AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Scholarship Fund is targeting students attending Foundation selected community colleges in the Southern California area
. The Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for three consecutive years
for students attending the designated community colleges in the Los Angeles, Ventura County areas and now Orange County areas.
- Two thousand dollars ($2,000) a year for up to three years with $1,000 granted for each semester
- Priority consideration will be given to first generation college-bound students; and students living in non-traditional homes
- Students must demonstrate and articulate financial need in their letters of application
- Preferences will be given to students who plan to pursue non-traditional careers
- Application materials must be received electronically no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on June 1 of each year
- Notification of awards will be during the month of July
More information: AJ Wang Foundation Scholarship Fund
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants program provides awards to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.
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Annual YouthCon Scholarship
AASuccess grants annual awards to deserving students to encourage scholarship, community service, and leadership. The scholarship awards are funded by AASuccess, our BSC Partners, and our generous sponsors and donors. Qualified students from the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area will be competing for scholarship prizes totaling $5,000 — with two $1,300 prizes, one $1,000 prize, one $750 prize, and one $650 prize.
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Asian American Alliance, Inc. Scholarship
Asian American Alliance has a rich tradition of supporting higher education to the high school students of Central Indiana and so far has given away over $68,000 in scholarships. The scholarships are awarded in two categories - IPS Scholarship and Asian American Leadership Scholarship.
- The IPS scholarship is awarded to outstanding students from Indianapolis Public High School students who have demonstrated a desire to pursue college education, good academics, exceptional leadership, and financial needs.
- The Asian American Leadership Scholarship is awarded to Asian American High School students from Central Indiana with outstanding civic, academic and community leadership. This is not a need based scholarship.
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Asian American Journalists Association
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) scholarships have given more than a million dollars to over 500 aspiring Asian American student-journalists. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. These are competitive and based on academic excellence.
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Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship
The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) offers one scholarship to provide financial assistance to a student that is enrolled, or has been accepted into a master's or doctoral degree program in library and/or information science at a library school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).
More information: Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship
Asian Pacific Community Fund
The Asian Pacific Community Fund partners with Verizon to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education as they face the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. These awards will support those who excel academically, are leaders amongst their peers and are making a positive impact in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
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Asian Pacific Fund
The Asian Pacific Fund helps talented and disadvantaged youth pursue their goals by offering over 10 scholarships.
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Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association Community Education Foundation
Asian Pacific Islander Organization
The Asian Pacific Islander Organization (APIO) awards up to 5 scholarships worth $1000 each to deserving students who wish to pursue, are currently enrolled in, or are admitted to an accredited 4 year or 2 year institution. The scholarships are awarded to students who intend to earn a Bachelor's or graduate degree in agriculture; any natural resources conservation related field of study; computer science, or engineering.
More information: Asian Pacific Islander Organization
Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA)
APCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, employee resource group of AT&T Inc. A major goal of APCA is to promote diversity and its advantages throughout our corporation and our communities. One way they accomplish this goal is by granting annual non-renewable scholarships to college-bound high school students. April 28, 2014 Deadline
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Asian Women In Business
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. Six scholarships of $2,500 each are awarded.
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BestColleges.com is that resource for any prospective college student, and we strive to help students make an educated choice about their future. Through the use of student surveys, faculty surveys, independent research, ranking systems and the input of highly credible and authoritative sources, we have created a database of schools to help students and their families learn more about their best options for higher education.
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Making a difference today and becoming a leader for tomorrow. If those words describe you, we can help. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the GM Foundation, is designed to help students who are leaders in both the classroom and their communities, but who may not have the financial means to attend college. The scholarship program will award 100 renewable scholarships for up to $25,000 per year and 1,000 one-time scholarships for $2,000. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors or college undergraduate students who plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico. Scholarships will be awarded based on participation and leadership in community and school activities, interest in the automotive industry, academic achievement, and financial need. Special consideration will be given to those who are a first-generation college student, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel. If you have the passion to succeed, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. The deadline is February 28, 2013 5:00 p.m. EST.
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California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California. Checks will be mailed to the educational institution and are to be used toward tuition and fees.
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Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is a nomination-based award and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics, and demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, recipients of the award will receive a one-time grant of $1,000.
- Full-time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school within a Comcast Community.
- Student grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
- Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.
- Student shows a strong commitment to and involvement in community service.
- Student plans to attend an accredited, nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States.
- Student will need to verify nomination by entering the Comcast School Code (CSC), provided by the principal or guidance counselor.
- Student will need to complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form. If the nominee is not over the age of eighteen, the parent/guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.
All scholarship materials must be received from the nominated student by December 4, 2014 in order to be considered. To determine program eligibility and to request nomination access, please contact International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. at Comcast@applyists.com
or at (855) 670-4787.
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
Awarded annually since 1992, CAPAL's scholarships have enabled promising students with leadership potential to pursue public service internships in Washington, DC, while learning how to influence policy decisions that affects their communities. CAPAL Scholars are awarded $2,000 each for the successful completion of a summer internship of their choice, as well as the development of a Community Action Plan.
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The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships and fellowships as well as educational exchange and professional development programs are available.
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Fulbright Scholarships for Pacific Island Students
The Fulbright Scholarship to citizens of the following eligible Pacific island states: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for Master's degree or Ph.D. study at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.
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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. This national program annually awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to numerous students.
More information: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
George Choy Memorial / Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Scholarship
The purpose of the George Choy Memorial / Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) who are in the process of applying to, or are currently attending, a post-secondary institution. The maximum grant award is currently $1000.
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The Gromet Foundation
Currently, the Gromet Foundation awards scholarships of $1,500/yr. to students attending colleges and universities in Hawaii, and $5,000/yr. to students attending colleges and universities outside of Hawaii. The scholarships are renewable.
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Habele Outer Island Education Fund
Habele is a scholarship granting organization. By helping exceptional children to attend prestigious private schools in the district capitals, Habele aim to empower individuals as well as strengthen community perceptions about the role and value of formal education.
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Hawai'i Community Foundation
Hawai'i Community Foundation's scholarship program consists of over 150 different scholarship funds established by generous individuals, businesses or organizations to assist Hawai'i's residents in obtaining a college education.
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Hmong American Education Fund
Hmong American Education Fund (HAEF) offers scholarships to students of all different education levels, locations, and ethnicities. For more information about the deadlines and specific scholarship requirements, please check out their website.
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Hmong National Development, Inc.
The Hmong National Devepment, Inc. offers one-time educational scholarships to selected Hmong students who are enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university during the school year.
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Indian-American Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are available to students who will graduate from a high school in Georgia in the current year. Applicants must attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States in the upcoming year and be of Asian-Indian descent (at least one grandparent was born in India). April 21, 2014 Deadline
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Japanese American Citizens League
The Japanese American Citizens League currently offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of over $60,000 in scholarships to qualified students nationwide. The National Scholarship and Awards Program offer scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards.
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Japanese Medical Society of America (JMSA)
JMSA's mission is to promote the exchange of medical and educational information between the U.S. and Japan while providing valuable medical information to the general public. Scholarships are available to applicants interested in achieving JMSA goals including proposing a project that will benefit the JMSA and the Japanese community.
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Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
The mission of Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation is to support the mission of Kamehameha Schools by seeking and developing new and diverse sources of income to support the ever-increasing educational needs and goals of people of Hawaiian ancestry. March 21, 2014 Deadline
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Korean American Scholarship Foundation
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to: 1) assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement; 2) encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership development; and 3) nurture the sense of pride and confidence in Korean cultural heritage and tradition. Application deadlines vary based on region
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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
NAPABA scholarships aim to award law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community as future leaders. Scholarships are available to students in good standing who are pursuing a Juris Doctor degree in an accredited law school in the U.S. at least half time as determined by the school. Officers and directors of NAPABA, the NAPABA Law Foundation, members of the Scholarship selection committee, and their immediate families are ineligible to apply. Requirements may vary for each scholarship. Please visit the NAPABA website for more information. September 1, 2014 Deadline
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The Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarships
The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program offers three program opportunities of Navy, Nurse or Marine Corps which include scholarships to cover full tuition and fees at 158 of our nation's most elite and prestigious colleges and universities partnered with NROTC. After graduation, midshipmen become commissioned officers in the United States Navy or United States Marine Corps and will serve on active duty.
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Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund
In the years since its founding in 1980, the NSRCF has awarded $588,800 in scholarships to 608 deserving students. This unique program travels to a different part of the United States each year and has already served the Southeast Asian community in 28 cities and regions. Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors of Southeast Asian ancestry who are living in the designated area. Scholarships range in amounts from $2,000 to $250.
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Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Scholarships are available to graduating seniors of Japanese American descent at an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants should be actively involved in her or his local community. Application Deadline past due
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Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA)
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is a public agency and is responsible for improving the well-being of Native Hawaiians. OHA annually provides Native Hawaiian students more than $800,000 in scholarship money to help pay for college. OHA is committed to ensuring Native Hawaiians and their 'ohana are aware of existing resources to assist them in pursuing their education and training goals. Each year OHA provides funding for scholarships through its Higher Education Scholarship Programs.
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Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Reach for the Gold Book Scholarship
For over 10 years, Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, has chosen to assist in alleviating some of the financial burden through the Reach for the Gold Book Scholarship. Omega Phi Beta prides itself on its focus on academics and community involvement. Through this book scholarship we reward a female, college-bound freshman who demonstrates the same level of academic and benevolent achievement that we strive to achieve.
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Organization of Chinese Americans
For over 10 years, OCA has provided assistance to deserving APA students achieve the ultimate dream of a college education. The diverse group of scholarships are based on factor such as achievement and financial need. These scholarships are available to APA high school seniors entering their first year of college in the upcoming Fall Quarter or Semester.
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Pacific Islander Health Partnership
The Pacific Islander Health Partnership is dedicated to Native Hawaiian and Pan-Pacific community health in Orange County, CA. Pacific Islander Health Partnership is pleased to announce the Pacific Islander Health Partnership Scholarship with preference given to freshmen entering college and continuing college students. April 28, 2014 Deadline
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Pan-Pacific Surgical Association
The Pan-Pacific Surgical Association awards scholarships to deserving Pacific Island medical students who plan to return home to practice medicine.
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Philippine American Bar Association of Los Angeles (PABA)
At this year's Installation & Awards Gala, PABA will be awarding scholarships up to $5,000 to deserving law students who have demonstrated commitment to the Asian Pacific American community, financial need, and academic achievement. For more information and to download the complete application form, please click here. April 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm
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Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast Scholarship
The RAISE Scholarship 2015 is a $500 non-renewable scholarship for pan-Asian undocumented people. There will be five (5) scholarships (each for $500) awarded in Spring 2015 to five (5) different applicants in the areas of Arts & Culture, Higher Education, Leadership, Community Service and Professional Development. January 15, 2015 Deadline.
More information: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast Scholarship
Ronald McDonald House Charities
The Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program includes the RMHC/Asia (Asian Students Increasing Achievement) Scholarship.
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Samoa O Nevada Scholarship
Samoa O Nevada is an organization primarily with an emphasis to assist individuals who wish to achieve academically, understand and preserve their culture and traditions, understand democracy in their communities and how it impacts them and to prosper economically.
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Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
In addition to scholarships available to the general public, minorities and people pursuing a particular field of study, there are many scholarships specifically for students with disabilities. This includes, but is not limited to, students who are blind, deaf or hard-of-hearing, with learning disabilities or physical disabilities, or other such cases.
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Servco Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation
The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation (FSF) was founded in 1950. Every year, over $150,000 in scholarships is given to encourage students in the State of Hawai’i to pursue a higher education in business administration or a related area. Each undergraduate scholarship is in the amount of $16,000 over four years (or a prorated amount over fewer years). Over its 60-year history, the Foundation has helped support over 400 students.
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South Asian Journalist Association
SAJA offers scholarships to help students pursue careers in journalism. If you're a high school senior about to enter college, an undergraduate, or a student starting or continuing your graduate studies, and you're pursuing a journalism career, here's your chance to get help with your educational expenses.
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Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships recognize students (kindergarten–graduate school) working to end domestic hunger with $5,000 for college and $5,000 to help those in need. The application period is October 5 - December 5, 2012. Learn more and apply at SodexoFoundation.org.
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Upakar, the Indo-American Foundation
Upakar helps Indian American students realize their educational goals by providing scholarships that acknowledge academic excellence and financial need. Each year, we give $2,000 scholarships to 25 students.
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U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
The Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation
Originally created as the Vera Tran Memorial Foundation, the foundation gave out their first scholarship to honor Vera's memory in 2003. From that experience, the foundation saw a need for a common infrastructure that individuals and corporations could use to easily create and fund scholarships for Vietnamese American students. In 2007, the organization decided to expand their goals to help support other scholarships and renamed the organization to the Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation (VASF). May 26, 2014 Deadline
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