Applications for 2020 Scholarships are OPEN, Application Enrollment closes March 1st 2020.

The San Diego Chapter is awarding a limited number of scholarships ranging up to $1,000 to local high school seniors planning to enter college in 2020. The JACL Scholarship application is now available at the National website 

Open to all students, community involvement as well as scholastic achievement is considered. Applicants must be JACL members to be eligible to apply.  Membership application ($30) may be submitted along with the scholarship application. Top local scholarship awardees will be forwarded on for consideration for National JACL Freshmen Scholarships as well. 


The local chapter also offers the Dr. Roy K. Tanaka Continuing Education Scholarship to those already in college.  Applicants should use the General form.


Many other scholarships, e.g. for careers in law or medicine, are also available at the National website.


Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2020 and mailed to:


SD JACL Scholarship Committee

6917 Town View Lane

San Diego, CA 92120


All local area scholarship awardees will be determined by March 31, 2019.

For questions, contact the SD JACL Scholarship Committee at