Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen of Filipino heritage (at least 50%) who will be majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science. Applicant must be a permanent resident of California.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and AB-540/DACA recipients who are a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicant must be a full-time student at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S. with at least a 3.0 GPA and majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations. Applications submitted on or before January 15 will be eligible for an extra 10 points.

Distinguished Raven FAC Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Edgar Allan Poe Literary Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to descendants and legal wards of any Lao or Hmong individual who served in the Royal Laotian Military or Hmong forces in defense of the Kingdom of Laos between 1960 and 1975. Applicant must also be a high school senior or graduate, and must be enrolled or actively seeking to enroll full-time in the coming academic year in an undergraduate program at an accredited college.

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Midwest Archives Conference
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students of African-American, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latino descent who are currently enrolled in a graduate, multi-course program in archival administration or accepted into such a program for the next academic year.

JACL National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are active National JACL members at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level.

Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Sponsor: American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

SEED Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SEED Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are of Asian-Indian heritage with at least one parent of Indian ancestry.

Chin: Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate college students who has done community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes. Applicant or parents must be current or former employee at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine resident.

Greenfield Peace Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors in Oregon who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). Applicant must submit a visual art piece that embodies their hopes, experiences, and goals in response to the provided reflection and prompt (“Art invites us to take the journey beyond price, beyond costs into bearing witness to the world as it is and as it should be. Art invites us to know beauty and to solicit it from even the most tragic of circumstances. Art reminds us that we belong here.” – Toni Morrison)

Seguritan: Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must be a first generation Asian American, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, and have an interest in business (but not required to be a business major).

Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Communications
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to racial ethnic minorities students who are United Methodist undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in religion journalism or mass communications.

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship
Sponsor: HRSA Health Workforce
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Native Hawaiian Ancestry who will be enrolled as a full-time student in a fully accredited health professions program.

UNCF – Anthem Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF | Anthem, Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholars program is open to minority student currently in their junior or senior year at a four-year accredited college or university. Applicant must be majoring in business, communications, marketing, healthcare management, healthy policy, economics, finance, accounting, supply chain management, computer science, information technology, analytics or an associated major.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Growing Up Asian in America Contest
Sponsor: Asian Americans for Community Involvement
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 2, 2021
Description: Award is open to Bay Area (California) students from Kindergarten through 12 grades who are from backgrounds including Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian, Pacific Islander or multiracial ethnicities. Applicant must submit artwork, essay or video on the theme, “This is My Time.”

Lapiz Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time undergraduate students in 2021-2022 who are attending a University of California campus (preference given to Davis or Santa Cruz). Applicant must be a farm worker or child of a farm worker or migrant farm worker.

USPAACC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | USPAACC
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 3021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students who are Asian American or Pacific Islander and living in the United States.

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