October 24, 2016
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Asian Rights Group Extends Scholarship Application Deadline


Washington, DC - OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, economic, and political well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), is extending the application deadline for the OCA-Verizon College Scholarship to May 10, 2010.  
The OCA-Verizon College Scholarship is a $2,000 award that will provide opportunities to APA college students who wish to continue their higher education while facing financial difficulties. 10 scholarships will be awarded.
In order to be eligible, applicants must be a current undergraduate student who identifies as Asian Pacific American entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2010, demonstrate financial need, be a permanent resident or US citizen, have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale), and must be pursuing one of the majors below. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 
Eligible Majors
Accounting Business Administration
Computer Electronics Computer Programming
Computer Information Systems Computer Engineering
Computer Science Economics
Electrical Engineering Finance
HR Management Industrial Engineering
Information Technology International Business
Management Information Systems Marketing
Mechanical Engineering Network Administration

The application must be completed online. For more information about the OCA-Verizon College scholarship or to access the application, please visit www.ocanational.org and click “Verizon College Scholarships” under “Programs.” The application must be submitted in its entirety by 11:30 PM EST on May 10 to be eligible. 

Iimay Ho | Program Manager

202 223 5500 | iho@ocanational.org

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