Asian Pacific American Heritage Association Scholarship
Several Asian Pacific American Association (APAHA) Scholarships are available given each year. The number and value of is determined by the APAHA Board of of Directors. The minimum scholarship award is $1000.00. Funds used will come from the proceeds of the APAHA GALA and other events.
PURPOSE: To insure the education of our youth beyond the high school level and others who are continuing their education dedicated to increasing the knowledge about Asian Pacific Americans..
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be of Asian descent; be a graduating high school senior, pursuing education beyond the high school level; have primary residence in the greater Houston area; and have a commitment to increasing the knowledge about Asian Pacific Americans and helping the APA COMMUNITY.
SELECTION CRITERIA: The scholarship committee shall consider the following:
-Purpose and use of the scholarship funds
-Individuals scholarship, leadership, civic and community involvement
-How the applicant might benefit
-Indication of financial need may be considered
-Completion and submission of required application materials
-Evidence of acceptance in an institution of higher learning
The scholarship committee shall determine the relative weight given to each criterion. A personal interview may be required.
SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE: The APAHA Board of Directors will appoint the scholarship committee annually. These individuals may be chosen from the APAHA BOARD AND NON BOARD members.
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE: Applications and criteria will be disseminated to APAHA MEMBERS and other community organizations during the month of January or an application may be downloaded from www.apaha.org.