JACL Scholarship Program

The San Mateo Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is pleased to announce their scholarship program for the 2019-2020 school year.  Applications will be available at www.jacl.org. Eligible San Mateo County high school seniors are invited to submit applications to our chapter's Scholarship Chairperson by April 1, 2020.  Winning applicants will be announced by April 15, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be seniors enrolled in a San Mateo County public or private high school. 

  • Applicants must be an active National JACL member at either an Individual or Student/Youth Level. (Parent membership will not meet this requirement.)             

  • Applicants will be partially judged on their involvement in the JA/Asian American community.

  • Applicants must be planning to attend a college, university, trade school, business school or any other institution of higher learning within the United States.

  • Applications for JACL membership can be found at https://jacl.org/member/


Application Requirements:

Completed applications must be sent to: 

San Mateo JACL Scholarship Chairperson

c/o Japanese American Community Center

415 South Claremont Street

San Mateo, CA 94401


For more information contact JACL National headquarters at (415) 921 5225 or email at: jacl@jacl.org.

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Site Updated: July 2020