University of California, Riverside

Lai Yung Huey Scholarship

The Lai Yung Huey Memorial scholarship was established by John S. Chang and Agnes Huey in honor of Lai Yung Huey, a primarily self-educated individual who lived through turbulent times and experienced firsthand violence and deprivation while in China during the Second World War. She and her loving husband Howard were able to immigrate to the U.S. and pursue the proverbial “American dream.” Despite minimal formal education and low-paying work, they saved and invested wisely, thereby gaining financial independence well before retirement age. Lai Yung assisted her daughter Agnes to raise two grandchildren, including Johnathan M. Chang, who attended UCR as a Regents Scholar.


Criteria for Selection
  • Incoming UCR freshman with high academic performance
  • GPA 3.3 or above
  • Demonstrated community service
  • Preference given to immigrant from China including, but not limited to Hong Kong and Taiwan

Eligible students will be notified to apply when scholarship funding is made available.