Jones Day announces International Legal Fellowship Award winners in Beijing and Shanghai
The global law firm Jones Day has announced the winners of its 2018 Jones Day International Legal Fellowship Award. Twelve outstanding law students from top universities in Beijing and Shanghai were chosen as recipients of this year's award, including students from Peking University, Tsinghua University, China University of Political Science and Law, Renmin University of China, Fudan University, East China University of Political Science and Law, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Over the past 18 years, the Jones Day International Legal Fellowship has granted more than RMB 3 million to more than 200 students from 17 universities in Beijing and Shanghai to support their educational pursuits in the legal area of their choice.
"We are delighted to continue the Jones Day International Legal Fellowship program, now in its eighteenth year, and congratulate these talented Chinese legal students," said Jessie Tang, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Beijing Office. "We are proud to give back to the legal community and help these students pursue their careers as lawyers."
"We congratulate the Fellowship Award winners," added Angel Huang, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Shanghai Office. "Every year we are very impressed with the great talent of the next generation of the legal profession. It is easy to foresee how bright the future of the rule of law is in China. We are honored to be a part of their development, to participate in this transforming process for China's legal system, and hope to set an example for law firms in China."
This year's winners are:
Yueshan Chen - Tsinghua University
Bingxun Deng - Tsinghua University
Allen Guo - East China University of Political Science and Law
Nina He - Fudan University
Haochen Li - Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Hangyu Li - China University of Political Science and Law
Yue Li - Peking University
Emily Tong - East China University of Political Science and Law
Ellen Wang - Fudan University
Liuting Zhang - Tsinghua University
Yue Zhao - Renmin University
Josie Zheng - East China University of Political Science and Law
"I am honored to be selected for this prestigious fellowship," said Ellen Wang, a winner from Fudan University. "All the applicants are outstanding students, and I have been fortunate to get to know them. Guided by my passion for the law, I look forward to continuing to learn, and to making my own contributions to the legal community. I am very grateful to Jones Day."
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