PAFAA Performing Arts Scholarship Award Program

2012  Tenth Anniversary Scholarships Program

Twelve Scholarships of $500 ( Five hundred dollars ) each will be awarded to qualified candidates enrolled in college or high school senior class.  Allocation of the Scholarships are as follows.  Six for Instrumentalists ( Piano, Violin, and others ), Two for Vocalists ( Classics, opera, Broadway Musical Theatre ), and Four for Dancers (Ballet, Tap, Modern, Asian ) The $500 cash award must be used for music or dance studies.  Applicants are required to be U.S. citizens of Asian ancestry, currently enrolled full time in college, or high school senior class, with a GPA of “B” or better.  Previous years PAFAA Scholarship winners are excluded.


Application Filing period starts  Sunday, April 15 ,2012 and ends on Saturday, July 21, 2012.  Application Form are available by phone request  or download from PAFAA Website :  Candidates are required to submit application, along with the most recent school year transcript, and $20 application fee, to PAFAA by mail, postmarked  No Later than July 21, 2012.

* Candidates are required to take AUDITION as scheduled  and bring

his/her own accompanist, or recorded music as needed.


Dance Audition : Sunday, August 19, 2012,  10 : 00 a.m.  – 12 : 00 p. m.


Music Audition : Sunday, August 19, 2012,   1 : 00  - 5 : 00 p.m.


Audition Place : Chinese Culture Center, 9443 Telstar Ave.  El Monte,  CA 91731


Please Note : Scholarship Winners are required  to personally participate and perform for the 10th Anniversary Scholarship Award Banquet  taking place on Sunday, September 16, 2012, at 6 : 00 p.m. at  Los Angeles/ Universal City Hilton Hotel, 555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City.  Absentee or Substitute is Not Acceptable.


Please Note : PAFAA reserves the right to cancel any category in the event that No candidates  satisfy the judges.