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Asian American Grants

Asian American Grants

With the growing Asian American population grants targeting this demographic is also growing. Americans of Asian descent are finding these grants like never before. A couple of the most prominent active programs are the Asian American Journalists Association and the Association for Asian Studies. The Asian Cultural Council offers the Asian Cultural Council Individual Grant for students who are studying or interested in studying the visual and performing arts between the U.S. and countries of Asia. The amount awarded is approximately $12,000, which includes tuition, travel, living expenses, dependent’s expenses, research expenses, housing, and health insurance.

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Association of Asian Studies

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is the largest society of its kind, with approximately 8,000 members worldwide, is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia.



UniFAST Scholarship


The Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) and the Commission of Higher Education CHED) have vowed more scholarships to assist Filipino students in 2022-2023.

Eligible students do not have to pay fees, such as tuition and other fees. In addition, they will also receive a living allowance. Click below to learn more and apply.

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Asian American Journalists Association

The nonprofit Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has 21 chapters in the United States and one in Asia.


Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program

Welcome to SEASREP, an organization that aims to promote Southeast Asian studies through various research, study, and exchange grants and establish a network of scholars in the region through universities and other channels.


 Hmong American Education Fund (HAEF)

The Hmong American Education Fund was established in 2006 by Chue T. Vang in response to losing his younger brother, and after consulting with friends and family, discovered there was a dearth of education in the Hmong American community. The HAEF’s mission is to offer to fund to Hmong-American students, educators, and scholars to strengthen the credibility, trust, community, and business partnerships in a way that will better the community.

The HAEF offers several scholarships aimed at Hmong-American students and students in general.

For Minnesota High School and GED Hmong Students:

  • HAEF Scholarship 1 – Female Student
  • HAEF Scholarship 2 – Male Student

For all Hmong High School and GED Students in the United States:

  • Advisor of America Scholarship

For all Hmong Students currently in a 2-year college, 4-year university, or graduate school in the United States:

  • Vang Pao Memorial Scholarship
  • Xia Thao Memorial Scholarship
  • Nong Khai Vang Memorial Scholarship

All non-Hmong-American students who are high school seniors, GED recipients, or currently enrolled in a 2-year college, 4-year university, or graduate school are eligible for the merit-based scholarship: Cherzong V. Vang (Thajkhu Vaj Txiab) Memorial Scholarship.

Asian American Federation

The Asian American Federation’s mission is to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans. We provide leadership and resources to address community needs.

We research to increase the knowledge of and shape policies affecting the Asian American community. And, we invest in the human capital and infrastructure of community nonprofits to enable sustained community empowerment.

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