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Summer and Fall 2024 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, nineteen new ambassadors were selected for study in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Phillips Passport Initiative Opens August 1

Founded in 2022, the Phillips Passport Initiative supports first-year and new transfer students with funding to apply for their first U.S. passport.

UNC Phillips Summer in Taiwan Returns in 2024

Phillips Summer in Taiwan, a six-week culturally immersive program based at National Taiwan University in Taipei, will run again in Summer 2024.

Spring 2024 Phillips Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, six new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for study in Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand.

Fall 2023 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, seven new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for study in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Summer 2023 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, seven new Phillips Ambassadors were selected for study in India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Spring 2023 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, eleven outstanding undergraduate students were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Spring 2023.

Fall 2022 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, eleven outstanding undergraduate students were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Fall 2022.

2022 Graduate Phillips Ambassador

We are excited to announce the 2022 Graduate Phillips Ambassador, Risa Murase, a Ph.D. candidate in the UNC Sociology department.

Summer 2022 Ambassadors Announced

After a competitive application process, several outstanding undergraduate students were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer 2022.

Spring 2022 Phillips Ambassadors

Six Phillips Ambassadors  were selected for Spring 2022 study abroad programs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and Korea. 

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.

Spotlight on Give Backs: Gardner Davis

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

Reflecting on India: Molly Cartwright

Ambassador Molly Cartwright shares reflections from the time she spent in India.

Ambassador Studies Abroad in Asia Again

Ciara Henihan (India '18) reflects on her experience in Singapore as recipient of alumni enrichment fund grant...

Spotlight on Give Backs: Ellie Moran

Ambassador Ellie Moran, rising junior from Buncombe County, shares insights from India with local community…

UNC Phillips Summer in Shanghai

The Phillips Ambassadors Program is thrilled to continue partnering with NYU Shanghai on unique summer program...

Spring 2020 Phillips Ambassadors

Meet our newest cohort of ambassadors who studied in Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan for the spring 2020 term...

History Professor Leads Shanghai Program

UNC History professor Michael Tsin is awarded distinguished professorship and leads new summer program in Shanghai...

Welcome New Ambassadors

Six undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad programs...

Program Hosts Schwarzman

Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Blackstone, one of the world’s largest investment firms, visited UNC-Chapel Hill...