Other Ethnic Scholarships

Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.

AAWBC Scholarships
Sponsor: Arab American Women’s Business Council (AAWBC)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017extended to November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to females of Arab descent in the state of Michigan and who are attending a school in Michigan.

Columbian Club Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Columbian Club Charitable Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the State of Illinois, and at least 25% of Italian lineage.

College Achievement Awards
Sponsor: Polanki
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors, and current graduate students (preferred GPA of at least 3.0) who are either Wisconsin residents or attending a Wisconsin college or university. Applicant must be of Polish ancestry OR have studied Polish language, history, society, culture OR significantly engaged in Polish culture. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students engaged in dance or theater or studying science.

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.

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.

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.

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