Soksamphoas Im, Doctoral Student, Awarded Fellowship to Pursue Aging Policy Research in Cambodia
A public policy PhD candidate at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been selected for a prestigious international fellowship. Cambodian native Soksamphoas Im, in the College of Social Sciences’ Department of Political Science, was selected for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Doctoral Fellowship during the 2019–2020 year. The fellowship provides a $20,000 award towards her dissertation research on the emergence of Cambodia’s new national aging policy, which focuses on elderly rights and economic opportunities.
“Being selected as an AAUW award recipient is an honor and privilege as the fellowship allows me not only to continue my PhD program but also help me to accomplish my dissertation research project in a timely manner. I hope to inspire other female graduate students at UH Mānoa to apply for AAUW distinguish fellowship,” said Im.
CSEAS has previously featured Soksamphoas as a Moscotti Fellowship recipient.