Two Howard University Students Awarded Luard Scholarships

Rehana Packwood and Kyle R. Burton

Two students from Howard University have been awarded Luard Scholarships from the English-Speaking Union of the United States. The scholarships offer tuition and expenses for study abroad at one of 18 British universities. The scholarships are awarded to students attending Hampton University, Howard University or another HBCU affiliated with the University Negro College Fund. Since the 1969-70 academic year, 69 Luard Scholarships have been awarded.

Howard University students Rehana Packwood and Kyle R. Burton will be spend their junior year abroad studying in the United Kingdom as Luard Scholars.

Packwood is a graphic design major from Orlando, Florida. She plans on a career in animation. At Howard, she serves on the executive board of the Japanese Culture Club.

Burton is a biology major from St. Louis, Missouri. He plans to become a transplant surgeon. At Howard, he is the vice president of programming for the Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity.


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