Asian Scholarships

Scholarships open to Asian or Pacific Islander students.

Actuarial | Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are pursuing an actuarial or mathematics-related degree, with the goal of pursuing an actuarial career. Applicant must be a member of one of the following minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Alaskan Eskimo or other. If selected, student must successfully complete a summer internship at Mutual of Omaha’s home office (paid housing, competitive hourly rate of pay, financial incentives, etc.)

AANAPISI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program in the 2020 Spring semester/quarter at specific institutions located in California, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Texas, Washington, Guam or American Samoa (see website for details).

Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship
Sponsor: Next Day Animations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college women (*or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicant must be currently enrolled or will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2020. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing on how they are going to change the world. Only the first 150 applications will be accepted.

Generation Google Scholarship For Current University Students
Sponsor: Google
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field. Applicant must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander).

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.

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.

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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