Thursday, October 06, 2011

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarships available for 2012-13

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the nation's the nation's largest nonprofit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 scholarship cycle.

Scholarships will provide the critical scholarship support that many AAPI students need to pursue higher education and access to APIASF's programs and services. During the 2011 - 2012 scholarship cycle, APIASF awarded more than $1.2 million to over 500 students in 43 states and students in the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and American Samoa. APIASF also welcomed its new cohort of Gates Millennium Scholars who hailed from across the country and Pacific Islands.

 For details about APIASF's scholarship programs or to apply, visit APIASF's Web site at Also, follow APIASF on Facebook ( and Twitter ( Applications are due on January 13, 2012.

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