Students awarded Light Fellowships for language study in East Asia

The Richard U. Light Fellowship Program has announced that 136 Yale students will receive full funding to attend intensive language programs in China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan in 2017-2018.

The fellowship program is celebrating its 20th year this year.

This year’s Light Fellows include undergraduate students from 12 residential colleges representing 26 majors; three master’s degree students and five Ph.D. candidates in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; one master’s degree student in the School of Management; and two students working on master’s degrees at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. A full list of the winners is posted on the Light Fellowship website.