OAKLAND, Calif - September 3, 2007 - Today nuherbs Co. announced the recipients of the 2007 nuherbs Co. Traditional Chinese Medicine Scholarship. The nuherbs Co. Traditional Chinese Medicine Scholarship was established to recognize that today's students are the inheritors of a 5000-year-old tradition and are the future leaders of a growing Oriental Medicine community in the United States.
The awards are a $2000, $1500, and $1000 scholarship to be used for fall 2007 tuition at an Acupuncture School that is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). Additionally, each scholarship applicant will receive a $25 gift certificate from nuherbs Co.
For the 2007 academic year, nuherbs Co. received 57 applications from students at 34 different Acupuncture institutions. The selection criteria was based on answers to a short essay question. After careful review by an esteemed panel of judges the following three individuals will receive scholarships:
nuherbs® Scholarship, $2,000
Micheal Ishii, Pacific College Oriental Medicine, New York, NY
Herbal Times® Scholarship $1,500
Joseph Davis, Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences, Oakland, CA
Jade Dragon® Scholarship $1,000
Karen Litton, Daoist Traditions, Asheville, North Carolina
About nuherbs Co. Scholarship Program: This year nuherbs co., the future of Chinese medicine reintroduced its industry first scholarship program that initially ran from 1999 to 2000. The scholarship program is one of many ways nuherbs Co. pledges its ongoing support to the future of TCM and its beautiful heritage of healing. For information regarding the 2008 scholarship program contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About nuherbs Co.: Founded in 1979 by Dr. Bing Yin Lee as a family herb store in Oakland's Chinatown; nuherbs Co. is dedicated to the practice and acceptance of TCM in the United States. Over the years nuherbs Co. has grown into a leading importer of Chinese herbal formulas, bulk herbs, TCM supplies, and other custom products. For more information about nuherbs Co. and its wide variety of products please visit www.nuherbs.com or call (800) 233-4307