JACL Scholarship Program

The San Mateo Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is pleased to announce our scholarship program for the 2021-2022 school year. Eligible high school seniors are invited to submit applications via email to jaclsanmateo@gmail.com by March 13, 2022. San Mateo Chapter scholarship recipients will be announced by April 15. 

Please note that the National JACL has a separate scholarship program which can be found on their website

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SMJACL 2022 Scholarship Application

Eligibility Requirements:

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

  • Applicants will be partially judged on their involvement in the Japanese American / 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.

Application Requirements:

  • San Mateo Chapter JACL Scholarship Application, available on our website: www.sanmateojacl.org

  • A Letter of Recommendation

  • Official high school transcript

  • Personal Statement (no more than two pages on the topic question)

  • Applications must be emailed no later than March 13, 2022 to jaclsanmateo@gmail.com