2019 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program

$20,000 in Scholarship Awards Available

Twenty $1,000 scholarships available for high school seniors
planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in the fall of 2019

Cathay Bank Foundation is committed to supporting youth residing in its business service territories to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher education.

Application Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019


    • High school seniors who reside in California, IllinoisMarylandMassachusettsNevadaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas, and Washington.
    • Plan to attend a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or Community College in the state of California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington as a 1st year student in the Fall of 2019 (if selected, must provide college acceptance letter for verification)
    • A minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0
    • A household income at or below the Low Income Level (if selected, must provide 2017 or 2018 tax return for verification)
    • Open to ALL MAJORS and there is no ethnicity requirement
    • Employees of Cathay Bank and their immediate family members are NOT eligible

Application Checklist:

  • Application Form
  • Recommender Form from a Community Service Advisor
  • Official High School Transcript

Instructions and Guidelines:

The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of tuition for attending a college/university, as defined by the institution attended.

All materials must be RECEIVED by 11:59pm PST, Wednesday, March 27 2019. Anything received (whether mailed, emailed, or faxed) past that date and time will not be considered, regardless of the postmark. Application and recommender forms MUST be submitted online – Hard copies will NOT be accepted.

Questions or inquiries?

Contact by phone: (213) 624-6400 ext. 6 or by email: scholarships@apcf.org.