Alfonso Yuchengco Endowment Scholarship
(up to $1,000)

Who are eligible? Full time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing in a social sciences and professional schools with an academic focus on the Philippines/Filipinos Overseas, and preferably of Philippine ancestry. Must present: 1) a project with a timeline and budget, e.g. fieldwork in Mindanao needed for M.A. thesis, completion of doctoral dissertation on Philippine economic history, etc.; b) names and email of three former or current professors relevant to your project as references; c) evidence of excellent oral and written communications skills, e.g. writing sample. The scholarship is based on merit, not on financial need.

About the Endowment Fund. The Endowment is named after Ambassador Alfonso T. Yuchengco, a prominent Filipino industrialist who heads the Yuchengco Group of Companies composed of several firms including Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., Pan Malayan Management & Investment Corp., Great Pacific Life Assurance Corp., House of Investments, Inc., and the Alfonso Yuchengco Foundation, which has sent more than 5000 youths to school nationwide in the Philippines. He has served as Ambassador to Japan and the People's Republic of China. He has also been a Professor of Accounting in Philippine universities and went to Columbia for graduate studies in business administration.

Send application (in hard copy) to: Dr. Vina Lanzona, Director, Center for Philippine Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 416, Honolulu, HI 96822.

For further information, call 956-6086 or email

Deadline: April 2 (or first Monday after Spring break).

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