Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – deadline approaching

APIA Scholarship Fund

While many people overlook the needs of AAPI students and mistakenly assume that all AAPI students are financially well-off and high-achieving academically, the truth is that many AAPI groups experience some of the lowest high school graduation and college degree attainment rates in America. Additionally, nearly half of AAPIs enrolled in higher education are attending community colleges.

More about APIASF and its various scholarships like…

Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration with the 15 AANAPISIs and the communities they serve to provide scholarships, expand institutional capacity and mobilize local resources to help foster economic development. The APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship is available annually to students attending APIASF AANAPISI partner campuses listed on

Award Amount: $2,500 – $5,000
Application Available: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. PDT

Thanks to Jamie Uyehara (Angeles NF – R5) for sharing this announcement.

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