The English-Speaking Union

Luard Morse Scholarships

Ardia Newsum

Luard Scholar 2004 - 2005
Howard University - - University of London


Arida Newsum is a Theatre Art-Acting major at Howard University and will be spending her junior year at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She has been a Capstone Scholarship recipient, a Special Talent Scholarship recipient and a National Society of Collegiate Scholars inductee.


"This is a short thank you letter expressing my gratitude for the ESU's Luard Scholarship during the 2004-2005 academic school year. I completed a wonderful, enriching, educational, life altering year. Through the ESU's generous scholarship I not only had the educational exchange of a lifetime, but made life-long friendships, as well. For everything the ESU made possible I am truly grateful and more than determined to keep in contact with the ESU. Thank you again and I look forward to keeping in contact with the ESU throughout the years."

- Arida Newsum

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