Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Asian Pacific Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a college sophomore, junior or senior during the year of the award.
  2. Must be enrolled in a college or university in California.
  3. Must be of Asian heritage (at least 50%).
  4. Must major in accounting, political science, public policy, business, or a related field.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  7. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Incoming sophomore, juniors, or seniors attending a California college or university who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be of 50% or more Asian heritage and major in accounting, political science, public policy, business administration or related fields.

Application requirements for the Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essays (5)
  • Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: This award was established in memory of Matt Fong, former California state treasurer. Preference will be given to those with record of community service or volunteer work.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications are available on the Asian Pacific Fund website. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the following: an official transcript of grades, including grading scale (online transcripts are not acceptable);a current resume; a copy of an SAT score report; and two letters of recommendation with at least one being from a current professor. Finalists will be asked to submit: an official transcript and a copy of the student's Student Aid Report (SAR). The SAR is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted by mail and must be postmarked no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Golda Hernandez
Address: 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, California 94104

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