Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

This page lists scholarship and grant opportunities, both UA and external resources, for graduate students.  Please direct any questions to the scholarship source.

Additional scholarships will be added as they are announced.


Recent Scholarship Opportunities (in order by application deadline date):

S.Y. & S.F. Fung Public Service Scholarship

It is important for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) to be represented at all levels of government, to be involved in the political process, advocacy, and public service, in order to meet our communities’ needs and make our voices heard. The S.Y. & S.F. Fung Public Service Scholarship Fund aims to support this work by awarding financial aid to students pursuing a Masters Degree in Public Administration (or similar degree) and who intend to pursue a career in public service. In 2023, one scholar will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

Additional information, including the application, can be found at

The deadline to apply is Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 11:59 PM PT.

If you have any questions please contact


Korean American Scholarship Foundation Awards

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean American students seeking higher education. KASF scholarships (which range from $500 to $5,000) are offered to the qualified Korea American students (including foreign students from Korea). All applicants must be enrolled in a full-time program in the U.S during the scholarship application year. If extra funds are available, other students (non-Koreans) may qualify for scholarships. Specifically, descendants of American veterans served during the Korean War may qualify for scholarships (applicable to selective regions).

  • Deadline: June 30, 2023
  • Citizenship: Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.
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HACU Scholarship Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please carefully review each scholarship requirements at to identify your eligibility and apply.

Available scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year:

  • Cafe Bustelo

Application Deadline: July 3rd at 11:59pm (CST)


Graduate AFAT Need-Based Award

The Graduate AFAT Need-Based Award is an award funded through the Arizona Financial Aid Trust Fund (AFAT) and is intended to help University of Arizona Graduate and Professional students who demonstrate financial need according to their FAFSA. The award amount is $3,000. Minimum GPA is 3.0


UArizona Haury Tribal Resilience Initiative - Native Pathways: Graduate Student Research Awards

The Haury Program is pleased to announce an open call for proposals to support the research of graduate students who bring knowledge and experience on matters relevant to Native American and Indigenous resilience. Special consideration will be given to applications to support graduate students:

  1. whose work addresses the severe water access and water quality challenges that face Native American and Indigenous communities, especially those within Arizona; and
  2. who have experience or is interested in strengthening their skills related to tribal customs and governance, traditional knowledge, and ways of approaching resilience challenges of Native American and Indigenous communities that respect both.

These one-time Native Pathways Awards will be made on a rolling basis and evaluated as they are received. Funds are available immediately and must be spent within one year of receipt. Please note: we have limited funds available, and proposals received after funds have been exhausted will not be considered. Funds are available for up to $20,000 per applicant.


Native Forward Scholars Funding Opportunities

American Indian Graduate Center offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees. There are several funding opportunities, including in special higher education, finance, aerospace, veterinary medicine, and more.

  • Deadline: Varies by opportunity


Mental Health Support Scholarship

Since 2006, To Write Love on Her Arm (TWLOHA) has invested $2.6 million in making it possible for people to sit with a counselor or attend a support group when they need it most. Applications for Treatment & Recovery Scholarships are accepted in seasonal cycles, on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on the demonstrated financial needs of an individual. Our mission is to present hope and help for those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, suicide, and other mental illnesses. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. The average amount awarded is between 3-6 months at the counseling (outpatient) care level.


American Indian Graduate Center Funding Opportunities

American Indian Graduate Center offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees. There are several funding opportunities, including the Empowering Scholars Initiative: AIGC Access Scholarships, REDW Scholarship, Scholarships and Professional Training Opportunities, Special Higher Education Program, and more!


Immigrants Rising Graduate Scholarships

Founded in 2006, Immigrants Rising transforms individuals and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community. Immigrants Rising’s List of Graduate Scholarships contains scholarships for graduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. This up-to-date list, organized by deadline date, contains scholarships at the local (Bay Area), state and national level.


Margaret McNamara Educational Grants for Women from Developing Countries

For students from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada, the MMMF awards grants of approximately $12,000 each; grants are not renewable. The MMMF also typically invites the recipients to Washington DC to participate in a three day Awards Program organized in their honor.

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Citizenship: National of a country listed on the MMEG Country Eligibility List (see website)
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GPSC Grants & Funding

GPSC has Travel Grants, Research and Project Grants, Professional Opportunities Development (POD) Funding, and the new Basic Needs Microgrants. This is an excellent time to work on these applications. The GPSC awards: Travel Grants for graduate and professional students who are attending or presenting research at academic or professional conferences or similar events; Research and Project Grants for graduate, professional, and undergraduate students who have a project proposal and principal investigator or project advisor; and Professional Opportunity and Development Grants to graduate and professional student groups for the purposes of holding academic seminars, conferences or similar events on campus.



Page updated 5/22/2023.