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 an undergraduate degree-seeking program, at one of APIA Scholars AANAPISI Partner Institutions, during the 2022 Spring Semester (or Winter Quarter if your institution is on a quarter system).
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Have applied for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants do not necessarily need to have received federal financial aid to be eligible for a scholarship from APIA Scholars. Go to 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. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are waiving this requirement for the 2021-2022 academic year.