Scholar Success Stories

Our scholarship recipients are making a difference every day in communities across the country and around the world. Here are a few of their stories:


Boosaba Pananon

Boosaba Pananon

In 2006, Boosaba Pananon from Silver Spring, Maryland was selected to be one of 200 students who received a scholarship from APIASF. Just like her fellow Scholars, Boosaba demonstrated in her application a desire to give back to her community and to make a difference for others.

Click here to read Boosaba's story.


John Liu

John Liu

John Liu immigrated to the United States when he was 16 years old. As a newly immigrated student, he faced many challenges as he completed his high school degree and began to navigate the world of higher education. In 2010, John enrolled at De Anza College, one of APIASF's partners for its community college scholarship program.

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