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Scholarships for Asian Americans

As the number of Asian American students increases on college campuses, many organizations have also seen an increased need for generous scholarships.

From federally funded groups to professional associations, minority groups like Asian Americans are seeing more college scholarship opportunities.

Examples of Asian American scholarships

Explore local cultural organizations in your community as well as the school you plan to attend (or are attending) to see if they offer Asian American scholarships. You’d be surprised at how many private sources are offering scholarships for minority students, so be proactive and creative in your search. Examples include:

  • The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to underserved students with special focus on those with demonstrated financial need.
  • The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce is a large, not-for-profit organization that strives to represent and support all Asian Americans and Asian American groups in various fields.

Interested in finding more scholarships for Asian Americans? The Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae® is a great place to start. With over 3 million college scholarships totaling up to $18 billion, the Scholarship Search is a fast and FREE way to find scholarship opportunities customized for you.

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What’s next

Now that Scholarship Search by Sallie Mae can help you find scholarships, here are some ways to help put your best foot forward when you’re ready to start applying for them:

Tips on filling out scholarship applications

Tips on writing a great scholarship essay

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