Press Release

Asian Women In Business is Accepting Applications for Scholarships


(New York, NY) June 17, 2014 – Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is now accepting applications from now until October 1, 2014. We are looking for dynamic Asian female undergraduates, currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college, and who have the potential to be the next generation of leaders. 

The AWIB scholarship recognizes exceptional Asian female college students with demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service, and/or entrepreneurial experience. The scholarship awards $2,500 to each recipient, and an additional $2,500 may be awarded based on need, for a maximum award of $5,000. 

Bonnie Wong, President of AWIB, states “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.”

The basic eligibility requirements in order to be considered are as follows:

  • 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
  • Be a female of Asian descent
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be 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)

Scholarship applications will be accepted until the October 1st, 2014 deadline, and winners will be notified by November 2014. Visit for the application and additional information. Please direct inquiries to or call (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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