Lola Verang and Lola Remi were beloved grandmothers who worked tirelessly to provide better lives for their families.
Lola Verang was a high school teacher in the Philippines and a single mother who raised nine children. Lola Remi was never able to finish high school but worked hard as a tailor and farmer to put her seven children through college. Both Lolas were kind-hearted, ambitious, and strong advocates of higher education.
This scholarship aims to support Filipino Americans so they can persevere through the challenges they face and complete their college degrees.
Any Filipino American undergraduate or graduate student in California may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us about your identity and how it has helped you get to this point in your life.