Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

Southeast Asians Overcoming Adversity & Rising (SOAR) Conference

Event Date

Friday, October 16, 2015

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.


SOAR 2015 Application

SOAR 2015 Parent Permission Form (also accessible within application)

Application Deadline

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Transportation Deadline: October 11th. Space is limited so please apply by this deadline.

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


Muhamedarifeine Manhsour
Southeast Asian Focus
Admissions Counselor – Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

phone: 206-543-0371
fax: (206) 685-5361

1410 NE Campus Parkway
Box 355845 Seattle, WA 98195-5845