Results for the 'Asian American' Category
Scholarship: 2013 Berkeley chapter “College Freshman” Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,000
Eligibility: • Plan to attend a college
• Prior JACL involvement is not a prerequisite for applying for the scholarship, but must be a JACL member
• Scholastic achievement
• Extracurricular activities
• A letter of recommendation
• Official transcript
All applications must be complete at the time of submission and meet the stated deadlines in order to be considered.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
Scholarship: PG&E Employee Resource Groups 2013 College Scholarships
Scholarship Amount: ACCESS: $2,000 (5)
BEA: $1,000-$5,000 (10 OR MORE)
INSPIR ASIAN: $2,000 (10 OR MORE)
LATINO: $1,000 (30 or more)
LEGACY: $1,000-$2,000 (1 or more)
NU ENERGY $1,000-$1,500 (5 or more) • PRIDE NETWORK: $5,000 (5-8)
PSEA: $1,000 (# TBD)
SAMAHAN: Up to $2,000 (10 or more)
Veterans: $1,750 (2)
WOMEN’S NETWORK: Up to $3,000 (8 or more)
Eligibility: Proof of residency (you or your parent/guardian) in the PG&E service area.
High School Senior
Minimum GPA varies
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
Additional Information: • Proof of residency (you or your parent/guardian) in the PG&E service area.
• Separate application package to each Employee Resource Group to which you are applying.
• Required documents for a complete scholarship application packet:
1. Completed and signed application form
2. Essay(s) on the topic specified per the ERG application supplement
3. Copy of PG&E bill from within the last six months or other proof of residency in the PG&E service area
4. Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers, guidance counselors, coaches, community leaders, mentors, or work supervisors.
Some of the ERGS require additional documents. Be sure to review the ERG application supplements for those requirements.
Applications are available in the scholarship drawer or go to application link.
|February 1, 2013|
Scholarship Amount: $2,500 for each APIASF listed below
Eligibility: For Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity, be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the US, Be enrolling in a US accredited college or university as a full-time, GPA of 2.70 or above on a 4.0 scale (unweighted). Must submit FAFSA application.
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2013
Additional Information: For APIASF/Toyota - must major in STEM field, For APIASF/Coca-Cola Co - First generation in his/her family to attend college, For APIASF/United Health Foundation - Pursue a career in health field, preference to students transferring from a 2 to 4 yr college, and APIASF/FedEx - GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (minimum).
|January 11, 2013|
Scholarship: Kaiser Permanente Asian Association Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Kaiser Permanente Asian Association
Scholarship Amount: $3000 (4) Scholarships
Eligibility: Kaiser Permanente Asian Association scholarships are for high school seniors with a 2.5 minimum GPA, plan to attend a 4-year institution in the fall of 2013 and who demonstrate through their activities in school, in the community, or in the face of unusual circumstances that they have the potential to be Asian leaders of the future.
Application Deadline: February 8, 2013 (by mail),
February 15, 2013 (online). Applications sent by Kaiser Permanente inter-office mail will not be considered.
|February 8, 2013|
Scholarship: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships
Scholarship Amount: Up to $24,000 over four years
Eligibility: Be a graduating, minority high school senior;
Plan to attend an accredited and approved four–year institution within the United States;
Show leadership potential;
Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
Present evidence of financial need;
Be a United States citizen;
A minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21; and
Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2013, Application opened Nov, 1, 2012.
Additional Information: Step One:
Complete the draft form, including composing your responses to the four essay questions. Determine who will submit a letter of recommendation.
Collect all required information – copy of FAFSA, copy of your SAT or ACT scores (scores should be sent directly to Foundation. College code: SAT: 42448 /ACT: 6570)
Application draft available in the scholarship drawer.
Apply online see link.
|February 15, 2013|
Scholarship: RMHC U.S. Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Ronald McDonald House Charities
Scholarship Amount: $1,000 (100)
Eligibility: For High School Seniors less than 21 years old who are eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study. Must be a legal resident.
Application Deadline: December 20, 2012
Additional Information: There are 4 scholarship categories available: 1) RMHC/Scholars: All students ; 2) RMHC/Asia: Applicants with at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage; 3) RMHC/African-American Future Achievers with at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage; 4) RMHC/HACER: Applicant must have at least one parent of Hispanic/Latino heritage. Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application.
|December 20, 2012|
Scholarship: Lauren C. Poon, MD Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Asian Pacific Fund
Scholarship Amount: $1000
Eligibility: Eligibility Criteria:
Grade level: incoming freshman enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university in 2011-2012.
Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Career: medicine or public health.
High School Graduate: Castro Valley High, Redwood Alternative High, any high school in Alameda, Hayward, Oakland, San Leandro or San Lorenzo, CA.
Ethnic heritage: Asian heritage (at least 50%).
Application Deadline: March 17, 2011
Additional Information: Additional information in Asian Pacific Fund folder in scholarship filing cabinet in Counseling Office.
Scholarship: Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay
Scholarship Amount: Two $500 scholarships
Eligibility: 3.0 GPA or higher
-The applicant must write an essay in accordance to the guidelines
Vietnamese American (a person of Vietnamese descendant living in United States)
A graduating senior from a Easy Bay area public or charter high schools (any cities from the borders of Richmond to Fremont such as Oakland, Hayward, and Berkeley)
The prize money must go toward a higher education by showing proof of enrollment at any accredited institution within the United States
Winner must serve at least 10 hours of community service for VACCEB
Applicant must write a 500 to 600 word essay on the following prompt:
Describe an ideal leader who ensures social equality and represents as well as promotes the interests of the Vietnamese community.
Identify past experiences and personal traits that qualify you as this type of person.
Student can describe his/her community service experience or any events in his/her life that he/she feels appropriate for this prompt.
Application Deadline: June 25, 2010
Scholarship: Berkeley Student Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor/Organization: Berkeley Student Foundation
Scholarship Amount: $1000 each year, for a total of $4000
Eligibility: Candidates for scholarship must belong to one of the following under-represented ethnic categories (according to the standards set by the University of California):
Multi-ethnic (at least one parent must be a member of one of the aforementioned groups)
2. Candidates must be incoming or first year students to UC Berkeley (freshman or junior transfers)
3. Candidates who did not have a chance to apply prior to entering UC Berkeley may apply in the Fall semester.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2011
Scholarship: League of Filippino-American Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor/Organization: League of Filippino-American Veterans
Scholarship Amount: $500
Eligibility: Students must be of Filippino-American descent or relatives of any member of the League. They need to have participated in extracurricular activities in the school's sports programs, student councils or school's academic governance and participated in community service programs.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2010
Additional Information: Application is in Scholarship file cabinet in Counseling Office.