Henry and Chiyo Kuwahara Creative Arts Scholarship

Scholarship Description

National JACL membership is a requirement to be considered for a JACL scholarship.  Membership must be held by the applicant or applicant’s parents only.  Extended family ties do not apply for this requirement.  Student memberships are available.  For more information about membership categories, please contact the JACL Membership Department at National Headquarters.  Applicants must also be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school or any institution of higher learning at the undergraduate or graduate school level in the upcoming fall.  This scholarship was established to encourage creative projects that reflect the Japanese American experience and culture.  All technical work of the applicant should be of the college level.  Professional artists are not eligible to apply for this award.  Scholarship ranking are based upon an applicant’s academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, personal statement and letter(s) of recommendation.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 2500

Max Award: 500

Deadline: 2022-04-01


Sponsoring Organization Japanese American Citizens League
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Person: National Scholarship Awards

Phone: 415-921-5225

Fax: 415-931-4671