Scholarship for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students is excited to announce that our 2021 Scholarship for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students

The Scholarship for Asian American and Pacific Islander Students provides a $500 academic award to an Asian American or Pacific Islander student who is pursuing their undergraduate college degree.
At, our mission is to make education accessible, and with this scholarship, we hope to bring historically underrepresented students access to quality education.

One scholarship awarded annually with a July 1, 2021 application deadline

Read the full scholarship terms and conditions

Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate college degree in any field of study. To help lower the cost of your college degree, consider supplementing your studies with online courses or credit by exam, including:

Selection & Eligibility Criteria

  • This scholarship is open to Asian & Pacific Islander American students pursuing a 4-year degree.
  • Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
  • Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semesters or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be sent directly to the recipient by check to the permanent mailing address noted in the application.

Academic award winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent).
This will require contest winners to provide with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.

Academic Award Provider
The academic award is provided by The application process is completely online. developed a Scholarship Guide for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students which not only includes a huge directory of different scholarships but also includes important information on how to find and apply to them.

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