ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year.
“I'm excited to work with other student leaders at Penn and across the world who are passionate about issues and want to make the world better by advancing the SDG and UNAI principles.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
Louis’ fellowship project is Promoting the Post-Graduation Success of First Generation, Low Income College Students. First generation, low income (FGLI) students face various obstacles during the college process, especially when it comes to post graduation. His project aims to help FGLI students, like himself, gain the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in whatever path they choose after college. He plans to host at least 1 event/presentation/etc per a month that will address topics like careers and jobs, graduate school, scholarships/fellowships, alumni mentorship, among other important issues. This project is advancing in SDG 4 and UNAI 3
About the Millennium Fellow
Louis Lin is a Junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Health and Societies & Political Science and minoring in Asian American Studies, Education Policy, and Environmental Studies. He is passionate about health and education policy and plans to pursue a career addressing inequalities in these areas for low-income, AAPI, and immigrant communities. On campus, he is active in the first-generation, low-income student community, the basis for his fellowship project. He is also an elected office in Philadelphia serving as his precincts Judge of Election. In the future, he plans to pursue a career in public service in Pennsylvania and at the federal level.