Check out these 5 scholarships to apply to! Deadlines are coming up soon, be sure to read the guidelines clearly. You got this!

Hsiao Memorial Social Services Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 17, 2021

Academic level: Undergraduate student, recent graduate, graduate student 

Region: National

Field of Study: Preference to Social Sciences and Economics


  • A graduate student attending college and university in the U.S. in fall 2020
  • Pursuing a graduate degree in the social sciences
  • Preference is given to topics that benefit those in social/economic need, especially Asian and Asian American communities
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or foreign national 
  • GPA requirement: 3.0 


Lapiz Family Scholarship 

Award: $2,000

Academic level: incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate in 2021-2022

University: University of California (preference given to Davis and Santa Cruz)

  • GPA requirement 3.0
  • Must be a US citizen 
  • Farmworker or child of farmworker or migrant farmworker 
  • Must show financial need

Deadline: April 30, 2021


Korean American Scholarship Foundation (Western Regional Chapter Applications*)

*NOTE: This scholarship is organized into seven regions and the application process is handled separately by each region, we are the Western Region Chapter)

GPA: minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Heritage: Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarship 

Enrollment (enrolled full time during scholarship application year):

  • Full-time undergraduate
  • graduate 
  • high school students 

Deadline: June 30th, 2021

Financial: can demonstrate a need for financial assistance


AEP Diversity in the Environmental Profession Student Scholarship 

Award: $1,000

To whom: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color 

Academic level: open to high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing an education in environmentally-related topics

Deadline: October 2nd 


Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship

Academic Level: high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior, or four-year college/university 

Heritage: at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity

Major: major in the performing, visual arts, journalism, and/or mass communications.


  • Must be a US citizen, national or permanent legal resident