How to Apply

2021 Entering Freshman Scholarship Twin Cities Chapter applications are available.  Completed applications and transcripts must be postmarked no later than Thursday, April 1, 2021.

To recommend someone for a scholarship, please contact Pam Ohno Dagoberg (763-557-2946, scholarship@tcjacl.org).

Scholarship recipients must be current JACL members. Regular/Individual, Student/Youth, or Couple/Family membership status is required. Individual membership of a parent does not qualify the student to receive a scholarship.

In addition to completing the application form and submitting a transcript, students must write a short essay entitled The Relevance of JACL Today. Applicants are evaluated based on scholastic achievement, extra curricular activities, community service, and the quality of their essay.

2021 Scholarship Application

2021 Introduction Letter to Applicants

Completed applications and transcripts must be postmarked by Thursday, April 1, 2021.

2021 National JACL Scholarship information can be found here.  The National JACL scholarship program is a separate program from the Twin Cities Chapter of the JACL scholarship program and requires a different application.

2020 Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship application period is now closed.  Completed applications and transcripts were required to be postmarked by Monday, November 2, 2020.

Scholarships were available to current JACL – Twin Cities Chapter members enrolled in a post-secondary educational program.  Membership must be active as of September 1, 2020.  

Only one scholarship may be received during degree program.