The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Must be of at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full- time, associate/bachelor/master degree seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (unweighted) Family members of Board members are ineligible.