Angels Wings Foundation Scholarship

The Angels Wings Foundation announces our fourth round of Thai Scholarships to rising college students of Thai ancestry.  The Angels Wings Thai Scholarship, Western Region will include applicants from the state of California, Nevada, Oregon & Washington.

SCHOLARSHIP PURPOSE

The initiative behind the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship, is to recognize and honor Thai-American students who have demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to their Thai community, heritage connection and desire to continue their education. 

Angels Wings Thai Scholarship Strives to:

  • Provide educational opportunities by recognizing the contributions of Thai-Americans in local communities, and on regional, national and global levels.

  • Create an opportunity for Thai Americans to bring about meaningful changes in both their private and public lives through a higher education.

  • Establish ties among Thai Americans and their native country of Thailand.

  • Provide positive role models for Thai Americans living in the U.S.

  • Create thoughtful, future leaders who demonstrate integrity, respect and honor, and are the pride of the Thai community


Annual Amount

AWARD DETAILS:

The AWF Scholarship Committee will select undergraduate students to receive college scholarships.  Awardees will receive $5,000 towards education expenses to attend city/community colleges or trade school or a $10,000 scholarship to students attending a 4 year university. Proof of acceptance must be submitted during the application process. The full amount of the award will be disbursed directly to the college at the beginning of the semester of their first college term.


Additional Selection Criteria

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants for the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior

  • Be entering an accredited college or university for the 2020-2021 school year

  • Have an un-weighted accumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better

  • Demonstrate their aspiration through a written essay


Application Process

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered for the scholarship, each candidate must submit the following documents:

  1. Angels Wings Application form.

  2. High School Transcript with senior grades, including GPA and Class Ranking.

  3. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation: One may be from a Teacher, Coach, Principal or Counselor. And the second can be from an adult known on a personal level, such as from Volunteering, Faith-based Organization, Mentor or Neighbor. Must include their contact information for verification.

  4. A 500-1000 word Essay: How has your family background affected the way you see the world?

  5. Proof of College Acceptance and ID Card Number. Submit a copy of the College Acceptance letter.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ONE COMPLETE PACKET

Gather all 5 Application Requirement documents listed above, and submit via email or apply online. Student will receive an acknowledgement email notice. Do Not submit the packet more than once.

Email: Download application. Once completed scan all the documents to create one PDF, and attach to email. Email to: amelia@angelswingsfoundation.org

OR

Online Application: Fill out application online here.

If you have further questions regarding the Angels Wings Foundation Thai Scholarship, please contact amelia@angelswingsfoundation.org.


Deadline

May 18, 2020

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.angelswingsfoundation.org/angels-wings-thai-scholarship-2020