Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
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-visible differences.

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American College of Healthcare Executives
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students enrolled in their final year of full-time study in a healthcare management graduate program (MHA, MPH, MBA in Healthcare Administration or similar) – with a graduation date between Sept. 1, 2020, and Aug. 31, 2021.

Beautiful Minds Scholarship
Sponsor: RentDeals.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority graduating high school seniors who are attending school in the United States and planning to enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “Finding My Purpose.”

CANFIT Scholarships
Sponsor: California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in California who are pursing degrees in Nutrition, Physical Education, or Culinary Arts. Applicant must be of African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 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, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

ABA Foundation Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: American Bus Association Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to traditionally underrepresented students who have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university. Applicant must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry and applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors at a four-year college or university in 2019-2020 in California. Applicant must be of Asian descent (at least 50%) and majoring in Accounting, Political Science, Public Policy, Business Administration or related fields.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

EMPOWER Scholarships
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program and planning to pursue a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin OR attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

V&E Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: Vinson & Elkins
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are members of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/two or more races) and/or identify as a member of the LGBT community. Applicant must have U.S. citizenship, residency in Houston, Dallas, Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years, have an interest in the legal profession, and be in the top 20% of their class.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Sponsor: AIGA
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are in a design or art discipline and intend to pursue that discipline as a career. While the scholarship is open to everyone, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to qualified students from minority groups underrepresented in law schools who attend one of the Law Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mega Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Mega Bank | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2020extended to April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in Los Angeles or Orange County (California) with plans to attend a California College. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and have a household income at or below the County Low Income Level.

Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Royal Business Bank | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2020extended to April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in New York City area (New York County, King County, Queens County, or Richmond County), Southern California (Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County) or Nevada (Clark County). Applicant must be planning on attending a California, Nevada, or New York college, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have a household income at or below the County Low Income Level.

TASF Scholarship
Sponsor: Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2020extended to April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and first year college students who are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents AND are a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen.

CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to a U.S. college or currently enrolled college students. Applicant must be committed to AAJA’s mission and candidates will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.

Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students and graduating high school seniors who are pursuing journalism as a career. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic ability, financial need, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American/Pacific Islander issues.

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current student journalist. Applicant must write about the legacy of Vincent Chin in essay form.

JASC Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Service Committee
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have a current JASC Family membership or their own Student/Individual membership. Applicant must also be a resident of the State of Illinois for at least one year prior to graduation or graduating from an accredited Illinois high school.

My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Giving God the Glory Ministries (GGG Ministries)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who are residents of Chicago or surrounding suburbs. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

Tang Scholarship
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to self-identified Asian/Pacific Islander students (at least 25% API ancestry) who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender and have/will graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties (California).

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Amount: Up to $2,750 per year
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are members of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited school of nursing and seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.

Alice S. Marriott Scholarship
Sponsor: Marriott International | Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Page Education Foundation Grant Program
Sponsor: Page Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students of color who are/will be graduates of a Minnesota high school and enrolled full-time at an accredited post-secondary educational institutional in the state of Minnesota during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students attending a U.S. based college or university in 2020-2021 with preference given to research/study topics that benefit those in social/economic need, especially Asian and Asian American communities. Preference for Asian heritage, but it is not required.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college graduates who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines and are degree candidates in accredited library or law schools and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.

Miller Park Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to a female or minority student residing in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, or Racine County (Wisconsin). Applicant must also be a student pursuing studies in a construction related field at a college or university based in the State of Wisconsin.

#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in fashion or graphic design. Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have demonstrated visionary leadership abilities through innovative means.

Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students pursuing a career in entrepreneurship. Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Respiratory Care Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Award is open to students enrolled in an accredited respiratory care training program. Preference will be given to nominees of minority origin.

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.

%d bloggers like this: