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 Chinese Institute of Engineer (CIE/USA) – New Mexico Chapter (also known as Association of Chinese American Engineers and Scientists of New Mexico (ACES-NM)) Young Asian American Student Award Program is to outstanding Asian American high school students living within our local chapter area who demonstrate excellent academic achievements, 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.
CIE/USA-NM is now soliciting nominations for the annual Young Asian American Student Award. The awardees will be recognized and presented a $250 award at the annual CIE/USA-NM Annual Meeting in December.
Eligibility: The application is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents with Asian heritage currently enrolled in 10th to 12th grade at New Mexico high schools, excluding those who have received this award previously.
Evaluation: The evaluation committee consists of current CIE/USA-NM Board members and local Asian-American community leaders, excluding those with children who are applicants.
Submission Guidelines: Application submission will start from early October until November each year. We will post post the specific time frame and the submission form then.
You may check the student awardees for each year by clicking the link under “Student Award” menu.