Other Ethnic Scholarships

Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.

PanHellenic Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are of Hellenic descent (applicant must have at least one great-grandparent with Hellenic roots). Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).

AACL Scholarship
Sponsor: Armenian-American Citizens League Educational Fund
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of the United States who have been living in California for at least two years and are of Armenian descent. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college in the United States and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2018 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Norwegian National League Scholarship
Sponsor: Norwegian National League
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current students in grades 1-12 who are of Norwegian ancestry and reside in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Kendall, McHenry, or Will, Illinois. Students winners in grades 1-4 will receive a cash reward and college bound seniors will receive a scholarship.

Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Alpha Omega Council
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. Applicant must be of Greek-American descent, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $400
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

Pulaski Scholarships for Advanced Studies
Sponsor: American Council for Polish Culture
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to citizens of the United States who are of Polish ancestry and who are classified as a graduate student enrolled at an accredited university in the United States.

Italian American Club – Las Vegas Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian American Club – Las Vegas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: March 22, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are of Italian descent and legal residents of Clark County, Nevada.

AHEPA Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to active members of the AHEPA Family OR is of Hellenic descent and OR Phil-Hellene who is the son or daughter of a member in good standing. Applicant must be a graduating high school student or current undergraduate or graduate student.

GRHS Adult Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all adults, both members and non-members of GRHS. Contestant must submit an essay on a topic elated to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Contestant does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

Pride in Your Heritage GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities as full-time undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay on a topic related to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Student does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Welsh Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Welsh Society of Philadelphia
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Welsh ancestry who live or attend school within 150 miles of Philadelphia.

Houtan Scholarship
Sponsor: Houtan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students with a working knowledge of Parsi and demonstrated interest in Iranian culture, heritage, and literature.

Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship
Sponsor: Momeni Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students of Iranian descent regardless of citizenship or country of residency.

Momeni Foundation Scholastic Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: Momeni Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are of Iranian descent. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.

IACC Midwest Scholarships
Sponsor: Italian-American Chamber of Commerce Midwest
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current full-time college students who are residents of the State of Illinois and of Italian ancestry.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are Roman Catholic and of Italian descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

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