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APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

$15,000

January 11, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

    Eligibility:
    -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
    -Enrolling as a full-time, degree-seeking, second-year student in the upcoming academic year at an accredited U.S. college or university
    -Plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career as a health care professional. Primary health care professionals include: general practitioners, internists, family practitioners, OB/GYNs, dentists, public health professionals, mental health professionals, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists
    -Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
    -Demonstrate a commitment to working in underserved communities
    -Students must reside in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, KS, MN, NC, NM, NV, NY, TN, TX, WA or WI
    -Complete a FAFSA

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • info@apiasf.org

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