Scholarships for Pacific Islanders

Are you a Native Hawaiian or hail from any other Pacific island and planning to attend a U.S. college or university? The good news: There are many scholarships available to you! Many come from organizations designed to fund scholarships for these types of students, such as the corporate-funded Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the Asian Pacific Fund, which is a community foundation funded by private donors. Eligibility requirements may include meeting a minimum GPA and submitting a letter of recommendation. Various professional associations, corporations and foundations also provide scholarships for those of Pacific Island descent; amounts and eligibility requirements vary but can be gender-specific or require that applicants pursue a particular area of study. Find out more about scholarships for Pacific Islanders by referring to the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 25 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
View Details William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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  • 2,750
  • 1 award
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Korean|Chinese|Filipino|Pacific Islander|Eastern Indian|Hispanic|Vietnamese|Male Nurse|Male Nursing Student|Japanese|Thai|Southeast Asian|African American/Black|Native Hawaiian|
  • School (College): |Accredited School of Nursing|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Pediatric Nursing|
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The scholarship is open to students who are member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. The scholarship is awarded to assist with tuition and fees for individuals who are preparing to be pediatric registered nurses that provide patient care. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited school of nursing on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • 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 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|
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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
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  • 3,045
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|Native Hawaiian|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|Lawfully present in the United States|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Missouri|
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The scholarship was established to provide support to academically talented minorities and underrepresented individuals whose pursuing a bachelor or masters degree in environmental related course of study.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details AISES Intel Scholarship American Indian Science and Engineering Society
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  • 5,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Alaska Native|
  • Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The AISES Intel Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student degrees in computer science fields. Applicants must be member of a federally or state recognized American Indian Tribe.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details NWSA Women of Color Caucus-Frontiers Student Essay Award National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|Middle East Asian|Asian-American|
  • Organization: National Women's Studies Association (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This award was established by the National Women's Studies Association to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars. Scholars must engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora. This award is open to women of color currently enrolled in graduate or professional programs.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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
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|
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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 APIASF /Fedex Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 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|
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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 MAC-AIChE Scholarship American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Incoming College Freshman|
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The scholarship was established to award an outstanding incoming freshmen and college students who are members of minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering and are planning to pursue a degree in science or engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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|
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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
View Details APIASF /Frances Sonn Nam Memorial Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational to deserving students who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to pursue a career in in law, public service, or government affair at a 4-year institution as a college junior.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |APA-accredited doctoral program|
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The About the Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is establish by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This fund is to support the practitioners and policy makers in behavioral health services.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Multicultural Scholarship Program National Association for Campus Activities
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  • n/a
  • 4 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian-American|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is designed to support the effort NACA Foundation in increasing the participation of ethnic minority individuals in the field of campus activities. The scholarship provides economic assistance to qualified under-represented programmers, allowing them to attend NACA-sponsored training workshops, regional conferences and National Conventions. Only current undergraduate students, graduate students and school staff members are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details APIASF /NBCuniversal 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: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to college juniors or seniors who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to pursue a degree in journalism or communications at a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details APIASF /Target 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: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to college upperclassmen who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are pursuing a degree in Pharmacy at a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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