Cherzong V. Vang in loving memory of cherzong vang thajkhu vaj txiab science & engineering scholarship



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CHERZONG V. VANG

IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHERZONG VANG - THAJKHU VAJ TXIAB

SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION PACKET, 2016



PRESENTED BY

THE HMONG AMERICAN EDUCATION FUND

www.thehaef.org


This scholarship was donated by Cherzong V. Vang’s children and his endowment in loving memory of Cherzong Vang (Thajkhu Vaj Txiab).

Biography provided by the family. If you like a copy please email: scholarships@thehaef.org


Instructions for the Cherzong V. Vang (Science & Engineering) Scholarship

This scholarship is presented by the Hmong American Education Fund. This scholarship seeks to financially support one student majoring in the sciences or engineering fields. The successful applicant will be awarded up to $500 to the choice of his/her college or university. Download this application packet and fill out the form below. All application materials are due by March 15, 2016. Late applications and materials will not be considered. Any hand written application will be disqualified. All application materials must be sent by E-mail in PDF format to: scholarships@thehaef.org. You will be notified of your application status via E-mail by May 30, 2016.

Applicants Must Meet All Criteria Listed

  • A U.S. citizen or legal resident alien.

  • Will be attending an accredited private/public college or university.

  • Any person of Hmong descent pursuing an education to better himself or herself and others.

  • A Minnesota state resident.

  • All current college and graduate students in the fields of Science or Engineering studies.

  • Has been accepted fulltime to a 2-year or 4-year college/university or graduate school in the Fall 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Has a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher in a 4.0 scale system.

Scholarship Application Packet, Checklist

  • A completed application.

  • Essay (1500 words or less).

  • Copy of unofficial transcript.

  • One letter of recommendation.

  • All required application documents should be sent in PDF format via E-mail to scholarships@thehaef.org

A successful applicant must demonstrate the following

  • A show of strong and outstanding academic achievements.

Essay: In one essay, 1500 words or less, please answer the following questions

  1. Tell us about your commitment to education, the sciences and or engineering.

  2. Tell us your knowledge of the Hmong People.

  3. Tell us some of the things you have done to help your community outside of school.

Additional Requirements

  • Recipient is expected to attend the Scholarship Awards Banquet on the first Saturday of August 2016.

  • If selected, recipients are expected to submit the documents requested for the Scholarship Awards Banquet (ex. photo, bio, thank you letter to donors).

Successful applicants are required to attend two general academic coaching and mentoring sessions with HAEF. These sessions can be done via phone, e-mail or face to face.

( If you have any questions, please email: scholarships@thehaef.org )





CHERZONG V. VANG SCHOLARSHIP

SCIENCE & ENGINEERING - CHERZONG V. VANG - THAJKHU VAJ TXIAB

2016 Application (fill out application & save as PDF & E-mail back to scholarships@thehaef.org)

Last Name:      

First Name:      

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E-Mail:      

Gender:      

Date of Birth:      

If you are a high school senior - name of parent/guardian:      

Parent’s phone number:      




State of resident:      

Are you a U.S. citizen?      

Are you a legal resident alien?      

How many languages can you speak, read, and write?      



Name of your current educational institution:      



School Address:      



Current GPA:      


If you are in high school, name of college/university you have been accepted to and will be attending:      

Degree you are seeking: Associate, BA/BS, Masters, PhD/Doctorate, Other:      


Major or area of study:      

Will you be a fulltime student?      



What year of schooling are you in:      


Are you or will you be applying to other scholarships or financial assistance? (If yes, please list them):      

Have you been awarded other scholarships or financial assistance? (If yes, please list them):      

Print Name:      



Signature:      

Date:      

Disclaimer: By signing this application I understand that the information provided is true to the best of my knowledge. HAEF reserve the right to verify information submitted on the successful candidate’s application. In addition, the views and opinions expressed by individuals and/or businesses featured in our scholarships do not necessary represent the views of the Hmong American Education Fund.


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