More About APIA Scholars

We are proud of the work we do at APIA Scholars. If you’d like to learn more, without reading too much, we have plenty of informative videos on our YouTube channel.

Meet Hewett Chiu, an APIA Scholar achieving amazing things! Learn more about him and other stories of success from current and former scholarship recipients.

Our Impact

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars makes a difference in communities by mobilizing resources to create opportunities for students to access, complete, and succeed after post-secondary education, thereby developing future leaders who will excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and will ultimately contribute to a more vibrant America.

Our Impact

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars makes a difference in communities by mobilizing resources to create opportunities for students to access, complete, and succeed after post-secondary education, thereby developing future leaders who will excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and will ultimately contribute to a more vibrant America.

83%

of the first three APIA Scholars cohorts are college graduates

60+%

of APIA Scholars live at or below poverty level

Charity Ratings & Reviews

As an evidenced-based organization, APIA Scholars is proud to be acknowledged for its commitment to transparency and effectiveness by a number of independent charity evaluation platforms (below). In addition to recognition in the Social Impact Exchange’s S&I 100, an index that measures the scalability of top-performing nonprofits, APIA Scholars is also a Platinum GuideStar Exchange participant, and has received 3 out of 4 stars on Charity Navigator. We hope you will read more about our work, including our most recent Annual Report. To discuss funding and other sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stacy Lewis at slewis@apiascholars.org  or 202-986-6892.