NAAAP PHILADELPHIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2016

The National Association of Asian American Professionals Philadelphia Chapter (NAAAP Philadelphia) is proud to announce the 2017 scholarship program that benefits graduating high school seniors and current college students who are Asian/Asian American. Several high school and college students will be selected within their respective pools to receive $1,000 in scholarship money, to be used toward tuition, books, and/or living expenses.

About NAAAP Philadelphia:
A non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals across a wide variety of fields and industries. As part of a national organization, NAAAP is the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization in the United States and Canada.

Scholarship Mission:
NAAAP Philadelphia strives to cultivate and develop the leaders of tomorrow. The mission of the NAAAP Philadelphia scholarship is to recognize and reward deserving Asian and Asian American students in the Philadelphia area with high leadership potential who are or will be pursuing a college education.

Timeline:
Scholarship Open: March 1st 2017
Scholarship Application Deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Interview Conducted: TBD
Winners Announced: TBD
Questions: scholarship@naaapphilly.org

APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
– Application and two (2) essays: submit at To be announced
– Two (2) letters of recommendation from professors/counselors/advisors/managers

    Please have recommender fill out form at: To be announced
    NAAAP Philadelphia reserves the right to contact references for verification. Recommender must not be related to applicant.

– Current resume

    Email to naaapphillyscholarship@gmail.com
    Please save file as: LastName.FirstName.HSorCollege.Resume2017
    i.e. Smith.John.College.ScholarshipResume2017

– Official Transcripts

    Must be mailed by your school to:

    NAAAP Philly
    PO Box 473
    Philadelphia, PA 19105-0473

– Must be of Asian American or of Asian descent
– Must be a U.S. citizen

For high school seniors:
– High school cumulative GPA 3.0 of higher
– Must currently attend a GREATER PHILADELPHIA high school
– Note: Student does not need to plan to attend a Philadelphia college. Student only needs to be currently attending a high school in one of the counties designated above. GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA INCLUDES:

    Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Bucks
    Southern New Jersey: Camden and Atlantic County
    Delaware: New Castle County

For college students:
– Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher.
– Must be currently attending a GREATER PHILADELPHIA (defined below) accredited college or university and still have at least one year of college remaining in the 2016-2017 school year. GREATER PHILADELPHIA includes the following counties (please contact us if you need further clarification):

    Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Bucks
    Southern New Jersey: Camden and Atlantic County
    Delaware: New Castle County

Questions: scholarship@naaapphilly.org

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