Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Competition is open to freethinking students of color ages 17-21 who are either high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to rejection of religion. The contest is offered to provide support and acknowledgment for freethinking students of color, as a minority within a minority.

The Dream is Inclusive Scholarship
Sponsor: On Q Financial
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who are legal residents of the United States and currently enrolled (or plan to enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must be of Spanish, Russian, or Chinese heritage/descent. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to inclusivity.

AIChE Minority Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: AIChE
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in a chemical engineering program during the 2020-2021 academic year who are members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and who are from a group underrepresented in their field of study.

Leadership for Diversity Paraprofessional Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a community college program for school library technical service certification. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and be working in a classified position in the library field.

Leadership for Diversity TL Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing accredited teacher librarian credential program. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and intend to work as a teacher librarian in California.

Medical Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have shown academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited medical school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a dental hygiene or dental program. Multiple scholarships available, including specific scholarships for minority students, male students, and students in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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