asian pacific community fund scholarship program

Students! The Asian Pacific Comunity Fund has announced a new scholarship program with $20,000 available to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education. These awards will support those who excel academically, are leaders amongst their peers and are making a positive impact in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Here are some more details:

* Be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. (including citizens of the Freely Associated States)
* Be a resident of California, Oregon or Washington or attending college in one of these states
* Be enrolled or will be enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, student majoring in math, science or related field (See specific requirements for each application cycle)
* Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (un-weighted)


1st Cycle 2nd Cycle 3rd Cycle
Eligible Students 1st Year College Students High School Seniors 3rd Year College Students
Scholarship Awards Available Eight $1,000 Awards Seven $1,000 Awards Five $1,000 Awards
Open Application Period January - March April - June July - October
Application Schedule Deadline March 30th June 30th October 31st
Scholarship Recipients May August/September December

The scholarship awards may only be used to cover the cost of attending an accredited 4 year college/university. What is considered cost of attendance varies by institution.
So completely the application and see if you can get any of that twenty grand in college cash! Because the cost of attending school isn't getting any cheaper. For more information about the scholarship, and to learn more about the Asian Pacific Community Fund, go to the APCF website here.

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