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The Phillips Ambassadors Program is one of UNC Chapel Hill’s most flexible scholarships for undergraduate study abroad in Asia. Founded in 2007 by alumnus Ambassador Earl N. “Phil” Phillips Jr. and his family, the program has supported 350 students studying, interning, and researching abroad in Asia.

The scholarship combines a financial award, an academic course, and a charge to students to share their unique study abroad experience with young people in their hometowns and with the Carolina community. Eligible students from all academic majors may apply in two cycles per year.


Spotlight on Give Backs: Taylor Doggett

Taylor Doggett and Wyatt Bruton launched our Alumni Ambassador Interview Series with a discussion about Wyatt’s path to China and beyond.

New Ambassadors: Summer 2021

Ten new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for summer 2021, all heading to Yonsei University in Korea.

Spotlight on Give Backs: Gardner Davis

Ambassador Gardner Davis shares a video diary of a "day in the life" in Taipei, Taiwan.

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