Penn receives a $1 million gift for the World Scholars Program.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Penn World Scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania has received a $1 million gift from Sir Evelyn and Lynn Forester de Rothschild to support a Penn World Scholar from a British Commonwealth country.
“This gift ensures that Penn continues to make a difference, by offering the very best education to all students with the potential to change the world,” Penn President Amy Gutmann said. “I am so grateful to Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild for their visionary philanthropy.”
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