Other Ethnic Scholarships

Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.

Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship
Sponsor: Momeni Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
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, 2017
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.

National American Arab Nurses Association Scholarships
Sponsor: National American Arab Nurses Association
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a nursing program during the year for which the award is made. Applicant must be of Arab heritage, a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, reside within the U.S. or its territories and be a member of NAANA.

Copernicus Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Copernicus Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to college and university students of Polish descent from the Chicago area. Scholarships will be awarded based upon scholastic achievement in the areas of Performing Arts, Cultural Education, Business, Sciences, and Professional degrees.

AEF Tufenkian Scholarship
Sponsor: Armenian Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be in college in fall 2017. Applicant’s father and/or mother and/or grandparent must be of Armenian origin and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

IACC Midwest Scholarships
Sponsor: Italian-American Chamber of Commerce Midwest
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2017
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.

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.

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.

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