APIASF General Scholarship Program

$20,000

January 11, 2020

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation's largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) with financial need. Applicants must register for a free account on the scholarship provider's website to complete the application.

    Applicants must 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. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018. Applicant must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Must submit one letter of recommendation online.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • outreach@apiasf.org
  • tel: 202-986-6892
  • fax: 202-530-0643

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Michelle E  on 4/21/2019 10:21:16 PM

By applying to this scholarship,I am giving a huge opportunity. With it I could be able to distribute the scholarship towards my pursuing career.As a senior of class of 2019, my life is just now starting.To be able to receive such scholarship will be the starting point of it.This would help my parents and I for many ways.

Daryl D  on 1/30/2019 2:27:04 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I want to pursue poetry studies in college. I've always wanted to be a rapper since I was young. Right now, I am currently spreading my content on Soundcloud. Let's get that bread brothers and sisters.

Sumikchhya G  on 12/3/2018 11:42:59 AM

I am applying for this scholarship so I can continue my further education. I'm currently in my senior year(class of 2019) pursuing in the field of Health Science as Medical Assisting. If I get this scholarship I would use this scholarship to help pay for my college because, coming from low-income family it is tough decision , If I want to go to college or not because of financial difficulty. Also, I will be the first generation going college from my family. I believe that I can be qualified for this scholarship.

Ravija K  on 11/13/2018 11:24:44 PM

I am Ravija from Sri Lanka, I am unable to apply local medical university in Sri Lanka. According to the Ministry of Education and University of Grant Commission in Sri Lanka, Cambridge & edexcel syllabus not recognized in local medical universities. We have no private Medical Universities in Sri Lanka. I have passed my G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination last year with Seven A Grade passes ( four A* and 3 A ). I have shown over and above intellectual power and in term tests and obtained more than 80 marks. I have shown that I am an All-Rounder, a responsible, motivated and confident student. My daily work is not only accurate, but also meticulously neat and of the utmost quality. I excel in all the subject areas and especially I received awards in curricular activities. Being given to understand that your Honour is offering Scholarships for needy and talents students, I write this short comment stating following facts for your kind consideration. I am very much thankful to you in advance for your kind consideration of my humble request.

Phung T  on 8/18/2018 4:11:21 PM

I'd love to enter this scholarship!

Anna Rose H  on 7/25/2018 7:46:41 PM

I am an early college student, and on my senior year of high school. I am a trying my best to apply right now to any school scholarships for me as much as possible. Being Filipino, there’s not much scholarships for me out me. I am hoping I get noticed and get this scholarship, so my parents don’t have to worry about money. It is sad that in today’s colleges/university’s cost so much. I wish everyone who’s applying for scholarships luck. God bless.

Aili B  on 2/25/2018 10:07:59 PM

I really want to apply for this scholarship!

Ann T.  on 1/2/2018 10:40:57 PM

I applied for this scholarship because as a first generation student of a low-income family, I would like to be able to go through college without stressing my parents out due to any financial obstacles that may appear. I know that they have a little money saved up for my education but I believe that they should save it more for their health as they get older. This scholarship would help my parents out a lot.

Olivia  on 1/2/2018 9:27:41 PM

I am grateful for the opportunity to apply for these scholarships. The tuition, room, board and other fees associated with college are a bit overwhelming to say the least. My family and I would be extremely grateful for any help we can get to help pay some of these expenses. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

Mebin J  on 3/22/2016 1:06:05 PM

I want to apply for this scholarship

Allen G  on 1/7/2016 4:06:53 PM

I would love to apply for this scholarship!

sameer s  on 8/8/2015 10:30:26 AM

I'm 20 year old student from India doing diploma in mechanical engineering.. Its my final year here..and after this I want to join aeronautical engineering college for I need alot of money I want my village to be developed it'd be a great hand

Johanan P  on 7/7/2015 10:34:59 AM

apparently since one of the requirement is to be a citizen of the United states, which i am not, so it means that i cannot apply for it.

Yingxin L  on 12/18/2014 1:15:57 AM

I am 37 years old as a supporter in a big family.It is scholarship.com that helps me come true my doctor deam seems impossible!I appreciated your kindness and consideration.May God bless more persons who want help~~

Sharon L  on 8/19/2014 10:00:27 PM

I'm thankful to have the opportunity to apply for this scholarship! Thank you for giving kids and adults help on financial aid and financial help.

Andrew D  on 7/31/2013 2:35:43 PM

Blessed to have the opportunity for a chance to win this scholarship. Living with a single mother raising 2 children this will help contribute financial support for my mother and me with college

Pamela H  on 10/25/2012 8:41:52 AM

Applying and hopefully getting this scholarship.

Keiichi M  on 1/2/2012 8:27:27 PM

I would love to apply for this scholarship!

Dalena T  on 12/5/2011 11:01:36 PM

I applied for this scholarship, because i am a student first generation that will go to college in my family. Being the oldest of 3, I have always supported my family. I participate in many clubs and activities around school. If I get this scholarship, it would be very helpful for me to pay for my study materials.

Andre N  on 12/1/2011 9:13:53 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because i am a well rounded student who participate in clubs,community, and sports. This scholarship money would really help me pay for my books and fees

Andre N  on 12/1/2011 9:02:09 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because i am a well rounded student who participate in clubs,community, and sports. This scholarship will help me pay for my books and fees.

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