award recipients

OCA St. Louis established the Youth Leadership Award to recognize and reward deserving Asian Pacific American high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate leadership and service within their school and community. Award recipients will be invited, but not required, to attend the OCA-St. Louis Chapter’s Gala to receive the award. The Gala is April 8, 2017.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be an Asian Pacific American high school junior or senior.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident.
  • Be a Missouri resident.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Questions about the scholarship application process? Contact  info@oca‐stl.org

Award: $1000

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Supplemental Questions:

  1. This scholarship is for students who are Asian Pacific Americans. Does this describe you?
  2. What year of high school are you in currently?
  3. Are you a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident?
  4. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Full Name
  5. Parent (or legal guardian) 2 Full Name
  6. What is your ACT or PSAT/SAT score?
  7. If the scores are not on your transcript, upload your ACT or PSAT/SAT report
  8. List Honors/Awards/Recognition your have received.
  9. List your extracurricular activities and community service.
    • Activity/organization
    • Dates of participation
  10. ESSAY: Please write an essay on the following topic (500 word minimum): Why is voting important for Asian Americans?
  11. Scholarship Central RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
  12. Scholarship Central SECOND RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
  13. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates and its agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic and/or financial records and other information which applies to the consideration of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essays are my own work.