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General Information

Name Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund
Number of Awards 5
Award Value $5,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications From December 10 until March 15
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Contact Information

Scholarship Coordinator
Asian Pacific Fund
465 California Street, Suite 809
San Francisco, California 94104
Phone (415)395-9985

Scholarship Description

The Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund of the Asian Pacific Fund will award five scholarships of $5,000 to qualified incoming freshman enrolled at four-year colleges or universities. Each scholarship is renewable for a total of four years on the basis of satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program. Awards are for undergraduate study only.


* Number of awards: 5
* Amount: $5,000 (annual award)
* Renewable? Yes
* Total award: $20,000
* Benefactors: The Family of Dado and Maria Banatao

Eligibility Criteria:
• Grade level: Incoming freshman enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university in 2013-14
• Career: engineering, physical or biological sciences (excluding healthcare)
• Ethnic heritage: Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
• Minimum GPA: 3.0
• Financial need
• Residency:
o Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Stanislaus
o Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego