Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship- Bachelor

Awarded By: University of Southern California in USA
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
Amount: Not Available
United States of AmericaUSA

Scholarship Overview

University of Southern California offers the Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship. Every year, the International Students Office of University of Southern California awards scholarships to degree-seeking students who have specified financial needs. Note that a large portion of the scholarship funds come from International student tuition. Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree. The award is applicable for the courses like Bachelor of Architecture,Bachelor of Science in Computer Science,BS in Business Administration,Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering,BS in Accounting,Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering,Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. If we consider the amount of the Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarship, then it varies each semester. The applicants should review the scholarship application in order to fully understand the availability and amount for that particular semester. Students must have taken the 12th grade to be eligible for this scholarship. As part of the selection process, students must attend an interview. The following documentation is required from students in order to apply for the scholarship: LOR.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • BS in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • BS in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Applicable to undergraduate, transfer, graduate, or professional programs

Scholarship amount details

Amount varies in the scholarship.
In the 2020-2021 academic year, USC awarded over $200,000 in scholarships to 80 USC undergraduate and graduate students of exceptional academic merit who demonstrated a commitment to serving the Asian Pacific community.
Eleven cultures and fifty majors were represented within this class, and more than half qualified to receive need-based financial aid.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States Of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • LOR: ONE letter of recommendation from an individual familiar with applicant’s involvement in community organizations
    • It is encouraged, though not specifically required, that applicant’s involvement be focused on serving an Asian Pacific community
  • The applicant will also be asked to list an additional reference from a person familiar with applicant’s academic work
    • Academic reference DOES NOT have to submit a written letter of recommendation
  • Application Process: Applicant would be required to submit an online application
  • Applicants of all ethnic backgrounds are eligible for consideration
  • Additional positive consideration will be given to Asian Pacific students or students who have shown a commitment to the Asian Pacific community
  • Scholarships are awarded using both merit and need-based criteria
  • Scholarship awards are not guaranteed from one academic year to another
  • All recipients are required to re-apply on an annual basis for scholarship awards

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of Document Indicates if Document is Required
LOR Required
Essay Required
CV Required
Transcripts Required
Passport Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

User Info
Scholarship application open Not Available
Scholarship Deadline Not Available
Scholarship Decision date Not Available
Interview Date Not Available
FAQ Link Not Available
Contact email apaa@uscedu
Contact number 213-740-6380

Additional Information:
Applicants of all ethnic backgrounds are eligible for consideration.
Additional positive consideration will be given to Asian Pacific students or students who have shown a commitment to the Asian Pacific community.
Scholarships are awarded using both merit and need-based criteria.
Scholarship awards are not guaranteed from one academic year to another.
All recipients are required to re-apply on an annual basis for scholarship awards.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must be full-time students (undergraduate, transfer, graduate or professional) enrolled in a USC degree program for the entire 2021-2022 academic year (fall and spring semesters)
  • Incoming first-year students who have not enrolled at the time of application are not eligible
  • Applicant must have achieved a minimum of an overall 30-grade point average (on a 40 scale) in his/her coursework (USC Medical students who do not receive grade points are exempt)
  • Interview: New applicant finalists will be selected for a personal interview (Renewal applicants will not need to participate in an interview)
  • Preference will be given to the following candidates:
    • Additional positive consideration will be given to Asian Pacific students or students who have shown a commitment to the Asian Pacific community

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable
Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if Exam is Required and Cutoff (if any)
12 Required (minimum score 30 GPA)
Interview Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
To qualify for the award, candidates must have completed the 12th grade.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
LOR, Essay, CV, Transcripts, Passport

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time