Center for Asian American Studies
Center for Asian American Studies

The Honorable Martha J. Wong, Ed.D. Scholarship, Deadline April 15, 2018

Thu, March 1, 2018
The Honorable Martha J. Wong, Ed.D. Scholarship, Deadline April 15, 2018
Martha J. Wong

The Honorable Martha J. Wong Scholarship honors UT undergraduate students majoring or minoring in Asian American Studies for excellence in academic attainment and leadership.
 
This year CAAS will be awarding two students each a $800 scholarship.
 
Eligibility
Applicants must be an Asian American Studies major or minor and have a GPA of at least 3.0.
 
Application Procedure
Students must submit following materials:

  • a 250-word statement describing their qualifications
  • resume
  • letter of recommendation from a CAAS-affiliated faculty

Application materials and recommendation letter may be emailed to Sona Shah, drop off at Burdine Hall (BUR) 568 or campus mail to CAAS mail code A2200. Materials must be received by Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Email sona.shah@austin.utexas.edu for questions.
 
About
The Honorable Martha J. Wong, Ed.D. graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and received her doctorate in education from the University of Houston.  After a career as an educator, elementary school high school principal, associate superintendent and associate professor at Baylor University, she was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council in 1993 and the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas House of Representatives.

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