Paul Whang Memorial Fellowship

Ethnic Studies
Scholarship awarded for the Fall or Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Asian American Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: In honor of Paul Whang’s dedication to helping youth, the Paul Whang Memorial Fellowship Endowment shall encourage and provide support to college students interested in working with low-income youth in Asian American communities.
  • Criteria:
    1) Undergraduate student majoring or minoring in Asian American Studies.
    2) Graduate student in the M.A. program in Asian American Studies.
    3) Must have completed a 60 hour internship working with the low-income Asian American communities through either AAS 681 and/or AAS 688 and/or concurrently enrolled in AAS 681 and/or AAS 688.
    4) The award is contingent upon completion of the 60 hours internship by May 12.
    5) Graduating seniors must be enrolled in at least 6 units the subsequent semester for a MA in Ethnic Studies or Asian American Studies.
  • Major: Asian American Studies
  • Class Level: HS Seniors:N/A; Undergrad: Any; Grad: 2nd BA/Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: 8 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Mai Nhung Le
  • Campus Address: EP 103
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-3891
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

In Memory of Paul Pando Whang
College of Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. In a 200 word essay, what are your plans and/or what has been your experience interning/volunteering with an organization serving low-income Asian American youth?
  2. Submit a 1-2 page resume.
  3. Submit a signed letter from your internship supervisor detailing how you spent (or will spend) your 60+ hours including your role and responsibilities. This organization must be an off-campus organization that serves low-income Asian American youth.