University of Mary Washington Students are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Hai Hung Foundation, founded by Professor Yuan-Jen Chiang, department of mathematics.


Hai Hung Foundation (filed in Richmond, and with the IRS) is a non-profit organization established by Yuan-Jen Chiang, Ph. D., Professor of Mathematics, in memory of her late father, Professor Hai Hung Chiang (1921-1989), on July 17, 2000. Professor Hai Hung Chiang was born in Langfong, Canton, China, and retired from Chung Yuan University in Taiwan. He dedicated more than 30 years in electrical engineering as a professor and researcher. He was the author of four senior and/or graduate level textbooks: 1. Basic Nuclear Electronics (342 pages) published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, in 1969. 2. Electrical and Electronic Instrumentation (588 pages) published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 1984. 3. Electronics for Nuclear Instrumentation – Theory and Application (661 pages) published by Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, Inc., FL, in 1985. 4. Electronic Wave Forming and Processing Circuits (538 pages) published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 1986. He also had many papers published in international scholarly journals in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering.

The goals and objectives of the Hai Hung Foundation are 1) to provide scholarships for college or university students in financial need in the U. S. A. and China (including Taiwan), and 2) To publish The Voice of Han, a bilingual (English and Chinese) educational journal in Chinese Studies and International Relations.  The Hai Hung Foundation scholarships are to help outstanding students with their tuition and/or living expenses while pursuing college education. Students will be able to concentrate on their studies and accomplish their academic goals and objectives. The governing body of Hai Hung Foundation contains the BOD (formed by three directors) and a Committee (formed by four Ph. D.s).

  • 8-10 scholarships will be awarded. 4-5 scholarships for Mary Washington college, Fredericksburg, VA, U. S. A., and 4-5 scholarships for college or university students in Langfong, Canton, China (one college student scholarship may be divided into two half scholarships in USA or two high school student scholarships in China).
  • Applicants must have earned at least 60 credits.
  • Applicants must have a 3.3 overall grade point average for a senior, and 3.5 for a junior.
  • Awards are $500.00 (U.S. dollar) for an American college student, and $1000.00 (Chinese Yen) for a Chinese college student.
  • Special consideration will be given to students in financial need. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

For further information please see the Hai Hung Foundation website.