Delighted to receive confirmation from the Rotary Foundation this morning that Rebecca Du's application for a Rotary Global Scholarship has been approved.

Rebecca is currently a medical student at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Rebecca has been accepted into the MPP program at Cambridge University in the U.K. and plans to use the understanding of health policy she will gain to increase access to surgical care in low-income countries.

The scholarship is in the amo...unt of $37,800 funded with an endowment gift of $17,850 and DDF from D 5890 of $8,576 and D 5770 in Oklahoma of $1,400.

Rebecca passed her Board Exams following third year medicine and was slotted in the top 1% in the United States.
She is currently conducting research at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center, Michael Debakey VA Medical Center and National School of Tropical Medicine.

Immediately following the Rotary Scholarship year she will complete her final year of Medical School during which she will spend 2 months working with the Baylor International Pediatric Aids Initiative. In her final year of medical school she will apply for neurosurgery residencies.

Rebecca is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Humble with host Club in the U.K. the R.C. of Ely Hereward.