Press Release

Scholarships for Asian Female Undergraduates

(New York, NY) April 13, 2012 – Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is now accepting applications from exceptional Asian female college students with demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurial experience.

The scholarship of $2,500 per awardee is designed to recognize and promote those female Asian students who have shown that they have the potential to become the innovative leaders of tomorrow. 

Bonnie Wong, President of AWIB, acknowledges that, “young Asians need be encouraged and supported when they give back to the community. Our scholars exemplify how young Asian women are making a difference and they are able to lead and commit to causes while maintaining excellent academic credentials.”

Candidates must fulfill the following criteria to be considered:

  • Have at least one or more of the following:
    a) demonstrated a leadership role in a community endeavor and/or b) a record of entrepreneurial achievement
  • Enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award. Please be advised that this scholarship is for currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed at least one semester.
  • Carry a minimum of 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA at the time of application (H.S. credit/grades do not count towards this scholarship)
  • Provide the most recent college transcript; semi-finalists will be required to provide their official college transcript
  • Provide a minimum of one professional recommendation
  • Fully complete and sign the AWIB Scholarship Application
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Applications will be accepted until the August 1, 2012 deadline.
For more information or to apply, go to

If you have any questions please e-mail info@awib.orgor call us at (212) 868-1368.

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, a dynamic organization, has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various tasks forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals. Visit us at







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