CASPA eLetter: No. 116, August 1, 2017
Aug 1, 2017

CASPA Announcements

CASPA 2017 Student Scholarship

July 15th, 2017 - CASPA announced today accepting applications for 2017 Student Scholarship from high school seniors. The deadline for the application is Sunday Sept. 17, 2017. The final award recipients will be notified before Saturday Oct. 7, 2017 and awards will be presented at the CASPA Annual Conference Dinner Banquet on Saturday Oct. 28, 2017.

Carrying on the tradition of pursuing excellence and community service, the CASPA Student Scholarship is designed to encourage and recognize scholastic and special achievements of the outstanding children of CASPA members. The selection criteria are based on a balanced of academic accomplishments, participation in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community service. Award winners will be invited to attend the 2017 CASPA Annual Banquet to receive the certificate of scholarship and an award check.

All student applicants must meet the following qualifications:
    a) The student applicant must be entering senior year in high school at the time of application.
    b) At least one parent is a CASPA life-time member for 6-months prior to the application.

Please send your application part 1 online, and application part 2 separately to Mr. Yuping Chung, Committee Chair of CASPA’s Student Scholarship Award via, including the following materials before September 17, 2017.

  1. A copy of high school transcript and SAT1 score report
  2. An essay in one of the following two categories with no more than 300 words in MS Word doc:
    • Personal Interests, Accomplishments, or Goals
    • Why should I be awarded the CASPA Student Scholarship?
  3. Personal information sheet in MS word doc ( Template in Page 3)
    1. Name of Student Applicant (English & Chinese)
    2. Name of High School
    3. Parents’ names
    4. One photo in passport style (to be published in CASPA Website and Annual Conference Proceedings)
    5. A brief summary of honors and awards received, offices of student organizations held, extracurricular activities, community services involved, volunteer work experiences, etc.

Examples of the above materials from previous award winners can be found in [] under Scholarship. For more information about CASPA Student Scholarship, please contact Mr. Yuping Chung via

CASPA Events

CASPA/CIE Educational Day

Time: 13:00 - 16:00,Sunday, September 10, 2017
Venue: Cadence Auditorium Building 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, CA
Register: here

  • 13:00 - 13:30: Registration and Networking.
  • 13:30 - 13:35: CASPA introduction
  • 13:35 - 13:40: CIE introduction
  • 13:40 - 13:55: Speaker one TBD
  • 13:55 - 14:10: Speaker two TBD
  • 14:10 - 14:20: 10 minutes break
  • 14:20 - 15:50: AMC/AIME level coaching session
  • 15:50 - 16:00: Prize given to top competitors in 3 categories
  • CASPA Co-host Events

    Successful Career Transformation Using AI

    Time: 18:00 - 19:00, 08/30, 2017
    Venue: Intel SC12, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara, CA 95054
    Register: here

    We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will free our hands, bodies and minds.

    What’s left for us to do as the human race? What’s the winning formula for each of us, when machine will replace my hands, body and brain in an accelerated pace?.

    The technical leaders from Silicon Valley will share their insights with you about:

  • The current technology development in AI and ML.
  • The skillset transformation in next the 3-5 years
  • The most effective way to get their team trained to meet challenges from AI and ML
  • Suggested training programs for you to stay ahead and become more competitive
  • Alliance Events

    Time: 11:00 - 14:00 PDT, 08/03/2017

    Venue: Medical School Clark Center Auditorium (B1), Stanford University

    Time: 13:00 - 17:30 PDT, 08/19/2017

    Time: 14:00 – 17:00 PDT, 09/09/2017

    Venue: Mission City Ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center,5001 Great America Pwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054.

    Time: 09/18/2017 - 09/20/2017

    Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton , 2050 Gateway Place , San Jose, California, 95110

    registration: here

    CASPA Job Alert

    • TSMC is looking for a Customer Support Specialist in North America. More info: here for further information. Updated on 7/31/2017.

    Summary of CASPA Major Events

    Following links include presentation materials for previous major CASPA events during the 2016 - 2017 term:

    Thank you for your kind attention and generous support. We look forward to seeing you at CASPA events.


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