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 firstname.lastname@example.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
Must be able to demonstrate Financial Need.
This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.