2013 Scholarship Application

The Central California Asian Pacific Women (CCAPW) is proud to announce its 2013 Scholarship Competition to recognize young women of outstanding achievement by providing scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander women pursuing higher education.

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be an Asian or Pacific Islander woman, and a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
  • The applicant must be a current permanent resident of Central California (Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced or Tulare Counties) at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be an entering, continuing undergraduate or graduate, or re-entry student in a college or university.
  • The recipient must attend the CCAPW Scholarship Awards luncheon on July 20, 2013 to be held in Fresno.
  • All materials must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2013.

Criteria:

  • Academic achievement or potential
  • Extracurricular achievements
  • Need for financial assistance

Areas of Study/Scholarships Available:

  • CCAPW GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP: Award(s) are available for all areas of study.
  • MAE TAKAHASHI SCHOLARSHIP: Award(s) are available for students pursuing careers in the health professions and/or business.
  • CCAPW GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: One award will be given to a student pursuing studies at the graduate level. More information about scholarship categories.

Procedure for Application:

  • Submit a formal application provided by the Scholarship Committee of the Central California Asian Pacific Women (CCAPW). This entire application MUST be typed.
  • Submit a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) that is provided to you when your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is processed. More SAR information.
  • Submit two letters of reference written specifically for this scholarship. At least one letter should be from a teacher/professor or counselor from the last or current school/university attended; other letters can be from employers or community leaders.
  • Submit an official transcript from the last school/university attended.
  • Submit evidence of acceptance from or attendance at a college or university.
  • We will ask you to provide a recent photograph (headshot) if you are selected as a recipient to be used in CCAPW promotional materials such as our newsletter and luncheon booklet. We will ask you to provide this photograph when/if you are notified of an award.
  • Mail all information to:
    CCAPW Scholarship Committee
    P. O. Box 26803
    Fresno, CA 93729

Notification of Awards:

  • Awards will be announced on or around July 1, 2013.
  • All applicants will be notified by phone call AND in writing.
  • The names and photos of the recipients will be made public via news releases and public announcements to local media, the CCAPW website, www.ccapw.org, and through the Central California Asian Pacific Women’s newsletter.
  • The awards will be presented at a luncheon on July 20, 2013 in Fresno, location to be announced.
  • Each award check will be issued directly to the recipient.

Responsibility of the Recipient:

  • Use the award to help meet educational needs.
  • Write a letter to the President of Central California Asian Pacific Women at the end of the academic year indicating benefits from the award.
  • The recipient must attend the CCAPW Scholarship Awards luncheon on July 20, 2013 to be held in Fresno.

2013 Scholarship Documents: 

DEADLINE: All materials must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2013.

For more information/questions: ccapwscholarship@gmail.com

 

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