2019 SCHOLARSHIPS

Sirius 6 scholarship - entrepreneurs

When Lorraine Yu PhD, PMP, CSM, MCP, CTT+ founded Sirius 6 Corporation one of her guiding principles was that only by helping others achieve their goals and ambitions would she build true business success.  Lorraine believes that the Asian woman entrepreneur faces unique cultural and business challenges that she has personally faced, and continues to face while running Sirius 6 Corporation.  As an EDI Discovery & Navigation Alum and past EDI Board of Director & Facilitator, Lorraine credits much of her success to the skills she garnered through EDI programs.

Lorraine has established the Sirius 6 Corporation Entrepreneur Scholarship to help you build business skills to move beyond the challenges that are uniquely faced by woman Asian Pacific Islander entrepreneurs. The Scholarship is in the amount of $2,250 which covers half of the tuition for EDI’s Discovery program.

CRITERIA:

  • Female Asian/Pacific Islander

  • Entrepreneur

APPLICATION DUE DECEMBER 15, 2018. Email to edi@ediorg.org

Submit the following to apply for this scholarship:

  • Letter of support from current employer (if applicable)

  • One additional support letter which demonstrate entrepreneurship, leadership and business sense

  • Maximum one page response to these questions:

    -Why do you think you should be awarded this scholarship?

    -What are your career and business goals? How will this program help you achieve your goals?

    -Please feel free to provide additional information to support your application


Yu & Yu scholarship

The Yu family will award a scholarship to an aspiring Asian Pacific Islander (API) leader. Lorraine Yu PhD, PMP, CSM, MCP, CTT+, EDI Discovery & Navigation Alum and past EDI Board of Director & Facilitator, has established this on behalf of her parents, David & Barbara Yu, who came to America with nothing but a dream and through sheer focus, dedication, and hard work have created an environment for their children to pursue excellence in their chosen endeavors. Lorraine is passionate about ensuring that others have the same opportunities that her parents have afforded her in life and the Yu & You Scholarship is part of that mission.

The Yu & You Scholarship for EDI supports a platform for you to build your business skills and acumen to move beyond the challenges that are uniquely faced by APIs. The Scholarship is in the amount of $2,250 which covers half of the tuition for EDI’s Discovery program.

CRITERIA:

  • Immigrant Generation Asian/Pacific Islander

  • Currently working in an entry-mid level position

  • Looking to grow leadership skills

APPLICATION DUE DECEMBER 15, 2018. Email to edi@ediorg.org

Submit the following to apply for this scholarship:

  • Letter of support from current employer (if applicable)

  • One additional support letter which demonstrates leadership ability, drive and passion for mentoring.

  • Maximum one page response to these questions:

    -Why do you think you should be awarded this scholarship?

    -What do you attribute to your success in America today?

    -What are your career goals? How will this program help you achieve your goals?

    -Please feel free to provide additional information to support your application