Tony Wu

2016 Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Recipient

Biography: Tony Wu is a senior Business Economics student. When he was 16, he moved to the U.S. from Hong Kong and attended Pasadena City College before transferring to UCLA. He is very grateful for the Economics and Management courses offered at UCLA – especially the finance classes. He has internship experience at PR, social media, and public accounting. Last summer, he worked at a local LA startup as a financial analyst intern. Outside of academic and professional development, he is a beginner golfer and a great fan of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Future Plans: After graduation, Tony will start at a financial services firm in Los Angeles. After a few years, he is considering an MBA program. In the long term, he wants to be an entrepreneur and start businesses that help make the world a better place.

What does the scholarship mean to me?: I am extremely grateful for the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Bruce. The scholarship not only helps my financial need during school but also teaches me the idea of giving back to the society. Being a beneficiary, I totally understand how much it helps me and means to me. This inspires me to be as generous as Mr. & Mrs. Bruce when I have the ability in the future.