Philippine International Aid-Wells Fargo Scholarship

Up to $2,000 scholarship administered by Asia Pacific Fund awarded to eligible students who have at least 25% Filipino  heritage and will be attending colleges and/or universities located in California.

Background:

  • Number of awards: up to 4
  • Amount: up to $2,000
  • Renewable? Possible, for a total of 2 years

Eligibility:

  • Ethnic heritage: Filipino (at least 25%)
  • Grade level: Incoming freshman at an accredited community college, technical college or four-year college/university
  • College/university must be located in California
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Financial need
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Residency: San Francisco Bay Area, including Sacramento and Monterey counties (preference given to Daly City, San Bruno, Oakland, Union City, Richmond, Hercules and Pinole)

Application Checklist:

  • Completed student application form
  • Essays
  • Most recent transcript(s) of grades (including grading scale); unofficial transcripts are OK
  • Resume (include work experience, school activities, community service, honors & awards).
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of which is from a current teacher. Letters should be on official school or organization letter head and must include the student’s first and last name.

Selection Process:

  • 10 to 12 finalists will be chosen.
  • Finalists must be available for a 30 – minute interview in late April in San Francisco (dates TBD).
  • If chosen for interview, finalists must submit official transcript(s) of grades, SAT/ACT score reports and FAFSA student aid report.

How to Apply:

Apply at Philippine Internation Aid – Wells Fargo

Deadline: Every February

School Year: Deadline

  • 2014-2015: 2/20/2014

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