$2,500 offered by APIASF/BBCN Bank as a Bachelor Degree Scholarship to APIA Student
There are various means to get yourself a bachelor degree, especially now that employers are almost requiring applicants to be a college graduate. There are simple online college courses to get yourself an online degree. On the other hand, aside from online college courses, you may also apply for a scholarship program or a bursary from an organization. One of the programs offering a scholarship is the APIASF/BBCN Bank giving one time award of $2,500 to their scholars.
The APIASF is the nation’s largest non-profit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA), and more than 80% of the first three cohorts of the scholars have become college degree graduates. The program has been dated today to have distributed over $110 Million in scholarship to APIA students across the country and Pacific Islands. The APIASF/BBCN Bank awards a one-time scholarship of $2,500, and this scholarship program is for residents of the following counties:
– California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Los Angeles County, Marin, Orange County, San Bernardino County,
Santa Clara County, San Diego County, San Francisco, San Mateo County, Riverside County
– New York: Bronx County, Kings County, Nassau County, New York County, Putnam County, Queens County, Richmond
County, Rockland County, Suffolk County, Westchester County
– New Jersey: Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County
– Illinois: Cook County, Dekalb County, Dupage County, Grundy County, Kane County, Kendal County, Lake County, Mchenry County, Will County
– Washington: King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Thurston County
– Virginia: Fairfax County
There are also other requirements of the program aside from what has been mentioned above. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or have earned a GED. Candidates can be enrolled in either a four-year institution or two-year institution as an incoming freshman and must demonstrate financial need and qualify based on income restrictions and limitations. Also, applicants must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census.
The APIASF/BBCN Bank Scholarship program focuses on students who live at or below the poverty level or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status, representative of the APIA community, especially those that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity.
Submissions for the APIASF/BBCN Bank Scholarship program is until January 11, 2019. You may visit the official website at http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_boh.html or to know more about the program you may also visit https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/deadline/deadline-in-jaunuary/apiasf-bbcn-bank-scholarship.