Available APA Student Scholarships & Fellowships

APABA Public Interest Fellowship – Application Open!


The APABA Public Interest Fellowship is awarded annually to a law student who demonstrates leadership potential, maturity and responsibility, as well as a commitment to making a contribution to the Asian/Pacific Islander American community. The APABA Public Interest Fellow receives a $5,000 grant to spend at least 8 weeks of his or her summer working at a nonprofit public interest organization or governmental agency that provides free legal services to low-income individuals and/or families in Los Angeles County. Special consideration is given to applicants working on issues impacting the APIA community.

To learn more about the APABA Public Interest Fellowship, please see our profiles of past fellows.

To apply for the APABA Public Interest Fellowship, please download the Applicant Guide and submit your application electronically here.

The Fellowship Fund is maintained by the California Community Foundation (CCF) and is funded by contributions from our installation dinner sponsors and individual donors. Please note that CCF will receive the submitted applications and will administer the fellowship directly to the selected recipient.

The deadline for applications for the 2022 Fellowship is May 23, 2022. Recipients will be notified in July. 

For any questions, please contact Erica Yen at ericayen.apaba@gmail.com. 


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