People & Places: Vienna undergrad awarded prestigious college scholarship


Chun-Ming “Chris” Chen of Vienna, a student at Northern Virginia Community College, is one of 90 students nationally to receive an Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

The award — the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country — provides up to $40,000 a year toward tuition, books, living expenses and required fees for the final two to three years needed to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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