APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description

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.
  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.
  Plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field. Scholarship recipients must be majoring in a health field to receive renewal scholarships
  Demonstrate the intent to work in an underserved community
  Preference for students fluent in an Asian or Pacific Islander language
  Students must reside in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, KS, MN, NC, NM, NV, NY, TN, TX, WA or WI
  Preference for students who intend to transfer from a 2-year to a 4-year institution
  Enrolling as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 5,000

Max Award: 15,000

Deadline: 2018-01-10


Sponsoring Organization Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
2025 M Street NW, Suite 610 
Washington, DC 20036

Contact Person:

Phone: (202) 986-6892 / Toll Free: (877) 808-7032

Fax: (202) 530-0643