The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation’s largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides college scholarships to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) with financial need. Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of APIA students by providing them with resources that increase their access to higher education which serves as the foundation for their future success and contributions to a stronger America.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria -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 in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2013. Please read each listing for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship. -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 using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 -Submit one letter of recommendation online.
How to Apply The APIASF Scholarship Program application must be completed online and submitted electronically once all of the required questions have been answered. You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting. Until you are ready to submit, you may access your application and edit your answers as many times as you like with your login from any computer with internet access. Please read all of the important instructions below as it contains information you need to complete the application process. Mozilla Firefox Recommended.
Dates & Deadlines October 1, 2012 APIASF Scholarship Application Available January 1, 2013 FAFSA available online January 11,2013 Application deadline for the APIASF Scholarship