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Scholarship Opportunities

The Cal Poly Pomona Asian Pacific Faculty, Staff, and Student Association proudly announce the opportunity for Cal Poly Pomona students to apply for its 2017 APFSSA Scholarships and Service Award.

Students who meet the following qualifications are encouraged to apply for the scholarships and service awards

President Emeritus Bob H. and Agnes Suzuki Scholarship ($500)
  1. Open to all students presently enrolled at Cal Poly Pomona.
  2. Minimum 3.5 overall G.P.A.
  3. Minimum 45 earned units from Cal Poly Pomona (24 CPP grad-level units for graduate students).
  4. Demonstrated contribution of service related to the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community.
Victor Okada Scholarship ($300)
  1. Open to all students presently enrolled at Cal Poly Pomona.
  2. Minimum 3.0 overall G.P.A.
  3. Demonstrated contribution of services related to the API community.
Sean Yu and James Miyasaka Leadership Scholarship (2 @ 500 each)
  1. Open to all students presently enrolled at Cal Poly Pomona.
  2. Minimum 3.0 overall G.P.A.
  3. Demonstrated contribution of services related to the API community.

**Consider the level of involvement in the APISC and API Leadership Network.

Asian & Pacific Islander Student Center Service Awward ($300) *May be more than one depending on funding
  1. Open to all students presently enrolled at Cal Poly Pomona.
  2. Minimum 2.20 overall G.P.A.
  3. Demonstrated leadership and services related to the API community through the APISC.

The selection criteria includes: (1) assessment of academic records that indicate G.P.A., honors, and awards; (2) level of involvement in extra-curricular activities to include clubs, leadership roles, community service and others related to the API community; (3) strength of the personal statement; and (4) strength of recommendation.

In addition to the STARS application, students must provide the following:

  1. 1-2 word pages personal statement.
  2. Recommendation letter and form (to be completed by staff, faculty supervisor, etc., NOT fellow students).
APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm, Friday, April 15, 2017.  To apply, follow this link: https://csupomona.academicworks.com/ 

Contact Information:
Thavery Lay-Bounpraseuth
Email: tlay@cpp.edu
Phone: (909) 869-5025
Asian & Pacific Islander Student Center (Bldg. 95)
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

RECOGNITION OF SCHOLARSHIP & AWARDS RECIPIENTS:

Students who reeive an APFSSA Scholarship or Service Awards will be recognized at the Pan-Asian Scholarship Dinner on THURSDAY, May 18, 2017 from 5:30-7:00pm at the Bronco Student Center Orion Suite. Scholarship and award recipients are expected to be present to receive awards.  Family and friends are certainly invited to celebrate their accomplishments.  SAVE THE DATE!