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Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund

The Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund will award five scholarships of $5,000 to qualified incoming freshmen enrolled at four-year colleges or universities. Each scholarship is renewable for a total of four years on the basis of satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program. Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Background:
- Number of awards: 5
- Amount: $5,000 (annual award)
- Renewable? Yes
- Total award: $20,000
- Benefactors: The Family of Dado and Maria Banatao

Eligibility Criteria:
- Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university in the upcoming academic year
- Pursuing a career in engineering, physical, computer or environmental sciences (excluding healthcare professions such as physician, nurse, pharmacist, dentist, etc.)
- Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Financial need
- Residency in the Northern California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus - OR - the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego

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