Morehead-Cain Scholars Rebekah Cockram ’18 and Eric Lee ’18 are among the 18 students selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors.

The award will allow each to study next fall in Asia. Cockram will study at the University of hong Kong; Lee will study at the National University of Singapore.

The Phillips Ambassadors Program is part of UNC’s Carolina Asia Center, in association with the Study Abroad Office. Selection is based on strong communication skills, intellectual curiosity and engagement, academic achievement, evidence of generous service to the campus and wider community, and a previous record of leadership.


Eric Lee ’18 (far left) and Rebekah Cockram ’18 (third from left) with former Phillips Ambassadors Larry Han ’16 (second from left) and James Williams ’16 (fourth from left), Morehead-Cain Foundation Executive Director Chuck Lovelace, and former Phillips Ambassador Patrick Lung ’16 (last from left).