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First 10 Asian scholarships:
Lagrant Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 28
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 40 scholarships in 2016. Of the 40, 20 undergraduate ethnically diverse minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations. Contact for more details on eligibility and application procedures.
Contact:
If you are having problems submitting your scholarship application through the website, please email your application to tlfinfo@lagrant.com Please contact Senior Programs & Outreach Manager Ericka Iniguez at 323.469.8680 ext. 223 or by email if you have any questions at erickainiguez@lagrant.com
Mildred Colodny Diversity Scholarship for Graduate Study in Historic Preservation
 
Amount:
Up to $15,000 towards graduate school tuition; a paid summer internship with the National Trust following the student's first year of study; and support of the student's attendance at a National Preservation Conference or other National Trust training opportunity.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Feb 28
Students in their final year of undergraduate study intending to enroll in a graduate program in historic preservation; or graduate students enrolled in or intending to enroll in historic preservation programs. The program of study must be at a U.S. university, college or institution, and in order to receive the internship stipend portion of the award, students must be eligible to work in the U.S. Selections will be based partly on financial need, and partly on application materials, undergraduate academic performance, promise shown for future achievement, commitment to working in preservation in the United States following graduation, and potential to help increase diversity within the preservation movement. Applications will be reviewed through a flexible consideration of all pertinent elements of diversity in light of the particular qualifications of each applicant. Students who have received the scholarship in a previous year are not eligible to apply. Eligible Fields of Study: Historic Preservation, or graduate programs in departments of History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, Museum Studies, etc, with a primary emphasis on Historic Preservation.
Contact:
If you have any questions about the scholarship or the application, please contact David Field, Colodny Scholarship Coordinator, at 800-944-NTHP x 6124 or via email at dfield@savingplaces.org. https://forum.savingplaces.org/act/dsp/colodny-scholarship
SAA Mosaic Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Up to 2
Deadline:
February 28
Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Must be of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander descent. Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program or a multi-course program in archival administration, or have applied to such a program for the next academic year. (The graduate program must offer at least three courses in archival science or be listed in the current SAA Directory of Archival Education. If the program is not listed in the SAA Directory of Archival Education, the applicant must provide proof of the three-course standard by submitting copies of course descriptions from the institution's current course catalog.) Shall have completed no more than half of the credit requirements toward her/his graduate degree at the time of award (i.e., June 1). Must be enrolled in a graduate program and begin school no later than September 1 or the fall semester/quarter immediately following the award. Otherwise the award will be rescinded. May have full-time or part-time status. Must submit a 500-word report to the SAA Council upon completion of the second semester. In the event that certain conditions arise, the following shall apply: 1) if the award exceeds tuition fees for one semester, the balance may be carried over to the next semester; 2) if the recipient drops out of the archival administration program, all unused fees shall be returned to SAA; and 3) if the recipient's tuition is paid in full by another scholarship or award, the recipient shall decline the Mosaic Scholarship.
Contact:
Society of American Archivists 17 North State Street Suite 1425 Chicago, IL 60602-4061 tel 312/606-0722 fax 312/606-0728 toll-free 866/722-7858
Ignite 2017-2018 Multicultural ScholarshipNew!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Ignite Advisory Group offers an annual scholarship of $1000 USD to current students of any major (undergrad or graduate school) committed to their education and seeking financial assistance. Requirements to apply Applicants have at least one family member from a different country or culture from outside the United States or were influenced by different cultures growing up. Applicants are existing undergraduate or graduate students at any U.S. college or university. Applicants are legal residents of the U.S. Complete a typed one to two-page essay/ personal statement (in Word or PDF formats). Send required materials via email to marketing@igniteag.com prior to deadline. Send valid identification (driver's license and/or student ID) Provide your latest school transcript. GPA is 3.0 or higher.
Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) of Michigan Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
23
Deadline:
March
Academic scholarships are open to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who meet the following one of the following criteria: A student employed by an AFPD member company for at least six months as of January 1. And/or a student whose parent is a full or part-time employee of an AFPD members company for at least one year as of January 1. An AFPD member customer and their children. Minority scholarships are available to high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who belong to one of the following ethnic/minority groups: African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Arab/Chaldean American. Special rules:-Only one scholarship will be awarded per AFPD member company.-At least 10 Merit, 10 Minority Merit and 3 Financial Need Merit Scholarships will be awarded, with at least 3 awarded to member customers.-Applicants are eligible to win and receive a scholarship a maximum of two times.-Preferential consideration is given to applicants with an AFPD membership affiliation, although membership is not required.
Contact:
AFPD Scholarship Program International Scholarship & Tuition Services P. O. Box 23737, Nashville, TN 37202-3737 Fax: (615) 320-3151 aim.applyists.net/AFPD info@applyists.com
The Carl Brandon Kindred Award
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March
Award is given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic group. Works must be speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, etc.) and published in English. The works must have been published in 2016. Works translated into English are eligible if the English version was published in 2016. When considering works to nominate, keep in mind that by speculative fiction, we mean science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, or any works that incorporate elements of these and related genres. Works do not have to be marketed as science fiction to be eligible for these awards. We welcome graphic novels for consideration.
Philippine-American Bisayan Society of Nevada (PBSN) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March
CCSD Senior, who is active in school/community activities, must be resident of Nevada, with one parent of Philippine ancestry. Must have a 3.0 GPA and may show financial need, must be a registered full-time student with at least 12 credit hours in the 2015 fall term at any university or college in the United States. Please submit latest transcript of records, two letters of recommendations and a color photo.
Contact:
E-mail: pbsn.scholarship@gmail.com or mail: 405 Lacy Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
Dr. Julia Rosa Lopez-Emslie, AHORA Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 01
Open to low income students not eligible for financial aid. Must be full-time student. 2.5 cumulative GPA for entering freshmen or a 3.0 cumulative GPA for continuing students. Priority given to low income students who are not eligible for financial aid. Entering freshmen must become active members of Association to Help Our Race Advance (A.H.O.R.A.), and continuing students must be active members.
Contact:
Eastern New Mexico University 1500 S Ave K Portales, NM 88130 575.562.1011 www.enmu.edu
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
94
Deadline:
March 1
This scholarship award provides financial awards to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicants must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Henry and Chiyo Kuwahara Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
March 1
Every applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Note: applicants need to hold an Individual or Student/Youth Membership. A Couple/Family membership by a parent will not meet this requirement. Join or renew your membership. Applicants must be planning to attend full time at 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 of 2018. Students deferring enrollment will not qualify for the 2018 scholarship program. Applicants may apply under only one scholarship category. The exception to this rule is that students may apply for consideration for the student aid awards in addition to another category. However, a successful applicant will only receive the higher of the two awards applied for. Entering Freshman applicants must be high school seniors. Creative & Performing Arts applicants cannot be professional artists. Past recipients of JACL National scholarships are limited to a total of two awards.
Contact:
For additional information regarding the JACL National Scholarship Program, please contact JACL Regional Director Patty Wada at (415) 921-5225 or pwada@jacl.org To obtain the mailing address of your local chapter, contact the JACL Membership Department at (415) 921-5225, extension 26 or email Membership Assistant Tomiko Ismail at tismail@jacl.org. Write Chapter Scholarship Chair Address Requested in the subject line of your email.