Scholarships for Asian Students

In addition to scholarships that are based on financial need, academic performance or extracurricular involvement, there are a number of scholarships offered that are based on a student’s cultural and ethnic background. As such, there are many scholarships available to students of Asian descent. Eligibility requirements can include meeting a minimum GPA, providing recommendations from members of the Asian American community or plans to major in a specific subject. National organizations, such as the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, universities, such as Boston College, and other groups, such as the Asian American Journalists Association, offer scholarships for Asian students. If you’re interested in learning more information about scholarships available to Asian students, continue reading below.

Showing 1-20 of 26 scholarships
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Kent, MI|
  • School (College): |Non-Profit Public College|Private College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) planning to attend a non-profit public or private college/university. Applicants must be pursuing Fine Arts including all visual and performing art forms.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 20,000 - 45,000
  • 2 awards
  • September 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|African American/Black|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections is awarded to student with PhD in hand at the time of application and no more than 5 years out of a PhD program.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 4 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Fairfield-Suisun communities, Fairfield, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Fairfield-Suisun Community, Fairfield, CA|
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This scholarship was established to honor Helen and L.S. Wong, residents of the Fairfield-Suisun community. This was designed to provide educational support to incoming freshmen enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college/university or a community college in 2016-17. Applicants must have a strong commitment to transferring to a four-year institution.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Asian-American|
  • School (College): |any california college|any california university|
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Political Science|Business|Accounting|Public Policy|
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Established in honor of former California state treasurer, Matt Fong, the scholarship strives to enhance, develop and promote the professional lives and careers of dedicated Asian Americans in the field of public finance.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Michigan|
  • School (College): |Accredited Law School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) enrolled or attending an accredited law school within the United States. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and a permanent resident of the state of Michigan. Financial need is required.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • School (College): |Accredited Law School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students of color accepted to or presently attending an accredited Michigan law school. Applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of Michigan.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Jackie Klinesteker Minority Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|West Michigan, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students of color (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) residing in West Michigan. Applicants must be majoring in a mental health-related field of study at an accredited college/university within the state of Michigan. Graduate students are given first preference and those students who demonstrated financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details HANA Scholars General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|Doctoral-level study|
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The HANA Scholars is awarded to a student with Hispanic, Asian, or Native American ethnicity. Applicants must be member of The United Methodist Church
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Josephine Forman Scholarship General Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Major: Study |Archival Science|
background
Founded in honor of Josephine Forman, the scholarship aims to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants who demonstrate excellent potential for scholastic and personal achievement and who manifest a commitment both to the archives profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Minority Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|Ethnic Minority|
  • Major: Study |Clinical Audiology|Audiology|Speech Pathology|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Sponsored by ASHFoundation, the scholarship is available to racial/ethnic minority students who are U.S. citizens and who are accepted for graduate study in audiology or speech-language pathology.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Women of Color Scholars Program General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 3,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African|African American/Black|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Religious Studies|
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This scholarship was established in 1988 to give financial, intellectual, and personal support to United Methodist women of color in theological and religious education. The lack of women of color faculty at United Methodist seminaries and theological schools was discussed and resulted in a recommendation that the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry develop strategies to address this imbalance. To be eligible applicants must be females born of African, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American parent (at least one parent). Students must be pursuing a PhD or ThD within the field of religious studies who desires to serve on the faculty or in an executive administrative position at a UM-related Theological School.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|
  • School (College): Attend |Yale University (CT)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
background
The scholarship is founded in memory Tina Eugenia Yeh. The scholarship is given to Yale students (undergraduate, recent graduate or graduate student) who will intern for 10 weeks at a non-profit organization that serves Asians (in the U.S. or Canada). The scholarship also encourages Asian Yale graduates to stay connected as volunteers, staff, board members and donors.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Eastern Indian|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Coastal Bend Community Foundation seven-county, TX|
  • School (College): Attend |Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX|Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi (TX)|Texas A&M Kingsville, TX|
background
Govind and Bahki Nadkarni started this scholarship to benefit Coastal Bend students pursuing study in the field of Civil Engineering at Del Mar College, Texas A&M Corpus Christi or Texas A&M Kingsville.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details APIASF /TAAP (a toyota giving circle) Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Southern California|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The APIASF /TAAP (a toyota giving circle) Scholarship is awarded to students located in Southern California with minimum of 2.7 GPA. Applicants must be student of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details APIASF /Darden Restaurants Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington, DC|Los Angeles, CA|San Francisco, CA|Detroit, MI|
  • Residence: Live in |Philadelphia, PA|Chicago, IL|Cleveland, OH|Atlanta, GA|Boston, MA|Houston, TX|New York, NY|Orlando, FL|Pittsburgh, PA|Tampa, FL|Dallas, TX|Denver, CO|Phoenix, AZ|Salt Lake City, UT|San Antonio, TX|Seattle, WA|Jacksonville, MS|Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL|Nashville, TX| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to pursue a degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts degree at a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Chinese|Asian|
  • Residence: Live in |U.S.A| as an |U.S. resident|
  • School (College): |University|College|US-Based College|US-Based University|
background
The scholarship is founded in honor of Liang-Lin Hsiao who was a professor of economics at Indiana State University. It is awarded to a graduate student attending US-based college or university and pursuing a graduate degree in economics. Applicant must be of Asian heritage (at least 50%); however, students of Chinese descent are given preference. Students pursuing a career in academia (teaching or research) are also given a higher preference.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details APIASF /Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |U.S. accredited 4-year university|
background
The APIASF /Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a student who is first in a family to attend college or university. Applicants must be Asian and Pacific Islander ethnicity
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Real Estate|
background
The Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program is awarded to qualified racial minority residents of Illinois origin that are African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Asian. Applicants must be permanent resident of Illinois
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details APIASF /Fedex Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
background
The APIASF /Fedex Scholarship is awarded to a student of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Applicants must be on below the poverty level and with minimum 0f 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details APIASF General Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who live below the poverty level and are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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