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NAAAP Houston P.O. Box 540601 Houston, TX 77254-0601 Email: naaap@naaaphouston.org Web: www.naaaphouston.

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2014 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FORM


Application for Current High School Seniors Award Amount: Three (3) $1,000 Scholarships
The National Association of Asian American Professionals - Houston (NAAAP Houston) is a non-profit professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service. All parts of this application must be completed and sent with a postmark date on or before May 17,

2014. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Submitted applications become the
property of the National Association of Asian American Professionals Houston, Inc. and will not be returned to the applicant. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be a current high school senior of Asian Pacific descent, enrolled in a high school within the Greater Houston Metropolitan area, and expecting to graduate in the year 2014. The Greater Houston Metropolitan area includes the following counties: Harris, Fort Bend, Waller, Chambers, Liberty, and Montgomery.
Please type or print clearly the information requested. Make sure to include your name on all sheets. PART I: Please read this application in its entirety, and complete and sign this application. PART II: Attach a page listing what you consider to be your most important activities and achievements, including academic honors, community service, work experience, and extracurricular activities. Please include dates and, where appropriate, duration of activity. PART III: Select any two (2) of the four (4) brief essays below (Essays should be a maximum of 500 words each, double-spaced with your name on the top of each page) describing: An experience that shaped who you are today. Advice to Self at Age ___. Think of a particular age in your past. Write a letter with advice to yourself at that age. A problem or challenge faced by the Asian American community and how you would address or resolve this issue. How do you think the term "Asian American" has changed over the course of time? How was it defined in the past and where is it headed in the future?

PART IV: (Optional Essay, 500 words, double spaced with your name on the top of each page).Is there any other information that you believe would be helpful to the review committee in considering your application? If you feel the application already represents you well, do not feel obligated to answer this essay question. Part V: Include a sealed copy of your high school transcript, copy of SAT score report, and one letter of recommendation on official letterhead.

Part VI: Please send an electronic copy of your essays to Jennifer.Kuo@naaaphouston.org. Please send physical copies of your essays and all other documents to the address below.
Attn: NAAAP Houston Citiscape Construction 6200 Savoy, Suite 500 Houston, TX 77036 Email: Jennifer.Kuo@naaaphouston.org Web: www.naaaphouston.org

PART I Mr. Ms. First Name _________________Middle:_______________ Last Name____________________ Home Mailing Address: ____________________________________________________Apt. ____________ City: __________________ State: _____________ Zip: _____________ Telephone: __________________Email Address: __________________ High School: _____________________________________________________________________________ High School Address: ______________________________________________________________________ City: __________________State: ______________ Zip: ____________ Counselors Name: _______________________Telephone #: _____________ Expected Graduation (month/year): _____________ GPA: _______ Based on what scale? (4.0 / 5.0) ________ Name of College Admitted: ________________________ Location (City/State): _______________________ Parent or Legal Guardian Mr. Mrs. First Name: _____________________ Middle: _____________ Last Name: _______________ Occupation: ____________________________Relationship to Student: ______________________________ Applicant

I certify that the information contained in this application and all supplemental materials are accurate to the best of my knowledge, and I agree to notify NAAAP Houston in writing of any changes to the information provided or any further information that might affect my eligibility for consideration for this scholarship. I understand the scholarship, if awarded, will be used solely for the purpose of paying for college-related expenses and agree to these conditions. I acknowledge and agree that the NAAAP Houston Scholarship Committees decision is final and waive any appeals or reviews. I also understand and agree that I must refund the full amount of the scholarship, if awarded, back to NAAAP Houston, Inc. if I do not enroll in an accredited college or university by Fall 2014 or if I withdraw from an academic program within the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 semesters for any reason other than medical. Applicant Signature: ________________________________________ Date: ______________________

Mail completed application to:


Attn: NAAAP Houston Citiscape Construction 6200 Savoy, Suite 500 Houston, TX 77036 Email: Jennifer.Kuo@naaaphouston.org Web: www.naaaphouston.org

Checklist
[ ] Scholarship application form (PART I) [ ] Activities & Achievements (PART II) [ ] Essay I & II (PART III) [ ] Optional Essay III (PART IV) [ ] Official copy of high school transcript (PART V) [ ] is attached [ ] is being mailed by school [ ] Standardized Test Scores (SATs) [ ] One sealed letters of recommendation on official letterhead