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Mega Bank Scholarship

Offered by Asian Pacific Community Fund

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 10, 2023
5 awards worth

$1,000

Grade level

High School Senior

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

April 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school senior from southern California who is looking for a scholarship opportunity? If so, you might be interested in the Mega Bank Scholarship! The scholarship is open to college-bound high school seniors from low-income households in Los Angeles and Orange County, California. The Mega Bank Scholarship is offered by Asian Pacific Community Fund, a non-profit organization founded in 1990 by Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community leaders to empower and support the API community. Through this scholarship, Mega Bank hopes to support students in achieving their goals of obtaining a higher education. The scholarship awards five students $1,000 each to go towards the cost of tuition at their accredited institution of choice. If you’re a high school senior from Los Angeles or Orange County, California looking to fund your education, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to college-bound high school seniors from Los Angeles County and Orange County, California, planning to attend an accredited college/university. Applicants may be pursuing any major and be of any ethnic background. Lastly, applicants must meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA

3.0

Other Category

Low Income

State

California

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, a tax return form that reflects their household income, and the below application materials.

1,000-word essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Asian Pacific Community Fund at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Mega Bank Scholarship is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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