Community Outreach

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 application.


To know more about the KWH projects, go to



AFEW Scholarships

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:

AFEW Academic Scholarship Application Sponsored by Santi & Emelita Manalang Scholarship Fund



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




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