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Scholarship Opportunity: Asian Pacific Fund

Looking for scholarships? Check to see if you’re eligible for an Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship!

Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship – Up to two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 available for incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a two-year community college or four-year college/university in 2018-19.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Any ethnic heritage
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund – Up to five scholarships in the amount of $5,000 annually available for incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in 2018-19.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Major: engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science Note: those pursuing health careers are not eligible (i.e. physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
  • Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
  • Financial need
  • Residency:
    • Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus or Yolo
    • Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego

Lapiz Family Scholarship – One award in the amount of $2,000 available for incoming UC freshman or current, full-time undergraduate in 2018-19.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • University: University of California (any campus, preference given to Davis and Santa Cruz)
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Farm worker or child of farm worker or migrant farm worker
  • Financial need
  • Any ethnic or racial background
  • US citizen or permanent resident

Visit the Asian Pacific Fund to learn more about scholarship deadlines and find the applications, as well as view more opportunities.