AANAPISI targets low-income/first-generation Asian Americans, Native American Pacific Islanders, and other low-income individuals with an academic need. It assists them in persisting and graduating.


All services are free and include:

  • Textbook Lending Library
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Paid Undergraduate Research Experience
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Paid Conference Travel
  • Academic Coaching/Counseling
  • One-on-one tutoring sessions
  • Priority Registration
  • Graduate/Professional School Counseling


To be accepted into the AANAPISI program an applicant must:

  • Be an undergraduate student
  • Be a low-income/first-generation college student
  • Have an academic need
  • Priority admission is given to Asian-American and Native Pacific Islanders, but all students are welcome to apply

Application Instructions

When you apply, you will be considered for AAANAPISI, LSAMP, and TRIO SSS programs. Complete the following steps:

  1. Download the fillable participant application from CAEO’s website.
  2. Complete, print, and wet sign (and have a parent wet sign, if you’re a dependent student) the application.
  3. From your Rebelmail account, email a scanned copy of your completed, signed application to caeocampusprograms@unlv.edu.

For more information regarding the submission of your application, or if you have any further questions, please contact us by phone 702-895-4777, or by email caeocampusprograms@unlv.edu.

AANAPISI Application