Scholarship Detail

Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: $500-$3,000
This scholarship was created through the Asian Pacific Fund to provide educational opportunities for Filipino American students to pursue journalism as a major and career.Filipinos have been underrepresented in journalism, so the publisher and editor of Filipinas Magazine, Mona Lisa Yuchengco, created this scholarship to support students of Filipino heritage who choose to pursue a career in journalism.
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other Requirements:
Must be pursuing Journalism. Must be of Filipino heritage.

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Resume: Yes
Personal Essay: Yes
Financial Aid: Yes
Financial Aid Notes: Copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Only official transcripts are accepted. A writing sample is also required(journalism work is preferred)

Further Information

Asian Pacific Fund
465 California Street
CA , 94 104
415-395-9985 x 800