Kilowatts for Humanity
Kilowatts for Humanity (KWH) - AFEW supports KWH in their mission to improve people's lives by providing access to electricity and fostering the development of sustainable businesses. KWH also offers mentorship and
resources to empower less-economically developed communities for lasting change. KWH pursuant of doing a Philippines project to promote community development mirrors AFEW's goals of empowering a community by engineering
To know more about the KWH projects, go to http://www.kilowattsforhumanity.org.
AFEW Scholarships cater to students in engineering and related courses to provide financial support while offering mentorship and advice in the engineering field. AFEW offers scholarships both in Washington State and in the Philippines.
AFEW Washington State Scholarship Requirements: 2019 - 2020
The Association of Filipino-American Engineers of Washington (AFEW) strives to assist selected Filipino university students in pursuing their careers in engineering or related trades through the Santi & Emelita Manalang Scholarship Foundation. The current allocation of funds for this scholarship is $2000 every year.
Scholarship criteria for Washington state students:
1. Filipino heritage (at least 50%)
2. Full-time enrollment as a university level engineering student with a minimum GPA of 3.2
3. Proof of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related trade (Computer Science, Physics, Math)
4. Considerations of financial need
5. A short essay (inclusive in the AFEW form) about the scholars, including but not limited to the following topics:
• Academic and scholastic achievements at school
• Any community service involvement
• Career goals and motivations
Application shall include personal profile and any supporting documentations to address the above criteria. Please email additional documents back to AFEW Scholarship committee to support your application.
Deadline of form Submission is August 15th, 2019.
Awarding will be during AFEW Annual Gala event on October 19th, 2019 at Double Tree Hilton Hotel (Tukwila South Center).
Successful candidates are highly encouraged to attend the AFEW Gala to receive the award.
Designated Review Board for Applicants: Janice Pelayo, Francis Gaspay and Loreli Floresca.
Download the Scholarship Application Form:
Santi & Emelita Manalang Scholars
Rex Maristela Jr.: UW - Seattle, Mechanical Engineering
Christian Europa: UW - Seattle, Chemical Engineering
Kimberly Cabamalan: UW - Seattle, Computer Science and Engineering
Anna Keziah Pidong: Seattle University, Electrical Engineering
Philippines AFEW Scholars
Alexis Arellano: Cagayan State University, BSCE
Christopher Buentipo: Tarlac State University, BSCE
Bernadette Castillo Magpantay: Adamson University, BSIE
Christina Ching Manocan: UST, BSCE
Kimberley Delos Reyes: Holy Angels University, BSCE
Dan Lester Mendoza: FEU - East Asia College, BSIE
Ruth Felipe: Mariano Marcos State University, BSCE
Jovy Ann Dela Cruz: PUP, BSCE
Avel Nino Moralidad: Siliman University, BSCE
Eden Shiela Silao: Saint Mary's University, BSCE
David Jonathan Palero: DelaSalle University, BSCE
Pheterson Doping: Ateneo De Davao, BSCE
Ryan Amolo: Wesleyan University, BSECE
Krys Escudero: Manuel S. Envarga University, BSCE
Jerson Pagador: CLSU - Nueva Ecija, BSAE
Recle Vibal: UP - Los Banos, BSCE
Micahel Patrick Uson: University of Pangasinan, BSECE
Neil Chan Villegas: University of San Carlos, BSECE
Kenneth John Racoma: Cebu Institute of Technology, BSCE
Mary Grace Alforque: Cebu Institute of Tech - Cebu, BSIE
Rachelle de La Vega: Jose Rizal Univ - Pasig, BSCE
Dindo De Guzman: Nueva Vizcaya State Univ. - NV, BSCE
Jessie Delgado: Pamantasan LM - Manila, BSCE
Donnie Rey Distrito: TUP - Manila, BSCE
Regi Paulino Lagula: University of Manila, BSCE
Tristan Jed Roque: UP - Diliman, BSCE
John Irienz Collantes: MLQU - Manila, BSEE
Jody Ann Lunasin: MIT - Manila, BSECE
Emaner Ramento: UST - Manila, BSEE
Bryan James Macabalo: UST - Manila, BSIE
Jonah Maltu: FEATI - Manila, BSCE
Godofredo Mauhay Jr.: Adamson University - Manila, BSIE
Mary Rose Diwata Italia: UP - Diliman, BSEE
Merilyn Omapoy: UE - Caloocan, BSCE
Ryan Jason Mendoza: St. Louis University - Baguio, BSIE
Hiyasmine Domingo: MIT - Manila, BSCE
Kendrick Robles: MLQU - Manila, BSEE
The Association of Filipino-American Engineers of Washington (AFEW) is a multidisciplinary organization of engineers dedicated to fostering fellowship among its members and collaborating with community service oriented groups and associations. We are committed to the empowerment of Filipino-American engineers, architects, scientists, and related professionals.
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