APIA Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $20,000
⏳ 01/26

Scholarship Description

ABOUT THE APIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:

  • Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
  • Are the first in their families to attend college;
  • Are representative of the APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically}, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and
  • Have placed a strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.

APIA SCHOLARS MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolled or are about to be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
  • Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by early April of the academic year
  • Submit one letter of recommendation online

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

Online

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