http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/28/uci-student-creates-first-of-its-kind-scholarship-program-for-refugees/.

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