Southeast Asians Overcoming Adversity & Rising

Event Date

November 2, 2013

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.


Latana Thaviseth:
ph: (206) 543-5715


2013 SOAR Application – available now

2013 SOAR parent permission form – available now

Application Deadline

Friday, October 25, 2013

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