2016 TASF Scholarship Overview

$50,000 in Scholarships Available

20 – $2,500 Scholarships for High School Seniors and 1st Year College Students
Planning to Attend a University/College in the U.S. in the Fall of 2016

The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American youth fulfill their dreams of obtaining higher education.

Deadline Extended: 11:59pm – Thursday, March 31, 2016

Eligibility:
  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen
  • High school senior or 1st year college student residing in the United States
  • Plan to attend a University or College as a full-time 1st or 2nd year student in the Fall of 2016 in the United StatesĀ (If selected, high school seniors must submit college acceptance letter for verification.)
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted high school/college GPA of 3.0
  • Have a household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (Must be able to show 2014 or 2015 tax return should applicant be selected for award.)
  • The scholarship is open to ALL MAJORS
  • Previous award recipients are eligible to apply as long as they meet the eligibility requirements.

All awardees must submit a short YouTube video.
(Detailed instructions will be provided to awardees at a later time.)

Application Checklist:
  • Online Application Form
  • Official High School/College Transcript
Instructions and Guidelines:
Application Materials:

All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59pm – Thursday, March 31st. Anything received (whether mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will NOT be considered, regardless of the postmark. Application forms MUST be completed and submitted online – Hard copies will NOT be accepted.

Do not mail additional materials, such as resumes, certificates, or newspaper clippings, unless requested. They will not be reviewed.

Awardees will be notified no later than May 31, 2016. The scholarship award can only be used to cover the cost of attending a university/college. This may include tuition, fees, books, supplies, living expenses, and meals. What is included in the cost of attendance varies by institution.

If you have questions or need additional information, please email scholarships@apcf.org.