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General Information

Name Lapiz Family Scholarship
Number of Awards 2
Award Value $1,000
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

Members of the Lapiz family established the Lapiz Family Scholarship of the Asian Pacific Fund in honor of their farm-worker parents, Apolonio and Arcadia Lapiz, and to support students with farm-working backgrounds pursuing a college education at the University of California.


* Number of awards: 2
* Amount: $1,000
* Renewable
* Established in honor of Apolonio and Arcadia Lapiz, who were farm workers

Eligibility Criteria:

• Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a campus of the University of California in 2013-14. Preference given to UC Davis & UC Santa Cruz
• Farm worker or child of a farm or migrant worker
• Any ethnic heritage
• Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
• Financial need
• Status: US citizenship or permanent residency