|OCA-Verizon College Scholarship Deadline Extended to May 10FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
13 April 2010
Iimay Ho | Program Manager
202 223 5500 | firstname.lastname@example.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.
|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.