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CEAS welcomes Knight-Hennessy Scholar Eric Liu

Eric Liu

Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University announced its 2024 cohort of 90 new scholars who will pursue degrees in 45 graduate programs across all seven graduate schools at Stanford. Scholar Eric Liu of Princeton, New Jersey will pursue his master of arts degree in East Asian studies at the Center for East Asian Studies with a regional focus on China. According to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars:

"Eric is earning a bachelor of science degree from the United States Military Academy in Chinese and systems and decision sciences. Following Stanford, he will serve as an infantry officer in the United States Army. At West Point, Eric served as the regimental Sandhurst officer, overseeing the preparation, execution, and consolidation of the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition for 1,100 cadets. He is a recipient of the General William E. Read Pentathlete Award."

Knight-Hennessy Scholars is a multidisciplinary, multicultural graduate fellowship program. Scholars receive up to three years of financial support to pursue graduate studies at Stanford and while providing experiences that prepare graduates to be visionary, courageous, and collaborative leaders who address complex challenges facing the world. Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and how to apply.