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Fil-Am Presidential Scholarship Award

Recognizes an outstanding student in the Filipino-American community for academic excellence, leadership involvement, and community service.
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Fil-Am Presidential Scholarship Award

Recognizes an outstanding student in the Filipino-American community for academic excellence, leadership involvement, and community service.
PURPOSE:
To recognize an outstanding student in the Filipino-American community for academic excellence, leadership involvement, and community service.

CRITERIA:
Applicant must:
1. Be a high school senior at an accredited institution in the Greater Atlanta area.
2. Be a resident of Georgia
3. Be a dependent of a paid member of the Filipino-American Association of Greater Atlanta for at least 2 consecutive years.
4. Be of Filipino descent
5. Have a consistent superior record of academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5
6. Exhibit good leadership and citizenship.
7. Consistently participate in extra-curricular and community/volunteer activities.
8. Not be related to any one of the current 2018 Fil-Am Officers.
SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION & RULES:
The recipient will be designated as the 2018 FIL-AM PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR.
Applicants will be judged on their overall academic achievement, leadership qualities, extra-curricular involvement, and community service.
Judging will be done primarily from the application forms and documentation submitted, but the scholarship committee shall have the discretion of requesting a personal interview.
The scholarship award will be One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) from the Filipino- American Association of Greater Atlanta.

Furthermore, the recipient of the 2018 FIL-AM Presidential Scholarship Award will represent FIL-AM as one of the 2018 Asian/Pacific-American Council of Georgia (APAC) Scholars. And as such, he or she will be qualified to apply for 2018 Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) Scholar.
6 The scholarship recipient will be REQUIRED to be present at the awarding ceremonies of
the Asian/Pacific American Council of Georgia and Fil-Am events:
Venues for all respective awarding ceremonies will be announced at a later time.
Dates and venues for the Fil-Am events will be given as they are scheduled:
Spring Picnic
Miss Fil-Am Pageant
Bingo Social
Fall Picnic /Election
Christmas Family Party
New Year’s Eve Ball

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Compliance is part of the scoring. Please submit ALL documents. Use ink pen only.
Application Form (completed and signed)
Official High School Transcript
SAT or ACT Record
Sealed Recommendation Letter from School Principal or Teacher on an official letterhead AND from a community/civic Leader. It should contain the following:
a. How long they have known the applicant and in what capacity?
b. How does the applicant compare with other students in terms of academic, leadership and citizenship?
Written Short Essay
Passport-size photograph (name printed on the back)

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES:

Please mail ALL the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS postmarked by March 15, 2018 to:

The Filipino-American Association of Greater Atlanta
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1194 Bailing Road
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043
Any questions regarding the submission procedures may be addressed via e-mail to:
mpellicer@atl-filam.org or call 404-729-5055.

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