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Other Asian American and Pacific Islander Scholarships
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.
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.
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).
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.
Asian Pacific Fund
The Asian Pacific Fund helps talented and disadvantaged youth pursue their goals by offering over 10 scholarships.
Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association Community Education Foundation
The Asian Pacific American Islander American Public Affairs Community Education Foundation (APAPACEF) supports and advances the awareness of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) issues through education and outreach. The Foundation will award a number of scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each.
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.
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.
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. Please visit www.buickachievers.com for more information.
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.
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program
Nominations for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program are currently being accepted. This 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.
All scholarship materials must be received from the nominated student by December 7, 2012 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.
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.
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.
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. For more information, visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) offers generous scholarships, of particular interest to Law students.
OCAPICA/United Way AAPI Scholarship Fund
The OCAPICA/United Way AAPI Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to Asian American & Pacific Islander high school and college students who demonstrate significant merit in academics, workplace, and/or community involvement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
The Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program includes the RMHC/Asia (Asian Students Increasing Achievement) Scholarship.
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.
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 Hawaii 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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) offers scholarships for high school seniors nationwide for their post-secondary education.