UCLA Student Receives $5000 Study Abroad Scholarship

Washington, DC, September 04, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) has awarded Tina Ngo the NSCS Scholar Abroad Scholarship for the fall semester. Ngo, a senior in the political science and East Asian studies program, will spend a year in Japan studying Japanese politics, history and foreign policy.

“We read thousands of applications throughout the year, and Tina’s truly stood out in the group,” said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS’ executive director. “Her answers were focused and specific and outlined how her study abroad program would enhance her major and future career. We are proud to help her represent her school community, the Society and the United States, overseas.”

The Scholar Abroad Scholarship is presented to one outstanding NSCS member each semester to help the student with his or her study abroad experience. NSCS gives $5,000 in the spring and fall semesters, and $2,500 in the summer.

NSCS members can apply for these and other scholarships by visiting NSCS’ Web site, www.nscs.org, and clicking on “scholarships.” For non-members interested in joining the Society, please contact nscs@nscs.org or 202.265.9000.


About NSCS:
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization to invite first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS awards more scholarship dollars to undergraduates than any other honor society. NSCS offers members exclusive access to scholarships, career resources, leadership and networking opportunities. NSCS has more than 625,000 lifetime members and 233 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Mishri Someshwar