Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students attending a U.S. based college or university in 2021-2022 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.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open to minority students and international students studying in the U.S.

AAJA/ Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association | Getty Images
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States. Candidates will be judged on the strength of their photographic portfolios, academic performance, and demonstrated commitment to the field of visual journalism.

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2021
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.

Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

Reach for the Gold Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Omega Phi Beta Sorority
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.4 GPA. Applicant must be a female student of color (identify as Hispanic/Latina, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Black/African/American).

Larry Ted May Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 3, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Georgia Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Applicant must be Black/African American, Indigenous, LatinX, Asian or Pacific Islander. Preference will be given to students who are attending an HBCU and are music majors.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2021
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.

#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 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.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
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: June 30, 2021
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: June 30, 2021
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.

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