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ACES-NM Young Asian-American Student Award


Association of Chinese American Engineers and Scientists of New Mexico (ACES-NM)

A Chapter of Chinese Institute of Engineers – USA


Young Asian-American Student Award

Application Deadline: October 31, 2016

The Asian-American population is one of the fastest growing demographic in New Mexico, now accounting for around 5% of the population. The mission of the Association of Chinese American Engineers and Scientists of New Mexico (ACES/NM) Young Asian American Student Award Program is to recognize Asian American high school students living within our local chapter area who demonstrate excellent academic achievements and leadership in community service, global awareness and professional development. The program challenges and encourages the applicants to reach the highest standards of career development and lifetime achievement.

ACES/NM is now soliciting applications for the annual Young Asian American Student Award. Three to five awardees will be selected, and each recipient will be recognized and awarded a $250 scholarship at the annual ACES/NM Annual Meeting in December 2016.

Eligibility: The application is open to all U.S. citizens or permanent residents with Asian heritage currently enrolled in 10th to 12th grade at greater Albuquerque area high schools excluding those who have been awarded this scholarship.

Evaluation: The evaluation committee for the scholarship consists of current ACES/NM Board members and local Asian-American community leaders, excluding those with children who are applicants.

Submission Guidelines: Online application is available from September 10, 2016 until October 31, 2016. Please submit your application at ACES/NM Website at cie-nm.org. The awardee will be notified by November 21, 2016.

Additionally, applicants must submit following supplemental documents to

Bill Kwan
6404 Freemont Hills Loop NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

  1. Official high school transcript,
  2. A letter of support from either a teacher or a community leader familiar with the student’s achievements and activities.

Please contact Bill Kwan with any question.