Scholarships

Scholarships ranging from $2,500 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 2015

USPAACC strongly believes in investing in our future leaders.

Since 1989, over a 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 $2,500 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.

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 2016
  • Able to attend 2016 CelebrAsian Procurement Conference, June 1-3, 2015 in Atlanta, GA

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 2016
  • 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 Atlanta, GA from June 1-3, 2016. *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 2016 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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