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Minority scholarships are a great way to help add funding for college. With the rise of Asian students on college campuses, more universities and organizations see the need for diversification and offer Asian scholarships to meet the growing demand. Students that classify themselves as: Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Filipino, or Pacific Islander may be able to find an Asian scholarship for college. In addition to being a part of this minority group, many of these scholarships also require a student to have strong academic success as well. Check out this directory of scholarships for Asian students and start searching for free money for college today.

University of Iowa Advantage Iowa Award

This award is available for U.S students who are planning to attend the University of Iowa as first-year students. Students must contribute to a diverse learning environment at the University of Iowa. Awards are based on academic achievement.

Total: $8104 Awards:  20
Deadline:  May 01

RMHC/Asian Pacific American Students Increasing Achievement Scholarship of Southern California

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian Pacific heritage, and reside in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Ventura counties in California. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  January 18

RMHC/Asia Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who have at least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage and are under 21 years of age. Students must reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating RMHC chapter.

Total: $1000 Awards:  165
Deadline:  January 18

UNF Minority Community College Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Florida students who are planning to transfer to the University of North Florida and are members of a minority group. Awarding is based on financial need and/or merit and other select criteria.

Total: $1600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 14

Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled as college sophomores or juniors and will add diversity to the field of law and social science (e.g., ethnic minority, disabled, LGBTQ, etc.). To be eligible, the applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be working toward a degree in the social sciences or humanities.

Total: $3600 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 15

Minot State Cultural Diversity Award

This scholarship is available for minority students who are attending Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.25 or higher.

Total: $2400 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 15

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Illinois resident undergraduate and graduate students who are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin and planning to become preschool, elementary or secondary school teachers. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  March 01

CANFit Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is available for minority students who are currently enrolled in a fitness or nutrition program at an accredited California college or university. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and have completed at least 50 credit hours toward his/her degree at the time of application.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31

CANFit Culinary Arts Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is available for students who are enrolled in a California culinary arts school. Students must be of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic ethnicity.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31

CANFit Graduate Scholarship

This award is available for minority students currently enrolled in a graduate program for nutrition, public health nutrition, physical education, or an American Dietetic Association-approved pre-professional practice program at an accredited California college or university. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have completed 12 to 15 units of graduate course work at the time of application.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31

Ventura County JACL Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who reside in Ventura County, California and plan to graduate from a high school in Ventura County. Students must be of Japanese ancestry or part-Japanese ancestry OR be a member of the Japanese American Citizens League. Preference may be given to Ventura County Japanese American Citizens League members or dependents.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

Mary Free Bed Minority Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for minority students who reside in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan. Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the specified nursing specialities and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 01