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UIC alumnus named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Wasan Kumar, a 2021 UIC Honors College graduate, has been named a 2024 Knight-Hennessy Scholar, joining a select group of students from around the world who will receive up to three years of financial support to pursue graduate degrees and global leadership development at Stanford University.

The Knight-Hennessy program, with 90 scholars in what is only its seventh cohort, selects scholarship recipients based on a “demonstration of the independence of thought, purposeful leadership and a civic mindset.” Kumar is the first UIC-affiliated awardee.

 

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