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OCA-Verizon College Scholarship Deadline Extended to May 10
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OCA-Verizon College Scholarship Deadline Extended to May 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
13 April 2010

CONTACT
Iimay Ho | Program Manager
202 223 5500 | iho@ocanational.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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 ScienceEconomics 
Electrical Engineering Finance 
 HR ManagementIndustrial Engineering 
 Information TechnologyInternational Business 
 Management Information Systems Marketing
 Mechanical EngineeringNetwork 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. 

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