Aki Matsuri Volunteer and Scholarship Opportunity

22 07 2010

Aki Matsuri Volunteer

The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA) is looking for volunteers to help out at this year’s Aki Matsuri (“Fall Festival”), a 2-day program of Japanese cultural, educational, and fun events for all age groups, to celebrate Japan’s rich cultural heritage.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for this year’s festival on September 10th (Fri; Set-up), 11th (Sat), and 12th (Sun), 2010 at Bellevue College.
This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the Japanese culture and meet people from the Japanese/Japanese American communities.

In addition, we also provide volunteer credits for middle school and high school volunteers.

For further information regarding the Aki Matsuri, please also visit our website: http://enma.org/.


Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA)は、9月に開催される毎年恒例の「秋祭り」をサポートして下さるボランティアを募集しています。


場所:Bellevue College
お申し込み・お問い合せ先:ボランティア担当者 (akimatsuri.volunteer@gmail.com)

Asian Women in Business Scholarship

Asian Women in Business will award $2,500 scholarships to female Asian students who demonstrate a commitment to scholarship, leadership, community service, and/or entrepreneurship.


Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) or Pacific Islander ancestry.

Candidates must also fulfill the following criteria to be considered:

  • Have at least one or more of the following:
    a) demonstrated a leadership role in a community or non-profit endeavor, or b) a record of entrepreneurial achievement
  • Enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award
  • Carry a minimum of 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA at the time of application
  • Provide most recent college transcript; semi-finalists will be required to provide their official college transcript
  • Provide at least one professional recommendation
  • Fully complete the AWIB Scholarship Application
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

You can review our scholarship information and access the application form here or at www.awib.org under Programs –> AWIB Scholarship Fund.

All application materials must be postmarked by August 1.

Semifinalists will be notified in September and winners will be notified in November.

If you have further questions after reviewing our website, email info@awib.org or call at 212-868-1368.



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