Scholarship Detail

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Scholarships

Program Information

Deadline Month: April
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: Varies
The JACL was founded in 1929 to combat discrimination against people of Japanese ancestry. Applicants are judged in 3 categories - scholastic honors, extracurricular/work activities, and community involvement. Special awards also in areas of creative or performing arts and special financial need.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Minority
Restricted: JACL member
Other Requirements:
Must have a JACL membership (you may apply on the organization’s website)

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 1
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: work experience and community involvement

Further Information

JACL National Headquarters
1765 Sutter St.
CA , 94 115