Center for Asian American Studies
Center for Asian American Studies

Apply Today: The 2019 Martha Wong Scholarship

Mon, April 8, 2019
Apply Today: The 2019 Martha Wong Scholarship

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 an $800 scholarship.
Awards will be announced at the annual CAAS End of Year Dinner (date TBD).

-Deadline-
Wednesday, May 8 @ MIDNIGHT

-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
- email to Tony K. Vo [tony.vo@austin.utexas.edu]

-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.

Questions: aasinfo@austin.utexas.edu

 

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