The Faculty of Arts is delighted to announce that our CUHK Linguistics major student, Jane Tang Xuzhen (Year 4/LIN) has been awarded one of the most renowned scholarships - The Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship among many other outstanding candidates. We strongly believe Jane has demonstrated exceptionally to the selection panel that they have “outstanding academic records and have a respect for humanity, a curious mind, moral integrity and a spirit of adventure and reveal the potential to make a contribution to the well-being of the community” which are the selection criteria for this scholarship.
Jane will further pursue their Master of Philosophy in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at the University of Oxford. They were honoured and excited about being awarded with this scholarship, “I aspire to become a linguist and study language-related interdisciplinary subjects, and I am very happy to have the support from the scholarship to further pursue a path in the academia. I look forward to studying at Oxford and connecting with new people who share my passions.”
More than that, they were grateful for being a CUHK Linguistics student which provided them a positive learning experience during the undergraduate studies. “The curriculum not only ensured a solid foundation in the basics of general linguistics but also covered a wide range of topics and allowed me substantial freedom to focus on the areas I am interested in on more advanced levels. The teachers were inspiring, and, when reached out for advice on my studies and career planning and opportunities to develop my research experience, they did not hesitate to offer them to me. Especially, Prof Lawrence Cheung (my academic advisor) and Prof Peggy Mok (supervisor for my final year research project) offered me a lot of great advice along the way.”
The Faculty together with our dedicated teaching team are the strongest backbone for our students. We help train not only new generations of scholars in different fields, but also imaginative learners. We always believe in our students’ great potentials to reach high achievement, and will continue to provide inspiring and professional advice to benefit their personal, academic and career growth.
Jane will start a new page of life and is ready to take up the new challenges. We wish them a fruitful and rewarding journey at Oxford!
To learn more about CUHK Linguistics, please visit http://ling.cuhk.edu.hk/
About The Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship
This Scholarship is exclusively offered to CUHK final-year students or graduates of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. The scholar will be fully sponsored to read for a postgraduate or a second Bachelor’s degree for a maximum of three years, covering the University and College fees at Oxford and personal allowance which amounts to over HK$1 million.