Chinese Institute of Engineers

USA/Seattle Chapter (CIE-SEA)

... promoting professional and academic excellence in the Asian American community ...


2018 The 16th CIE/USA- Seattle Youth Scholarship Award

2018 CIE/USA – SEA Annual Convention

Banquet/Seminars/Membership registration I Seminar Registration Only

2018 CIE/USA – Seattle Annual Convention has been scheduled on the September 8, 2018 at the Bellevue Westin hotel. Highlighted celebration activities include keynote speeches, Asian American Luminary Awards (AALA), APA Youth Scholarship Awards, Business Exhibition, comprehensive “How New Technology Will Transform Your Life” seminars, Education & Civic Engagement seminars, social Cocktail Reception and a scrumptious Award Dinner. For event registration or just join the CIE/USA – Seattle as a member, please visit the flyer at right or the links provided above.

Partner event: Pathway Foundation Annual Conference

Is your child interested in gaining leadership skills, working on community projects, and learning more about civic engagement with Council member Conrad Lee?

Join us for Pathway Foundation's first Annual Conference on August 17th at City Hall from 7 pm – 9:30 pm as we discuss how the Mayoral Internship under Council member Conrad Lee helps prepare high school students for college and beyond. Joining us will be former interns including Rhodes Scholar and Yale graduate Mason Ji and Bellevue School District IB Coordinator Karen Roper.

If interested, please register at We hope to see you there!

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2018 Asian American Luminary Awards

Open nomination period: June 1 – July 22, 2018

Award ceremony: Sept. 8, 2018 at Westin Bellevue

Program overview and selection criteria | Online nomination form

Asian American Luminary Award (AALA) is a platform to honor and celebrate outstanding Asian American professionals and leaders with high achievements and contributions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) within Pacific Northwest.

Award Categories

Asian American Corporate Leadership Award

Recognizes an individual who has outstanding leadership in developing products or services in the Award Fields

Asian American Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Recognizes an individual who owns at least 10 percent or more of a thriving business with strong financial growth in the Award Fields

Asian American Science and Engineering Innovation Award

Recognizes a well-established engineer or scientist having significant contributions in his/her technical field through innovation

Asian American Services Award

Recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated qualities of leadership and community engagement/services, creating connections between people and organizations in order to enhance STEM related career paths in the community

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Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2018

2018 The 16th CIE/USA- Seattle APA Youth Scholarship Competition

CIE Scholarship Overview | Online Application | Recommendation Letter Form | FAQ

1. Objective

To promote career interests of Asian Pacific American (APA) youth in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as well as to encourage their continued contributions to our community and society, CIE/USA-Seattle chapter organizes scholarship opportunity annually.

2. Scholarship Award Categories

a. CIE Scholarship Award

  1. Category 1: 7th graders to 9th graders $300 per award
  2. Category 2: 10th graders to 12th graders $600 per award
  3. Category 3: Undergraduate College Students $800 per award

b. CIE Special Award:

  1. Academic Excellence Award $100 per award
  2. Community Service Award $100 per award
  3. Extracurricular Excellence Award $100 per award

3. Applications and Award Schedule

  1. Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2018
  2. Awards Announcement: Jul 31, 2018
  3. Awards Ceremony: Sep 8, 2018 (CIE/USA-Seattle Annual Gala Award)

April 22, 2018 and June 3, 2018

ROAD-to-COLLEGE Seminars (registration)

2018 Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE)/USA-Seattle education seminars (


美洲中国工程工程师学会(CIE-USA)西雅图分会有幸邀请到亚太裔奖学金(CIE APA YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP)获得者来现场分享大学申请的成功经验,并请专家现场解读成功的原因。

这几位去年奖学金的获奖者;来自Bellevue, Lake Washington 和Seattle等学区,今年分别被加州理工(CalTech)、哥伦比亚大学(Columbia)、哈佛大学及宾州大学沃顿商学院(UPenn Wharton)录取。

Do you have kid(s) in high school? Are you seeking ideas for his/her college application? You will find what you need at CIE's ROAD-to-COLLEGE education seminars.

Chinese Institute of Engineers / USA - SEATTLE has the honor to invite CIE APA YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP winners to share their successful experience ofcollege application, and expert counselors to explain the reasons behind their success.

Last year's CIE scholarship winners came from local school districts, e.g. Bellevue, Lake Washington and Seattle. They have been admitted this year byCalTech, Columbia, Harvard and U Penn Wharton, respectively.


Stephanie Guo Columbia University

Angela Lin UPenn Wharton & Engineering

Anna Wang Harvard University

Iris Zhou UPenn Wharton


Diane Li Blaze Education


We welcome companies to sponsor our STEM activities which will benefit the next generation and beyond.


CIE/USA Seattle is a 501(c)(3) non-profit promoting professional and academic excellence in the Asian American community through annual programs across the Greater Seattle area:

Inspiring Leadership

- “Seattle Luminary Award” recognizing the global impact of local leaders

- Student & Young Professionals Mentoring Programs

Enriching Education

- Asian Pacific American Youth Scholarship Program

- APA Youth Math & Science Programs

- “Bridging the Gap” University and College Lecture Series

Developing Professionals

- Annual CIE/USA - Seattle Convention and Speaker Series

- Professional Development Seminars

- Technical Professionals Social Events

“I applaud the Seattle Chapter of CIE for its commitment to innovation and excellence, as well as its ongoing support of young people.”

Christine Gregoire, Former Washington State Governor

“The Chinese Institute of Engineers has been a leading force in helping keep our American economy strong, vibrant and innovative.”

David G. Reichert, Representative for Washington State

“As members of CIE of Seattle, you help ensure diversity and strength in the workplace as well as the success of future APA engineers.”

Maria Cantwell, Senator for Washington State

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