2012 shiu kuen and allen chin scholarship

Attention students! The Asian Pacific Fund is now accepting applications for the 2012 Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships available specifically for restaurant workers and children of restaurant workers.

The scholarship, founded in 2005, honors the values of Detroit restaurant owners Shui Kuen and Allen Chin through supporting the education aspirations of children of workers in the Asian/Pacific Islander food service industry in the U.S. Here are the eligibility requirements:
- Self or parent currently or formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant

- Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes

- Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2012-13

- Minimum GPA: 3.0

- Financial need
The application deadline is March 15, 2012. For further information about the scholarship, including complete application requirements, go to the Asian Pacific Fund website here.

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