Descriptions:

The Kimmy Duong Foundation announces the Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Scholarship Programs.

These scholarship programs are for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent resident students enrolled at the University of Maryland who demonstrate: 

•    Outstanding academic achievement
•    Strong leadership potential
•    A track record of service to American communities
•    Pride in American culture and/or heritage
•    A passion to apply their academic background to create a better world

Students should apply through:  https://thekimmyduongfoundation.org/portfolio/applying 
Qualified applications will be awarded for this school year 2022-2023. 
Each scholarship will be $3,000 annually (Diamond Prize), $2,000 annually (Gold Prize) or $1,000 (Silver Prize).

The scholarship is renewable annually for up to 4 years for students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree. For more details about qualifications, please visit their website.

For Returning Recipients:

  • Obtain an official transcript of your current academic work from your current and past academic institutions in PDF form.
  • Write a 1-2 page essay in PDF form that describes your Vietnamese/American/Others heritage and how it has shaped you into the person you are today. Please include your experience in community service activities. Also, comment on any hardships that you have overcome to pursue higher education.
  • Provide your current financial situation and the reasons why you need financial aid.

For New Applicants:

  • Write a 1-2 page resume summarizing your academic and personal achievements (as a PDF file).
  • Obtain an official transcript of your current academic work from your current and past academic institutions in PDF form.
  • Write a 1-2 page essay in PDF form that describes your Vietnamese/American/Others heritage and how it has shaped you into the person you are today. Please include your experience in community service activities. Also, comment on any hardships that you have overcome to pursue higher education.
  • Contact 3 individuals who would be able to prepare 1-page letters of recommendation in PDF form. These individuals should identify their relationship to you and comment about your leadership skills and your character.  Each letter should identify the name, title, and institution of the person writing the letter. They also can email their recommendation letter to thekimmyduongfoundation@gmail.com with "your full name and your full home address". That should be the same as your application/resume.
  • Provide your current financial situation and the reasons why you need financial aid.

After you have collected all the items above, please fill out and submit the forms at https://thekimmyduongfoundation.org/portfolio/applying .  You will receive an email acknowledgment after your submission is complete.

 

Applications due March 5, 2022

Review and candidate selection for interviews: 03/6/22-06/30/22

Scholarship Award Ceremony: Saturday, July 23, 2022

Engineering majors:

All Engineering Majors

Class standing:

Undergraduate

Other eligibility requirements:

TheKimmyDuongFoundation.org 

Does the Clark School's scholarship application need to be completed?

No

Other requirements and how to apply:

https://thekimmyduongfoundation.org/portfolio/applying

Application deadline:

Saturday, March 5, 2022

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