Ascend Scholarship Program

Ascend Scholarship ProgramAscend Scholarship Program awards approximately 15 scholarships each year to deserving students who are Asian or Pacific Islanders or understand and support the mission of Ascend. Applicants must be Ascend student members attending school full-time.

Ascend is a member-based, non-profit organization that supports Pan-Asians in leadership positions in business corporations. They have chapters in the U.S. and Canada for both business professionals and students. The organization was founded in 2005 and supports the growth of leadership roles for American Asians in fields such as accounting, financial services, technology, engineering, professional services, and others.

Each year, the organization awards scholarships to student members. The scholarships are funded by various corporations who share Ascend's goal of honoring students with scholastic excellence who also contribute to their communities. Students who win a scholarship must attend the Ascend three-day National Convention where scholarships will be awarded at the Scholarship Luncheon.

The Ascend National Convention and Executive Summit is an annual gathering of more than 1500 American Asians that include executives and business leaders from around the nation who share their ideas on building relationships with business leaders and other professionals that increase the global potential of current and future American Asian business professionals.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MAY of each year, and the award amount is usually $4,000.

For more details, visit www.ascendleadership.org/?page=2012scholarships



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