2023 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!
The APIQWTC Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the 2023 Scholarship Recipients: Carolyn Lau and Jacqueline Pham Please join us at the first in-person banquet since 2019 to celebrate our awardees on April 15, 2023 @ 5PM in Oakland! (tickets here) Donate: To continue our efforts to sustain the APIQWTC scholarship, please consider donating! Carolyn Lau (they/she) is a queer, fourth-generation Chinese American born and raised in Queens, New York. They will graduate in May from Columbia University with an MA in American Studies. Carolyn currently works at Wing on Wo & Co., the oldest...Read More
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS APIQWTC SCHOLARSHIP 2023
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS APIQWTC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: February 14, 2023 AWARD OVERVIEW APIQWTC (Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community) is a fun, welcoming, multi-generational group of Asian & Pacific Islander queer women and transgender people in the Bay Area who are building community together. We are the legacy of API queer activism, stemming from earlier-founded organizations going back to 1987. APIQWTC is a wholly volunteer-based organization that provides opportunities for API queer women and transgender people to socialize, network, build community, engage...Read More
2022 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!
The APIQWTC Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the 2022 Scholarship Recipients: Mai Tran and Nuriel Cahigas! Please join us virtually to celebrate and congratulate our awardees! Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 6:30-7:00pm PDTRead More
Terri Higa Memorial Scholarship
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: February 14, 2022 AWARD BACKGROUND The Terri Higa Memorial Scholarship provides financial aid to an Asian Pacific Islander lesbian, bisexual, or queer woman, or a non-binary or transgender individual preparing for a career in a technical or trade program. Founded by APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community elders), the scholarship celebrates the life and achievements of Terri Higa, a longtime San Francisco Bay Area resident and community activist. Terri owned and operated Higa Automotive in San Francisco which for over a decade was...Read More
2021 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!
The APIQWTC Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the 2021 Scholarship Recipients:
Thao Nguyen and Anna Schneider
Thanks to those who joined us virtually to celebrate on 6/30/21 [Watch Video]Read More