Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 2, 2019extended to December 13, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
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, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $24,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2019
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visual differences.

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
Sponsor: 365 Pet Insurance
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or accepted to a veterinary school in the United States for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019. Applicant must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander, or other minority designation.

Sports Task Force/Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American students who are AAJA student members. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong interest in pursuing sports journalism as a career. Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled with at least 12 credit units per semester at a junior college or university in the United States.

GFOA Scholarships
Sponsor: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. See website for details. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically to minority students.

KSCPP’s 13th National Essay Contest
Sponsor: Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP)
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: January 12, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students enrolled in home school or a public/private middle or high school within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay a given topic related to the values of Chung, Hyo, and Ye.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Architects Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a NAAB-accredited undergraduate architecture program.

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020. Special focus will be given to students who live at or below the poverty level and/or are the first in their family to attend college.

ASRT Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Foundation has more than 65 scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Awards are available for all types of radiologic science students regardless of specific area of interest. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to minority students.

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
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 California, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 1L law students who will be enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

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