Rosaline Pao Memorial Scholarship

The Rosaline Pao Memorial Scholarship will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $3,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who plan to travel to China or Taiwan for their studies (including China-focused study, language training, and/or research) during summer 2024 or the 2024-2025 academic year. Learning Abroad programs as well as other academic-related travel will be considered.

*All awards will be contingent on travel authorizations being granted.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Name (as found on legal documentation):
  2. What name would you like us to use to refer to you?
  3. For tuition purposes, will you be a resident or non-resident of the state of Utah by Summer 2024 semester?
  4. Are you a transfer student? Please respond Yes or No. If you are a transfer student, please list the institution you are transferring from.
  5. Optional Demographic Information

    We request demographic information from our applicants to include in our reporting. Providing this information is voluntary/optional and will not have an impact on your eligibility.

    What is your gender identity?

  6. What pronouns would you like us to use in referring to you?
  7. Please check next to the racial category/categories that you most identify with:
  8. Other racial category/categories that you identify with:
  9. Are you Hispanic or Latina/o/x/e (a person of Cuban, Mexican, Dominican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American origin, or from another Latin American country regardless of race)?
  10. Do you identify as or have origins in any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central and South America?
  11. If yes, please specify:
  12. Did your parent(s)/guardian(s) graduate from college?
  13. Have you served or are you currently serving in the U.S. Military?
  14. Academic Information

    What is your degree program (BA, BS, MA, JD, PhD, etc.)?

  15. What is your major department?
  16. What is your expected graduation date?
  17. Do you have a 3.0 GPA or above?
  18. What is your cumulative University of Utah GPA?
  19. List the Chinese language courses you have taken (at the University of Utah or elsewhere), and the grades received.
  20. When do you plan to study in China or Taiwan? (Check all that apply)
  21. Will your study abroad be an approved program through the University's Learning Abroad Office?
  22. Statement of Purpose

    Please include a typed statement (of no more than 500 words) in which you include detailed information for your travel proposal, a budget, and how the travels will assist you in your academic and career goals. If applicable, please include information regarding the program of study (with link to the program website), mentor, and/or host institution or organization.
  23. Please provide the name and email information for one academic reference:
  24. Upload an unofficial transcript from the University of Utah. Note: File names can only include letters, numbers, a maximum of one period, and the following characters: _ -
  25. If awarded, do you agree to provide a photo, and a 1 page reflections paper with a short biography?
  26. I certify that the information is true, complete, and given in good faith.
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