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Rising Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship

06.2.2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2014 – Kaitlin Thompson, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Asheboro, was recently selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees.

Thompson, a home furnishings major, was selected based on academic achievement in the field of home furnishings. The Celia Moh Scholarship was established in October 2001 by furniture industry entrepreneur Laurence Moh to honor his wife, Celia. The scholarship program, funded by Mr. Moh’s initial gift of $3 million, was created to provide full tuition scholarships for students whose academic endeavors would logically lead to careers in the home furnishings industry.

“Winning the Celia Moh Scholarship is a tremendous honor,” says Thompson. “Receiving this scholarship is an attribution to the dedication and experience of my professors at HPU, and will serve as motivation to continue to reach new heights in my career.”

The application process requires candidates to complete an extensive questionnaire, write a personal essay, obtain instructors’ recommendations and provide a college transcript illustrating exceptional academic achievement. A scholarship committee comprised of notable home furnishings industry executives selected Thompson and three other students in the country.  Throughout the program’s 13-year existence, eighty-four full scholarships have been awarded to students studying home furnishings and interior design.

For more information about the Celia Moh Scholarship program, please visit http://www.mohscholarship.org.

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