The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program (the "SAPA Scholarship") was established by the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) in 1999. SAPA is a nonprofit tax-exempt professional organization headquartered in the tri-state (NJ-NY-CT) area and has become a major pharmaceutical professional organization with more than 4000 members and five Chapters in the U.S. and China. The primary purpose of SAPA Scholarship is to recognize and support educational excellence achieved by outstanding high school students, and to encourage the finest high school graduates to develop careers in life sciences.
SAPA will award undergraduate scholarships to selected candidates, known as SAPA Scholars, for use during their college freshman year. The awards will be made on the basis of merits to those who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in life sciences. The Scholarship is merit-based and open to national competition. Applicants for the SAPA Scholarship must include in their application materials a statement of interest in pursuing a career related to life sciences.
To be considered for nomination as a SAPA Scholar, a student must:
-Be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences
-Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 and a minimum SAT score of 2000 or ACT score of 30
-Be a United States citizen, or a legal resident alien (please submit a photocopy of the Alien Registration Card)
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.