Scholarship Description

The APIASF Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration with 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 below. The APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program is supported by the Coca-Cola Foundation, the General Mills Foundation, Hilton Worldwide, USA Funds, the Walmart Foundation, the Walt Disney Company, and the Wells Fargo Foundation. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.

Field of Study

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Trades
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: Between $2500.00- $5000.00
  • Application Deadline: Currently Closed. Reopens in Sept.
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
Contact Information

Contact APIASF: aanapisischolarship@apiasf.org

Minimum Requirement

APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship 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 enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at one of the following institutions during the 2018 Spring Semester if your institution is on a semester system or the 2018 Winter Quarter if your institution is on a quarter system:
American Samoa Community College
California State University, East Bay
California State University, Sacramento
Century College
City College of San Francisco
Coastline Community College
College of Micronesia - FSM
De Anza College
Georgia State University
Guam Community College
Highline College
Irvine Valley College
Laney College
Mission College
Northern Marianas College
Pierce College
Queens College, CUNY
Richland College
San Francisco State University
San Jose State University
South Seattle College
University of California, Irvine
University of Guam
University of Hawai'i at Hilo
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Washington, Tacoma
Applied for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicants do not necessarily need to be recipients of federal financial aid to be eligible for a scholarship from APIASF. Go to www.fafsa.gov for more information
Please note the following:
Full-time enrollment and degree-seeking status is defined by the guidelines set by the institution's Registrar's Office.
Non-degree seeking students are NOT eligible to apply.
Students who already have a bachelor's degree are NOT eligible to apply
When you apply, you can be a part-time student, however, you must be enrolled full-time upon receipt of funding.
Solely online students are not eligible to apply. If you are enrolled in online and on ground courses, no more than 1/2 of your courses can be online.