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SAPA-NE 2022 High School Excellence Scholarship Application

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Sep 18, 2022, 11:59 PM

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About the Event

Eligibility The applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must be a United States citizen or legal resident alien residing in the New England area (MA, NH, RI, VT, CT, ME).
  2. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 3.3 (out of 4.0) or greater and an SAT score above 1450 (out of 1600) or equivalent.
  3. The applicant must be enrolling for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 4-year college or university in the upcoming academic year. The applicant should pursue or intend to pursue a major  related to life sciences.
  4. Members of SAPA-NE Board of Directors, the SAPA-NE Advisory Committee, or the SAPA-NE Scholarship Selection Committee cannot participate on the selection process. Any member of the SAPA-NE Executive Committee must disclose should his or her relative become an applicant. Failure to disclose a position of conflict of interest will not only disqualify the candidate, but also lead to disciplinary action towards the executive member.

Application procedures

Application materials

The applicant must submit:

  1. A brief resume illustrating major accomplishments during the applicant’s K-12 education
  2. An essay (~600 words) to illustrate what the applicant will be pursuing at college and what inspired him or her to make such a decision
  3. A recommendation letter from the school counselor and two letters of recommendation from teachers who can attest and comment on the applicant's achievements and development potentials
  4. A copy of high school transcript and a copy of standard test results.
  5. A copy of acceptance letter from the college the applicant intends to enroll
  6. An application fee ($30) needs to be paid before the submission (Pay online: The application fee can be waived if the applicant’s parent or legal guardian is a member of SAPA.

Online application form is available: You may fill in the online application form, print the application, and send the application along with recommendation letters, a copy of acceptance letter from the college, and the payment confirmation letter of the application fee to the following address.

Application Deadline

September 18, 2022 (Postmarked)

Application Mail Address: Please enclose ALL the materials, including sealed recommendation letters, in ONE package and send to SAPA-NE

SAPA-NE High School Excellence Scholarship 

41 Sidney Lane, Concord MA 01742

Email Addresses: Please notify Drs. Huo Li and Guiqing Liang after you send out the application Huo Li:;  Guiqing Liang:

Selection Procedures An independent Scholarship Selection Committee appointed by the SAPA-NE Executive Committee will evaluate all valid applications and nominate several strongest candidates. SAPA-NE Executive Committee will make the final selection of up to three award recipients. Applicants will be evaluated on:

  1. Academic performance, leadership quality, and community/school service.
  2. Demonstrated potential and commitment to a career aspiration that has a broad impact in the society.

Award Acceptance Recipients of 2022 SAPA-NE High School Excellence Scholarship will be notified by Scholarship Selection Committee by email and will also be posted at SAPA-NE homepage

Upon contact by Scholarship Selection Committee, a SAPA-NE Scholar must submit an acknowledgment letter stating the acceptance of the scholarship award. The recipients (required) and their parents/legal guardians (optional) will attend the 2022 SAPA-NE High School Excellence Scholarship Award Ceremony at 24th SAPA-NE Annual Conference on September 24th, 2022 via ZOOM. A short speech (5 minutes) made by each award recipient will be expected at the ceremony. Each recipient will be awarded up to $1000 one-time scholarship.

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  • Free (2021/2022 SAPA Member)

    Application fee ($30) is waived if the applicant’s parent or legal guardian is a member of SAPA in 2021 or 2022.

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  • Application fee (Non-member)

    The application fee is waived if the applicant’s parent or legal guardian is a member of SAPA in 2021 or 2022.

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