* In need of money to help pay for your education?
* Asian or Pacific Islander (A&PI)?
* Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning
* 22 years old or younger?
* Living in the San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa,
Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, San Francisco or San Mateo
* A high school senior, high school graduate, have your GED or
attending college? If you answered "yes" to all of the above, the Queer
Asian & Pacific Islander PRIDE Scholarship is for YOU! Edward Cheng
Ming Tang, a generous and conscientious Chinese gay man, wishes to help you
to achieve educational pursuits and dreams, proudly and without shame. In
partnership with Peninsula Community Foundation, this education fund
awards scholarships totaling $16,000 to deserving applicants, with the goal of
eradicating the isolation, invisibility, homophobia and heterosexism
faced by thousands of A&PI queer and questioning youth in the Bay Area and
To apply, please download an application:
The application process consists of two parts. The first part
included questions for you to answer. The second part included a
Send in or drop off the application with your creative artwork
by May 31, 2004 at 5 p.m. via mail or in person.
Attn: Sabrina Wu
Queer A&PI Pride Scholarship
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
730 Polk Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
The application form and artwork becomes the property
of Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center and will not be returned. Your
artwork may be used for publicity purposes.
If you are feeling stuck or have questions on how to fill out
the application form, just contact Sabrina at
email@example.com or call 415.292.3420 x315. Selection
Process: A selection committee including A&PI LGBTQQ youth and adults
review the applications and select scholarship recipients. We establish a new
selection committee for each year. Selection factors included the
following: financial need, personal and societal challenges, creativity
and originality, community involvement or the imagining of a queer A&PI
community. Each year, the selection committee comes up with the range
of award amounts. For the year 2003, the committee decided to give awards
ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. If you have any questions or want to get
a head start, please contact Sabrina Wu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AQU25A Program Coordinator Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center 730
Street, 4th Floor San Francisco, CA 94109-7813 www.apiwellness.org Tel.
292-3420, x315 TTY 292-3410 Fax 292-3404