National JACL Scholarships

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • JACL National Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • National JACL Freshman Scholarship Committee c/o San Diego JACL
  • 6917 Town View Lane
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • March 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 30
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • The JACL has been helping students achieve their educational dreams with the National Scholarship and Awards Program since 1946. The National Scholarship and Awards Program offers scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards.

    Every applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. Applicants need to hold an Individual or Student/Youth Membership. A Couple/Family membership by a parent does not meet this requirement. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Applicants need to hold an Individual or Student/Youth Membership. A Couple/Family membership by a parent will not meet this requirement.

    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 do not qualify for the scholarship program.

    Applicants can only apply under only one scholarship category. Applicants can apply for consideration for the Abe & Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award in addition to another category but a successful applicant will only receive the higher of the two awards.

    Entering freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Past recipients of JACL scholarships or awards are limited to a total of two awards.

    For the full list of scholarships, more information, and to apply, visit the JACL website.

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