Young ICCA Tsinghua Law School Scholarship winner announced
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of this year's Young ICCA Tsinghua Law School Scholarship: Anastasiia Zhemchugova.
With the generous support of “Cheng Yu Tung-Tsinghua Law Development Fund”, Tsinghua Law School offers one Young ICCA member the possibility of receiving a scholarship to attend the Tsinghua LL.M program in International Arbitration& Dispute Settlement in the academic year 2017-2018. The winner of this year's scholarship is Ms. Anastasiia Zhemchugova.
Get to know Anastasiia better and read her answers to the Young ICCA Proust Questionnaire.
Name: Zhemchugova Anastasiia
Hometown: Kyiv, Ukraine
Current City: Wuhan, P.R. China
Current Employer: Student
2018- 2019 (expected) LL.M. International Arbitration and Dispute Settlement (IADS), Beijing, PRC
2016- 2018 - Master in International Law, Wuhan University, Hubei province, PRC
2015- 2016 - Exchange student, English program “International Law” Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
2015 - Bachelor in Law at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine
If you had to give an acceptance speech for this scholarship, what would your first line be? I fully understand that a scholarship is an endowment of the trust reposed in me with great expectations, and I am fully aware of what that entails
What is your favourite virtue? Thoughtfulness
What are your favourite qualities in another person? Honesty, creativity, optimism
What is your chief characteristic? Open-mindedness
What is your main fault? Overthinking
What is your favourite occupation? Anything connected with self-improvement. So, for now it is reading, communication, travelling, learning guitar or practising yoga
What is your idea of happiness? To be in a good mental and physical health, also in helping people.
What is your idea of misery? To have a useless life
If not yourself, who would you be? I would go into art
Where would you like to live? Nothing particular, I really enjoy to discover new cultures.
Who is your favourite prose author? Viktor E. Frankl
Who is your favourite hero/heroine in fiction? Katherine Ann Watson from Mona Lisa Smile
Who is your hero in real life? People who changed their Faith
What historical person do you most dislike? Difficult to answer
What is your favourite name? Alexander (powerful and elegant name)
What do you hate the most? Incompetence
What is your natural talent? An insight
What is your favourite arbitration-related decision? International Thunderbird Gaming Corp. vs. Mexico, UNCITRAL, Award, 26 January 2006
Who is your favourite arbitrator? James Crawford, Gary Born, Alain Pellet
Who is your mentor? Any person from whom I can learn
What is your motto? 平凡道を非凡に歩め (Japanese proverb)-“Walk extraordinary on ordinary path”.