Scholarships

Scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 are being awarded every year to high school seniors nationwide.
Scholarships Available in 2016
Average Applications Received Annually
Dollar Amount Awarded in 2016

USPAACC strongly believes in investing in our future leaders.

Since 1989, over two million dollars in scholarship benefits have been awarded through USPAACC.

Major corporations have established their Hallmark Scholarships with USPAACC, and Asian American businesses have stepped forward to support the Scholarship Program and endow their own scholarships. Today, between ten and twenty scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 each are being awarded every year to high school seniors nationwide for their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 applications are received annually.

2017 Scholarships Available

  • Akraya Inc Hallmark Scholarship
  • Ampcus Hallmark Scholarships (2)
  • Bruce Lee Foundation Hallmark Scholarship
  • Comcast Hallmark Scholarship
  • GoProcure Hallmark Scholarship
  • GRMI Hallmark Scholarship
  • Hilton Hallmark Scholarship
  • Ingersoll Rand Hallmark Scholarship
  • National Capitol Contracting LLC Hallmark Scholarship
  • Paramount Software Hallmark Scholarship
  • PepsiCo Hallmark Scholarship (2)
  • Qnexis Hallmark Scholarship
  • SAI Systems Int'l Hallmark Scholarship
  • Softpath Systems Scholarship
  • Systemsoft Technologies Hallmark Scholarship
  • UPS Hallmark Scholarships (2)
  • WinWin Product Hallmark Scholarship
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Criteria

Applicant must be:

  • At least 16 years of age at the time of application
  • A high school senior
  • Of Asian Pacific Island heritage (except for Bruce Lee Scholarship)
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Beginning full-time study at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the United States in Fall 2017
  • Able to attend 2017 CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, May 31 – June 2, San Diego, CA

Award requirements

  • Must be used for a full-time course of study at an accredited college or university in the United States commencing in the Fall of 2017
  • Scholarship money will be paid directly to the recipient’s college or university towards the cost of tuition
  • Must be used towards paying for courses on-campus; online courses will not qualify
  • USPAACC reserves the right to verify the accuracy of the information contained in the submitted application package

Applicant should demonstrate:

  • Academic achievement of 3.3 GPA or higher
  • Leadership in extracurricular activities
  • Involvement in community service
  • Financial need

Scholarship Recipients are asked to:

  • Attend the CelebrAsian Procurement Conference in San Diego, CA from May 31 – June 2, 2017. *If unable to attend, must forfeit scholarship award
  • Prepare a 2-minute acceptance speech to be delivered at the Awards presentation during the CelebrAsian Procurement Conference
  • Spend time with USPAACC staff during the conference so both parties could get to know each other
  • Write an essay about their experience at the CelebrAsian 2017 Conference within 30 days after the event and send it to USPAACC.
  • Write a Thank You note to the sponsor of their scholarship and send it to USPAACC.
  • Keep USPAACC informed of their college life and studies during their first four years in college by writing at least once a year.
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Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship

Overview

At the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, we know how important it is for schools across the country to identify and remove barriers that prevent students from accessing the nutrition and higher educational opportunities they need in order to learn and succeed. According to No Kid Hungry®, 22% of U.S. children under age 18 live in poverty, struggling every day with hunger that holds them back from striving to do their best in school. That’s why we have partnered with Denny’s Hungry for Education campaign, a program awarding over $200,000 in scholarships and special incentives to elementary, high school and college students for their innovative ideas on childhood hunger.

Denny’s will provide two (2) Hungry for Education scholarship with an amount of $3,000 each. Students can get involved with Hungry for Education by applying at www.dennyshungryforeducation.com.

Criteria

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • If applicant is under the age of 18 and is selected as a potential HFE scholarship recipient, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student’s parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights.
  • Scholarship funds awarded to winners must be used for education, such as tuition and related fees, books, supplies and equipment required for courses at an accredited post-secondary education institution.
  • GPA level requirement of 2.5 or higher.
  • Students will need to provide a 300-word essay on how Denny’s can impact childhood hunger in the United States.
  • Deadline is April 14, 2017.