Filipino-American Scholarship

Funded by
Lee Cortez
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$500
1 winner every 6 months
Open
Next Application Deadline
Dec 31, 2021
Next Winners Announced
Jan 31, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate
Eligibility Requirements
Experience:
Must have community service experience
Ethnicity:
Must be Filipino
Education Level:
Must be an undergraduate student
Experience:
Ethnicity:
Education Level:
Must have community service experience
Must be Filipino
Must be an undergraduate student

Filipinos have a long history and large presence in the United States, yet they remain underrepresented in many fields.

Only 37% of Filipinos in the US complete a Bachelor’s degree, and only 9% complete a postgraduate degree. These figures are even lower among U.S.-born Filipinos. A Harvard Kennedy report states that U.S.-born Filipinos are less likely to obtain a college degree compared to their Filipino immigrant counterparts and other U.S.-born Asian Americans. 

In order to boost the representation of Filipinos in academia and the workforce, it is critical that Filipino-Americans have the resources they need.

This scholarship seeks to support any Filipino-American who is interested in community service. 

To apply, please write a 350-word essay telling us about your story and the impact you would like to make on the Filipino-American community.

Diversity and Inclusion
$500
1 winner every 6 months
Open
Next Application Deadline
Dec 31, 2021
Next Winners Announced
Jan 31, 2022
Education Level
Undergraduate
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Essay Topic

Please write a 350-word essay telling us about your story and the impact you would like to make on the Filipino-American community.

300–400 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Dec 31, 2021. Winners will be announced on Jan 31, 2022.