Scholarship Programs

2013 AAGEN Scholarship

The mission of AAGEN is to promote, expand and support Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leadership in Government.  In accordance with AAGEN’s mission, the scholarship program has been designed for students in their continuing education to better prepare themselves for positions of leadership and trust in the Federal, State and Local governments.

Two (2) scholarships for $1,500.00 and two (2) scholarships for $1,000 will be awarded in 2013.  The AAGEN scholarship is a one-time award; former AAGEN scholarship winners are not eligible. 

Click the link below to download the application:
2013 AAGEN Scholarship Application

Please send the complete electronic application package to:
Dr. Glenda Nogami


CAPAL scholarship Program

CAPAL will award 3 scholarships to outstanding APA college undergraduate and graduate students who will be serving in unpaid public service internships (non-profit or government) in the Washington DC area for the summer.  The scholarships are intended to enable outstanding APA scholars with leadership potential to work full-time and learn about ways to influence public policy in their local communities. Recipients of the CAPAL scholarships are responsible for securing their own public service internships.

SunTrust Scholarship (2)
$3000 stipend and $1000 housing/travel stipend
(preference to students with financial need)

Asha Jaini Scholarship
$2000 stipend
Go to to apply

CAPAL’s internship program has enabled promising students with leadership potential to pursue internships in federal government agencies, while learning how to influence public policy decisions that affects their communities.  CAPAL Interns are awarded $2,000 each for the successful completion of the summer internship, as well as the development of a Community Action Plan.

Application material and internship requirements are below.  Please retain this information in your files, as this is an annual program.  US citizenship is required for applicants.  For further information, please visit our website at or email questions to



Washington DC and Federal Government Internship Gude 

2012 An introduction to the Beltway.






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