Southeast Asians Overcoming Adversity & Rising

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2014 Application Now Open

Event Date

2014 Date: Thursday, October 30th

Target Group

Underrepresented High School Southeast Asian Americans. Priority consideration will be given first to students with ethnic heritage from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Priority will be given to high school juniors and seniors.


Southeast Asians Overcoming Adversity & Rising (SOAR) is a one-day conference hosted by the University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Recruitment and Outreach Division to encourage students to pursue higher education. Students will get the opportunity to learn about admissions process, work on their application for the UW, meet and interact with UW students and staff, and experience the UW Campus.


Merissa Tatum


phone: (206) 543-5715


2014 SOAR Application

SOAR – Parent Permission Form

Application Deadline

To Be Determined

Additional Information

  • An updated copy of  your transcript (unofficial ok)  is required as part of your application.
  • Be sure to look into this great scholarship opportunity! – Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Conference priority will be given to high school juniors and seniors