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The Fil-Am Vancouver Scholarship Award   

Open to students pursuing a vocational, certificate, technical, associate, or bachelor’s degree program.

Students pursuing advanced degree programs are not qualified.


The FAAV Scholarship Application for Calendar Year 2025 is now OPEN.  


Submission deadline is:  October 1, 2024 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time

Two qualified students will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the

January 1-December 31, 2025 Calendar Year .



1. Must be a permanent resident of Clark County, Washington.

2. Must be at least a high school senior by the time of selection and award, or must be currently pursuing a vocational, certificate, technical, associate, or bachelor's degree program. A student pursuing an advanced degree program is not qualified. 

3. If attending a college or university, must be registered for at least 6 credit hours.

4. Members and family members of the FAAV Scholarship Committee are not eligible to apply.

5. Must be of Filipino descent.

6. The Scholarship Award must be used no later than the immediate calendar year following the date of the award, otherwise, it will be forfeited.


Selection Criteria:

1. Community and extra-curricular activities,

       including employment history.

2. School transcripts showing academic achievement/GPA.

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation.

4. Personal statement (minimum 500-word essay).

5. Personal photo in jpg or png format.

Interested applicants can download the Scholarship description and Application Form. (Click on links to download).

For questions and requests for additional information, contact Bernie Gerhardt at email:

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