Applications Open for The Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund

Asian Women In Business (AWIB)
Last date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Country: 
Bangladesh
Bhutan
China
India
Laos
Malaysia
Mongolia
Myanmar
Philippines
Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

Applications are open The Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship Fund to encourage and promote exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship.

Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various task forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minorities and women as business owners and as leaders in the corporate structure.

The AWIB Scholarship Fund will award Scholarships in November (subject to fund availability) to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.

Funding Information

Funding is dependent on the generosity of individual and corporate donors. Donations to the Fund are fully tax-deductible under IRS Section 501(c)(3).  Each scholarship will be $2,500. They are grateful for the donors to the Scholarship Fund which include Enterprise Holdings, and many generous individuals.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam). Please note that AWIB follows the definition used by the U.S. Census.
  • Enrolled full-time in an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution in the US, at the time of application and award
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application
  • Provide the most recent college transcript; semi-finalists will be asked to provide the most recent official transcript
  • U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.

Have one or more of the following:

  • a leadership role in a community endeavor
  • a record of entrepreneurial achievement (e.g. founded your own business)

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their application via http://www.awib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=998&parentID=811&grandparentID=811&nodeID=1

Eligible Countries:

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam

 

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