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.

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 enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2023
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 for the 2023-2024 academic year using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by early April 2023
Submit one letter of recommendation online

How to Apply:
The APIA Scholarship Program application must be completed online and submitted electronically once all of the required questions have been answered.

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