De Anza - APASA Scholarship

This award is intended to recognize a student who has successfully completed an Asian American Studies course or participated in an Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) on campus club or community event within the last 2 years who express a strong desire to pursue community service, promote cross-cultural understanding, and advocate for social justice but, due to hardship may have limited volunteer experience or participation in AAPI on-campus or off-campus activities.

  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in at least 8 units of course work at De Anza College.
  • Applicant must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA with successful completion of a minimum of 12 quarter units at De Anza College.
  • Applicant may NOT have previously received this scholarship.

*Schedule permitting, recipient is expected to attend award ceremony in February of the upcoming year. Lunch will be provided for the recipient and guest.

*Write a one page essay, which describes your desire to serve the AAPI community, promote cross-cultural differences, or advocate for social justice and how this scholarship might help you overcome any obstacles or hardships you face in reaching your educational and career goals.

*List a reference name, job, and email recommendation from a De Anza faculty or classified professional staff member familiar with your educational/career goals.

Donor
Asian Pacific American Staff Association (APASA)
Award
1 @ $1000
Scopes
De Anza College
Deadline
02/14/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you enrolled in at least 8 units at De Anza?
  2. Have you earned at least 12 units at De Anza?
  3. Write an additional one page essay, which describes your desire to serve the AAPI community, promote cross-cultural differences, or advocate for social justice and how this scholarship might help you overcome any obstacles or hardships you face in reaching your educational and career goals.
  4. List a reference name, job and email recommendation from De Anza College faculty or classified professional staff memeber familiar with your educational/career goals.
  5. Is yor cumulative GPA at De Anza at least a 2.7?