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Scholarship Resources

It’s hard out there to navigate the amount of scholarships out there for college students, and we are hoping this list makes it easier for you to find them. Below, we have a list of scholarships that are designed for graduating seniors and college students of Asian descent.

Please note that these scholarships have a variety of requirements and deadlines for their applications.  Make sure you read each of them carefully to give yourself the best chance of receiving the award..

1. Quincy Asian Resources Scholarship Program  

First, is our own scholarship program.  The best way to find out what is needed for our scholarship is to click on this link to get all the information.

2. Chinese Historical Society of New England Boston Harborside Home of J.S. Waterman and Sons-Waring-Langone Scholarship 2014 Competition                 

The Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) and the Boston Harborside Home of J.S. Waterman and Sons-Waring-Langone Funeral Home announce the annual CHSNE/J.S. Waterman and Sons-Waring-Langone Scholarship Competition for 2014.  Two scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors of Chinese ancestry entering a New England college Fall of 2014. Each scholarship is $500 per year.  If the recipient maintains full time enrollment in good standing, he/she will be awarded $500 each year following the initial award year, for a total of four award years ($2,000 maximum). To get the form to apply and check all requirements of eligibility, please download the form.  CHSNE/J.S. Waterman Sons-Waring-Lagone Scholarship 2014

3.  Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander American students with financial need.
  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the US
  • Be enrolling in college full-time
  • Apply for FAFSA
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale
  • Awards range from $2,500-$8,000

Contact:

4. USPAACC

  • Scholarships ranging from $2500 – $5000 annually
  • Also on the page is information for Denny’s Hunger Scholarship.  Click on the link to get more information about both scholarships.

Contact: http://www.uspaacc.com/programs/college-scholarships/ 5. Anheuser-Busch/NLF Presidential Scholarships 

Each year, two Anheuser-Busch/NLF Presidential Scholarships of $7,500 are awarded to the law students who demonstrate particularly outstanding leadership potential to serve the Asian Pacific American community, as selected from all of the scholarship applicants by the Foundation in consultation with the President of NAPABA. These scholarships are made possible through the generous support of Anheuser-Busch.

Contact:

http://www.napaba.org/napaba/showpage.asp?code=scholarships

6. UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarships

Two scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded annually to two law students who meet the following requirements:

  • First in their immediate family to be currently enrolled in, and in good standing, at an American Bar Association (ABA) or Association of American Law Schools (AALS) accredited law school in the United States
  • Submission of a completed NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship Application
  • Demonstrated commitment to pro bono and/or public interest legal work
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Permanent resident or U.S. citizen
  • Commitment to serving the needs of the Asian Pacific American Community
  • Previous winners of the UPS Gold Mountain Scholarships and immediate family members of UPS employees are ineligible for the UPS Gold Mountain Scholarships.

Contact:  http://www.napaba.org/napaba/showpage.asp?code=scholarships

7. APALA Scholarship

The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student of Asian or Pacific background who is enrolled, or has been accepted into, a master’s or doctoral degree program in library and/or information science at a school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

Contact: http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/

8. APIASF/Coca-Cola Foundation

  • Award: One-time scholarship of $2,500
  • First generation in his/her immediate family to attend college or university
  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Freely Associated States may apply
  • Be enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED

Contact: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_cocacola.html

9. APIASF/FedEx

  • Award: Four-year scholarship of $2,500/year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)
  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Freely Associated States may apply
  • Be enrolling in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the upcoming academic year

Contact: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_fedex.html

10. Asian Pacific Fund

The Asian Pacific Fund offers 14 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals.

To apply for a scholarship administered by the Asian Pacific Fund, please complete the (1) Common Application for Asian Pacific Fund scholarships and the (2) additional academic and career questions for the program(s) to which you are applying.

Contact: http://www.asianpacificfund.org/information-for-student-applicants