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FAPAC Scholarship Endowment Fund

Distinguished Public Service Scholarship

The FAPAC Distinguished Public Service Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes the recognition of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) students who are interested in public service, exhibit academic excellence, and have made contributions to foster diversity and inclusion in AAPI communities  The Endowment Fund was establish in 2011 to award scholarships in honor of three distinguished AAPI leaders whose dedication and efforts in public service have opened doors for many others. 

  • The late Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, an Indian American who was the first AAPI elected to Congress.
  • The honorable Former Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, a Japanese American who was the first AAPI to serve in two Cabinet positions as Secretary of Commerce and Secretary of Transportation.
  • The honorable Former Secretary Elaine L. Chao, a Chinese American who become the first Asian Pacific American woman to hold a Cabinet position, first as Secretary of Labor and then as Secretary of Transportation.

The 2022 FAPAC Distinguished Public Service Scholarship will be given in honor of Congressman Dalip Singh Saund to one (1) student during the annual FAPAC National Leadership Training Program. The scholarship recipient will receive a stipend of $5,000 towards his or her education.

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Your tax-deductible donation will directly support AAPI scholars. Complete the form to donate or email to discuss other ways to support the Endowment Fund.

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Past Scholarship Winners

 Year  Winner  Major  School In Honor Of
2021Rebecca Soo

B.S. Sociology & Media Studies

Minor Public Policy

 University of California, Berkeley Secretary Elaine Chao
 2020Alex T. Pham

B.S. Biological Sciences,

Minor Psychology

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Secretary Norman Y. Mineta
 2019Nancy Trang B.S./D.D.S. Combined Education Howard University College of Dentistry Congressman Dalip Singh Saund
 2018Jenny Chhea Juris Doctor University of California Berkeley Secretary Elaine L. Chao
 2017Danicole RamosBusiness AdministrationUniversity of Seattle, WashingtonSecretary Norman Y. Mineta
 2016Nitisha BaroniaBusiness Administration & Political ScienceUniversity of California, BerkeleyCongressman Dalip Singh Saund
 2015James H. Lau Biology & ChemistryHampden-Sydney College, VirginiaSecretary Elaine L. Chao
 2014Mary June Flores

Master of Public Policy &

Master of Public Health

Goldman School of Public Policy &

School of Public Health,

University of California Berkeley

Secretary Norman Y. Mineta
 2013 Cindy Dinh

Juris Doctor & Master

in Public Administration

University of California Berkeley &

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Congressman Dalip Singh Saund

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