Jaeyeon Chung (CBS), Shiri Melumad (CBS), LinJia “Linda” Zhuo (Parsons), & Zoe Taran (Parsons)

The Luxury Education Foundation is proud to present the 2014 LEF Scholarship Awards to Jaeyeon Chung and Shiri Melumad of Columbia Business School, and LinJia “Linda” Zhuo and Zoe Taran of Parsons The New School for Design. The Scholarship Program at LEF was established to be the source of annual honorary scholarships, awarded to students at Columbia Business School and Parsons who have exhibited an extraordinary level of leadership and innovation in their work and whose accomplishments are a testament to their commitment and talent in their fields.

Scholarship recipients Chung, Melumad, Zhuo, and Taran, all received awards from Lalique, the official award purveyor of The Luxury Education Foundation Scholarship. This year, the recipients received Lalique’s Clear Heart Paperweight fashioned using Lalique crystal. The gift symbolizes the heart and soul of luxury brands: the craftsmanship and passion that goes into creating every piece. Each paperweight is engraved with the recipients’ name marking this special recognition.


Columbia Business School Recipients:

We are pleased to announce Jaeyeon Chung, a 3rd year PhD student in Marketing at Columbia Business School as a recipient of the LEF scholarship this year. She graduated from the University of Michigan as an Honors student in Psychology department, got her degree in Master of Science in Marketing at CBS and also received her Masters of Philosophy after 2 years at CBS.

We are pleased to announce Shiri Melumad as a recipient of the LEF scholarship. Shiri is a doctorial candidate in marketing at the Columbia Busniess School and holds a BA in Psychology from Columbia University.


Parsons School of Design Recipients:

We are pleased to present Linda Zhuo a senior in the Fashion Design program at Parsons The New School for Design, with the LEF Scholarship Award. She participated in the 2014 Van Cleef & Arpels case study.

We are pleased to present Zoe Taran with the LEF Scholarship Award. Zoe, who was born in Montreal and raised in San Francisco, is a senior studying Design and Management at Parsons.