Other Ethnic Scholarships

Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.

2017 GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities. 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.

AHEPA National Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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, 2017
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.

A.R.S. Scholarships
Sponsor: Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Armenian descent who are current undergraduate students, community college students transferring to a four-year college or university in the Fall, or graduate students.

Italian Genealogical Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Genealogical Group (IGG)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are at least 25% Italian descent (one grandparent is Italian).

PBW of Polonia Scholarship
Sponsor: Professional and Business Women of Polonia
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are of Polish Ancestry and are residents of Allegany, Cattaragus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans or Wyoming Counties (New York). Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited university or college and have completed at least one year of study.

John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking an education leading to a degree or professional certificate. Applicant must be a native to the region of Calabria, Italy.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who want to study abroad.

AIWA Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: Armenian International Women’s Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 18, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female students entering their junior or senior year in college, as well as graduate students, who are of Armenian descent. Scholarships are based on financial need and merit.

SBS Scholarships
Sponsor: Swiss Benevolent Society of San Francisco
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming or current college students who are of Swiss descent and reside in a Northern California county.

Welsh Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Welsh Society of Philadelphia
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Welsh ancestry who live or attend school within 150 miles of Philadelphia.

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.

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