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South Bay Japanese American Citizens League Scholarships

The 2018 South Bay JACL Scholarships are open to students of Japanese American ancestry residing in the South Bay JACL chapter area and a member of the JACL. Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend or currently attending a college or university AND have attended one of the following high schools:

  Bishop Montgomery High School   Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
  California Academy of Math and Science   Redondo Union High School
  Gardena High School   Rolling Hills Preparatory School
  Mira Costa High School   San Pedro High School
  Narbonne High School   South Torrance High School
  North Torrance High School   Torrance High School
  Palos Verdes High School   West Torrance High School


Please check the scholarship opportunities below.

Kiichi Egashira Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:
The South Bay JACL Kiichi Egashira Memorial Scholarships are open to students planning to attend or attending a college or university pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and/or Mathematics. Students must be a member of  the South Bay JACL and attend or attended one of the local high schools listed above.

In previous years, $500 to $2,000 scholarships were awarded to qualified applicants.

Applicants must be a member of the South Bay JACL.
Click here for membership application, be sure to select Chapter: South Bay

Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to SBJACL Chaper by March 31, 2018.

Submit completed application to:
          South Bay JACL
          Attention: Scholarship Chairperson
          P.O. Box 4135
          Torrance, CA 90510


Click here for the Kiichi Egashira Scholarship application (MS Word form)

Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:
The Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship is open to students planning to attend a college or university in pursuit of a bachelor's degree or a graduate degree in any field of study relating to biological sciences, foreign and/or ancient language or business. Students must be a member of  the South Bay JACL and attend or attended one of the local high schools listed above.

In previous years, $500 to $1,000 scholarships were awarded to qualified applicants.

Applicants must be a member of the South Bay JACL.
Click here for membership application, be sure to select Chapter: South Bay

Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to SBJACL Chapter by March 31, 2018.

Submit completed application to:
          South Bay JACL
          Attention: Scholarship Chairperson
          P.O. Box 4135
          Torrance, CA 90510


Click here for the Janice Kobata Zoeger Memorial Scholarship application (MS Word form)

Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship

Requirements:
The Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship is open to high school seniors only, who are planning to attend a college or university pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of study and attend one of the local high schools listed above.

In previous years, $500 to $1,000 scholarships were awarded to qualified applicants

Applicants must be a member of the South Bay JACL.
Click here for membership application, be sure to select Chapter: South Bay

Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to SBJACL Chapter by March 31, 2018.

Submit completed application to:
          South Bay JACL
          Attention: Scholarship Chairperson
          P.O. Box 4135
          Torrance, CA 90510


Click here for the Gardena Valley Japanese American Citizens League Scholarship Application (MS Word form)

The Ernest K. Tsujimoto Scholarship

Requirements:
The Ernest K. Tsujimoto Family will award a one-time $2,000 Scholarship to a student planning to attend or be enrolled in a college or university in pursuit of an Undergraduate/Graduate Degree majoring in the STEM fields:   Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.

Applicants must be a member of the South Bay JACL.
Click here for membership application, be sure to select Chapter: South Bay

Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to SBJACL Chapter by March 31, 2018.

Submit completed application to:
          South Bay JACL
          Attention: Scholarship Chairperson
          P.O. Box 4135
          Torrance, CA 90510

Click here for the Ernest K. Tsujimoto Scholarship Application (MS Word form)

 

If you have any questions please contact the South Bay JACL's Scholarship Chair, Raymond Shibata, by email at: scholarships (at) southbayjacl.org.

If you are interested in Scholarships through the National JACL, click here.

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