College Scholarship Funds

2017 JAAA Scholarship

Application for the 2017 JAAA Scholarships is now open!
Five (5) $500-scholarships are available.
The deadline for applications is April 15, 2017.

Download 2017 Scholarship Application Form

Program Overview

The Jacksonville Asian American Alliance (JAAA) College Scholarship Program recognizes academic excellence, extracurricular activities and community involvement among high school seniors planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. This year, the program will choose five scholars who will be awarded $500 each towards college costs.

Eligibility

(1) Must be a resident of Duval, Clay, Nassau, Baker, and St. Johns  Counties for at least 6 months
(2) Must have been accepted to an accredited four-year College or University
(3) Must have a weighted GPA of 3.9 or higher
(4) Must have participated actively in community service
(5) Must be a US legal resident
(6) Must be of Asian descent

Requirements

(1) Complete and submit Application Form
(2) Submit copy of letter of acceptance to a four-year college or university
(3) Submit two letters of recommendation
(4) Submit copy of high school transcript with GPA
(5) Submit SAT or ACT scores

Deadline for Submitting Applications: April 15, 2017 (must be postmarked 4/15)

Presentation of Awards:  Award will be presented at the student’s school year-end awards ceremony by JAAA.

JAAA will present the acholarship awards at the student’s year end awards ceremony to honor the selected students in front of their fellow students and family.

Download 2017 Scholarship Application Form