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Three HST MD Students Win Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

<p><a href="https://www.pdsoros.org/" target="_blank">The Paul &amp; Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans</a>, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants, has announced their 2016 recipients. The thirty awardees include three Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) students, selected for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic field.</p>

<p>The three HST students are Vishwajith Sridharan, who is from southern India and is enrolled in the HST MD program as well as an MBA program at Harvard; Suan Lian Tuang, a native of Myanmar; and Eran Hodis from Israel. Tuang and Hodis are both pursuing MD-PhD degrees in the HST program.</p>

<p>This year&rsquo;s 30 winners were selected from a pool of 1,443 applicants with a two percent acceptance rate, making this the most competitive year in the Fellowship&rsquo;s history. Five HST students and alumni have won Soros Fellowships since 2013.</p>

 

Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016