Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 2

Monday
Awarded By:

Asian Pacific Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a first time freshman or current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  2. Must be enrolled full time.
  3. Must be working or have worked in an Asian restaurant (Asian-owned or Asian cuisine) OR have at least one parent who worked or is working in one.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  6. Must have a 3.0 grade point average.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for current U.S. undergraduate students who work or have worked in an Asian restaurant (Asian-owned or Asian cuisine) OR have a parent who works or has worked in one.

Application requirements for the Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • FAFSA
  • Recommendation letter (2)
  • SAT scores (freshman only)
Additional Information: The purpose of the Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship is to assist undergraduate students who have worked in an Asian restaurant (Asian-owned or Asian cuisine) or have at least one parent who worked or is working in one. Students must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students doing community service for the Asian American community. The criteria for selecting scholarship recipients are the following: academic achievement; financial need; motivation and potential to succeed; and community service. Past scholarship recipients are eligible to apply. Finalists will be notified by the end of April as to whether or not they have been selected as the scholarship recipient.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous recipients may apply again in future years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 2

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 2

Applications are available on the Asian Pacific Fund (APF) website. In addition to a completed application form, the student must submit the following:a copy of his/her most recent official transcript of grades, including the grading scale; two letters of recommendation; SAT scores (freshman only) and a copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR). The SAR is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online, at college financial aid offices, and at high school guidance offices. All applications must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Golda Hernandez
Address: 465 California Street Suite 809 San Francisco, California 94104

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