Asian Women In Business Scholarship (AWIB) Fund in USA



Scholarship details
 
The Asian women In Business (AWIB), founded in 1995,is the only non-profit organisation, tax-exempt organisation in the country which aims to assist the Asian women entrepreneurs.  Over the past few years, the organisation has developed in many sectors. It has started to grow its horizons by helping the Asian Americans. The AWIB scholarship has committed itself to assist the Asian women, encouraging and promoting these exceptional business entrepreneurs who have demonstrated leadership, community service or entrepreneurship.  

Eligibility criteria

The candidate has to satisfy the eligibility criteria to avail the scholarship. The scholarship’s minimum eligibility criteria are not enough for the candidate to avail the scholarships. There are many other factors to be considered for the scholarship. 

1.       The AWIB follows the ancestry according to the U.S Census. The candidate must trace her ancestry from one of the following regions such as Asia, Pacifica islander ancestry (Bangladesh, Japan, Korea, Bhutan, India, China, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam etc)
2.       At the time of application or during the award, the candidate has to be enrolled in a 4 year accredited U.S under graduate study programme at the U.S.
3.       The candidate should have a minimum of 3.0 CGPA during the time of application.
4.       U.S citizen or the permanent resident of the U.S.
5.       The candidate should provide the most recent college transcript receipts. All the semi-finalists will be asked to provide these receipts.
6.       The candidate should have the following a) a good record of entrepreneurial achievement (found and running your own business) and b) the candidate should have a leadership role in a community endeavour. 

The scholarship is eligible to the candidates who are Part-Asian tracing their ancestry and meting all the other eligibility criteria. 

Scholarship provider

The scholarship is funded by the corporate donors and generous individuals. The scholarships are provided are fully tax deductible under the scheme of IRS Section 501(C)(3). Each of the scholarships awarded are worth $2500. The donors are BNY Mellon, Enterprise holdings, PNC bank and many other generous donors and individuals. 

Scholarship amount

The scholarships awarded are worth $2500. An extra grant of $2500 is granted to the women who are in financial need.

Notification

The winners of the scholarships are notified by the mid of November. The names will be posted on the website on www.awib.org. The AWIB conducts the interviews for the finalists and the semi-finalists at its own discretion. 

How to apply

All the applications must be typed and the application should be in a pdf format. The application package should be mailed to the below address.

Asian Women In Business
42 Broadway, Suite 1748
New York, NY 10004. 

Further queries/contact
The further queries and clarification can be mailed to scholarship@awib.org.

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