In 1993, the Asian Employees Association at the Port of Oakland (AEA) established a scholarship program to encourage deserving high school students from the community to pursue post-secondary education. The program has grown steadily over the years and has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships.
Criteria for Scholarship Applicants
To apply for a scholarship award, the following must be submitted to the AEA Scholarship Committee for review:
The following will be considered when reviewing the applications:
The AEA Scholarship Committee will review the applications and invite a select number of applicants to a personal interview (to be scheduled during the week of April 28th.) The selected applicants will be notified of the time and place of their individual interview. Participation at this interview is mandatory.
PLEASE NOTE: Distributions of scholarship funds are made after the Committee receives the awardees’ certificate of enrollment from their post-secondary educational institution.
The Scholarship awardees will be recognized at a lunch event sponsored by the AEA on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
Due Date for Submission
By mail: Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 4, 2014.
In person: Deliver to the Port of Oakland offices no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, April 4, 2014
Please address application packets and mail or hand-deliver to:
AEA Scholarship Committee
Port of Oakland
530 Water Street, 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94607