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Community Scholarships

Below are additional resources where students can further seek scholarship information and pursue additional scholarship funds for their college education.

APIASF: The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) offers programs and services to extend the scholarship recipient experience. These programs and services allow everyone to give back into the community through an open network of community building.

CHIRLA: The Coalitionf or Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) promotes civic engagement, human rights, and community advocacy by empowering the voices of minorities, refugees, and newcomers in the United States. This organization counts with great scholarships for first-generation minority college students. 

HACU:  The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) gives students the opportunity to network with other students and higher education advocates. Their annual conference serves as a platform to guarantee student success and recognition. We encourage students to visit their web-site and learn about their scholarships

HEEF: The Hispanic Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) is a strong advocate in Orange County for the opportunities and successes of students residing within the same area. View their website to learn more about the organization and available scholarships

KRC: The Korean Resource Center (KRC) encompasses a holistic model to empower the community through diversity, education, and culture. These themes are reflected through the harmonic participation of many organization efforts. You can learn about some of these organizations that KRC promotes by viewing their various scholarships

MALDEF: The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) was formed during the American Civil Rights movement in the late 1960's. The justice and equality for minority groups, especially those of Latino descent, was central in its formation. Their scholarship list typically runs through the entire year.

NAKASEC: The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) follows a progressive model to promote education as the answer to American prosperity. NAKASEC advocates for immigration reform and the passage of the Federal Dream Act. In order to continue this fight, NAKASEC awards an annual DREAM Scholarship Fund geared toward deserving Korean students.

TELACU:  The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) partners with many profit and non-profit organizations to advance generations of future scholars and leaders. TELACU has awarded scholarships to help students achieve their degrees from various universities in California, New York, Texas, and Illinois. Students can visit their web-site for a full list and types of scholarships available.

UNCF: The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) advises and supports approximately thirty eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States. Their well-recognized motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste," is best promoted through the various scholarships the organization provides to students of color.