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Volunteer as a Reader


Meet Our Volunteers

"Being a volunteer for APIASF was such a heartwarming and humbling experience. The essays I read were beautifully written by the students and I felt an instant connection to many of them. I'm proud to have assisted an organization that provides financial aid to so many students in need."

— Marla Baldomero
    Hilton Worldwide Miami Regional Office
    Learning & Development Assistant
    Latin America and the Caribbean

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Annual APIASF General Scholarship Read, January 12, 2018 - March 18, 2018 (Online)
The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school and college students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year. Our volunteer readers have access to a secure website to review scholarship applications at a time that is most convenient to them during the read period. To ensure that there are enough readers to evaluate all applications, readers are asked to commit to completing a minimum of 20 applications. Each application takes approximately 10-15 minutes to review. All readers must have an undergraduate college diploma and/or 7-10 years of work experience. All volunteers, new and returning, are required to review a PDF training document.

Annual APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Read, November 3, 2017 - November 19, 2017 (Online)
The APIASF AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution) Scholarship supports full-time Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students at specified institutions. AANAPISIs are Minority-Serving Instructions (MSIs) that have an undergraduate enrollment of at least 10 percent AAPI students and a significant enrollment of students with financial need. Our volunteer readers have access to a secure website to review scholarship applications at a time that is most convenient to them during the read period. To ensure that there are enough readers to evaluate all applications, readers are asked to commit to completing a minimum of 20 applications. Each application takes approximately 10-15 minutes to review. All readers must have an undergraduate college diploma and/or 7-10 years of work experience. All volunteers, new and returning, are required to review a PDF training document.

Mentorship Program, Fall 2017 (i.e. e-Mentoring Program)
The APIASF Scholar Mentoring Access to Resources and Training: College to Career Transition Program (SMART) is a supportive learning program for current and alumni APIASF Scholars. SMART is a multi-faceted program that fosters APIASF Scholars' professional development skills and career clarity. Interested volunteers will be contacted once programming is confirmed.