Student Scholarship Success Stories

While WLSA provides the support the efforts of students themselves are key to their own success. Their efforts along with the support and opportunities received at WLSA Fudan Academy helped them each earn a full scholarship to a prestigious American university.

Sunny MA

Sunny Ma comes from Guangxi Province, the southeast of China. Sunny had dreams of experiencing the world outside of her small town. With the help of Fudan Academy she earned a full scholarship to Stanford University.

Quote from Sunny:

Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!” ——Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl

Kelly Gang冮又亓


Kelly Gang will be attending Princeton University with full financial aid.

Kelly is a scholarship student from Jilin Province. She transferred to WLSA Fudan Academy in Grade 11 and has not only maintained top grades in nearly all her courses, she also co-founded an electrical engineering club, attended a macromolecular research program in Fudan University, performs in opera in her spare time, and is a table tennis maverick and mentor.

Quote from Kelly: Always be true to yourself


Timbo Shi will be attending Cornell University with full financial aid.

Timbo Shi

Timbo is an ambitious student from Guangxi. He attended Fudan Academy in 2015 after receiving a scholarship granted by WLSA. Distressed by the appalling environmental conditions and food security problems in his hometown, he determined to learn so he could one day change the situation. He’s certainly well on his way to that noble goal.

Quote from Timbo: "The reason why a great man is great is that he resolves to be a great man."

Best of luck to you Sunny, Kelly, and Timbo!