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2017 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!

Posted on Apr 8, 2017 in News Archive, Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to our 2017 APIQWTC scholarship awardees, Victoria Cheng and Renae Moua! Victoria Cheng is a radical person with strong beliefs in sustainability and justice. As a graduate student at UC Berkeley, Victoria studies energy systems controls and optimization in hopes that we, as a society, can achieve energy equity and energy sustainability in the near future. Outside of coursework and research, Victoria is an active and vocal advocate for womxn in STEM, LGBTQ+ rights, and racial equality, reminding and educating others about intersectional issues. Victoria is also one of the...

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2016 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!

Posted on Mar 30, 2016 in News Archive, Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to our 2016 APIQWTC scholarship awardees, Tracy Zhao and Lauren! Tracy Zhao is pursuing a Master’s degree in Asian American Studies at UCLA. She received her B.A. from Pomona College, where she majored in Asian American Studies and Psychology. As an undergraduate, she was inspired by radical mentors and ethnic studies classes to participate in student activism around workers’ rights, sexual assault, students of color coalitions, and queer and Asian American student groups. After moving to Los Angeles, Tracy has worked with many progressive coalitions and community...

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2015 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in News Archive, Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to our 2015 APIQWTC scholarship awardees, Bo Luengsuraswat and Sammie Wills! Bo Luengsuraswat is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Comics at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He received his Master of Arts in Asian American Studies with a concentration in Gender Studies at UCLA where he graduated summa cum laude. His Master’s thesis examined the artistic production by Asian American FTM transgender artists. Bo’s comics, cover art, interviews, creative and non-fiction writings, articles and reviews have been featured in many publications. His exhibitions,...

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2015 Scholarship Applications

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in News Archive

APIQWTC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: February 12, 2015 AWARD OVERVIEW APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community) is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area providing support and community for nearly 800 queer Asian and Pacific Islander individuals. The APIQWTC scholarship supports queer API women and transgender people in their pursuit of technical/professional training or higher education. The scholarship hopes to recognize those who are active in the community and encourage future leaders.  APIQWTC will be awarding scholarships of $1000 to two Asian/Pacific...

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2014 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in News Archive, Scholarship Awardees

Congratulations to our 2014 APIQWTC scholarship awardees, Landyn Pan and Tõ Như Đào! Landyn Pan is a high school senior, artist, and activist based in Seattle, Washington. As a sophomore at Bothell High School he restarted the Gay Straight Alliance club and served as president for two years, running support groups, discussing queer politics, screening LGBTQ videos, and building infrastructure for the organization. Currently, as the Director of Resources and Activism for his GSA, he leads campaigns and projects to educate students, teachers, and administrators, and visits surrounding high...

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