Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The Asian and Pacific Islander American ScholarshiThe Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is based in Washington, DC, and is the country’s largest non-profit organization devoted solely to providing scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Since its formation in 2003, APIASF has distributed more than $730,000 in one-time scholarships to high-school students in the United States, the Freely Associated States and the United States Territories who are entering college for the first time. APIASF is also the administrator of the Gates Millennium Scholars/APIA, which provides outstanding low-income Asian and Pacific Islander American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose. Supporters of APIASF include members of the general public and a wide spectrum of community and professional leaders, organizations and corporations.

Information and applications for the 2008-2009 academic school year will be available this fall. All applicants must be entering college as first-time degree seeking freshmen in 2008. All applications will be due in January 2008. Please check back for exact dates. More...

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