Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship Program

Japanese American Citizens League
Type Scholarship
Amount -

Scholarship varies upwards to 10000 per award.

Duration 1 Year


The JACL recognizes education as a key to greater opportunities for its members and therefore offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of over $60,000 in scholarships to qualified students nationwide. The National Scholarship and Awards Program offers scholarships to entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, and creative & performing arts students. The National Scholarship and Awards Program also offers a student aid award. All scholarships are one-time awards.


Eligibility: (1) Every applicant must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level. Parent membership will not meet this requirement. Applications are available on our web site www.jacl.org/join.html. For more information about membership categories, please contact the JACL Membership Department at National Headquarters at mbr@jacl.org; (2) Applicants must be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school, or any other institution of higher learning within the United States at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the fall. Students deferring enrollment will not qualify for the current year’s scholarship program.


  • Asian American

Other Restrictions

Must be able to demonstrate Financial Need.


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

National Scholarship Program

National Scholarship and Award Program
Japanese American Citizens League
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415-921-5225
Email: mbr@jacl.org