BER winners of the 2017 New York Financial Writers Association Scholarships. Left to right: Yueqi Yang, Britt Martin, BER Director and Professor Stephen D. Solomon, Mike Juang, and Yifan Yu. Not shown: Krystal Hu.
NYU Business and Economic Reporting students won five of the six scholarship awards given in 2017 by the New York Financial Writers Association. The merit-based competition is open to any graduate or undergraduate student in the New York tri-state area who is interested in business journalism. Of the 13 students who are enrolled in NYU’s BER program, five of them were awarded NYFWA scholarships: Mike Juang, Britt Martin, Krystal Hu, Yueqi Yang, and Yian Yu.