2021 Foundation 649 Scholarship (by 4/1/21)

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2021 Foundation 649 Scholarship (by 4/1/21)

Postby tbufis » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:52 am

We’re currently accepting applications for our 2021 scholarship to graduating Asian American high schoolers (5 awards of $2000). This is our second year sponsoring the scholarship, and we would love for your seniors to apply!

Details for how to apply on our website (https://foundation649.com/):

The Foundation 649 Scholarship is a one-time grant of $2,000 that can be applied to college tuition. The aim of our scholarship is to promote and share Asian American culture and stories from students across the country.


Five recipients will be selected
Each recipient will receive a one-time award of $2,000 USD
Application deadline is April 1, 2021
10 entrants will be selected as finalists for two video call interviews by May 15, 2021
Recipients are announced by June 15, 2021

Be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2021 as a Freshman
One or both parents/guardians immigrated to the US from East or South-East Asia
Have demonstrated financial need for the scholarship
Have a track record of involvement and interest in Asian American communities, issues, or causes
Be a US citizen, resident or foreign national
The application consists of a questionnaire and a short essay (1000 word maximum). Creativity is welcome - alternate media will also be accepted in place of the essay if the applicant chooses (e.g. film, photography, etc.). If you are selected as a recipient, with your permission, we plan to share your submission with our audiences.

Essay prompt:
Describe how your community uniquely contributes to the broader Asian American experience.

Questions? Please contact us at team@foundation649.com.

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