The San Diego Fellowship awards graduate students disadvantaged backgrounds who have defied odds and overcome adversity. This year, the San Diego Fellowship awarded four Scripps students, one of whom is Garfield Kwan. Garfield is a newly admitted student who has a background in helping the Karen people from the City Heights community. He created and directed the City Heights Outreach Ministry Program to tutor Karen families for three years. He has since stepped down to begin his PhD in the Tresguerres lab.
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