How to Apply

2020 Entering Freshman Scholarship Twin Cities Chapter applications are now available.  Completed applications and transcripts must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

To recommend someone for a scholarship, please contact Pam Ohno Dagoberg (763-557-2946,

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.

2020 Scholarship Application

2020 Introduction Letter to Applicants

Completed applications and transcripts must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

2020 National JACL Scholarship information can be found here.

2019 Undergraduate/Graduate information can be found here.  Applications are now closed.  2020 information will be available later in the year.