Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Scholarship

The Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Scholarship is presented to the outstanding International graduate student who has demonstrated academic excellence. This award is named in memory of Lang Wong, a Canadian who devoted over 50 years of his life to the cause of international development, primarily in Asia, through service with the United Nations and its member agencies, the Canadian government, the International Development Research Centre and the Ford Foundation.

2019 Winners

Anil Donmez

Following a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering and a Master of Arts degree in economics from Bogazici University, Anil Donmez is currently a 3rd year PhD student in Economics at SFU. His research focuses on financial economics, behavioral finance, and learning & adaptation.

Stanislav (Stan) Hetalo

Stan Hetalo is a PhD student in Economics at SFU. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in System Analysis back in his home country – Ukraine, Master’s degree in Economics at University of New Brunswick, and joined SFU in 2018. Stan’s research interests primarily lie in the fields of Environmental and Financial Economics. He is looking forward towards sustainable future and actively seeks for potential improvements in the given area.

Zhifeng Sun

Zhifeng is a second-year Phd student in economics at SFU. After finishing his master study in economics and finance at CEMFI, Madrid, he joined the Econ program at SFU in pursuit of studying and doing research in development and political economics. One of his research interest is to study the evolution of social norms brought by the emergence of new economy, new social media and migration.