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Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship

Offered by Against the Grain Productions

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 2, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$1,500

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

May 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you an Asian American student exhibiting leadership and passion that inspires and changes lives in the Asian American community? If so, consider applying for the Groundbreaker Leadership scholarship! This scholarship is open to college seniors and graduate students that are of at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. The scholarship is funded by Against the Grain Productions, a non-profit organization that funds unconventional, innovative and entertaining ways to promote leadership, positive identity, unity and artistry in the Asian American community. The scholarship awards $1,500 to help lucky students pay for college and graduate school costs. If you’re an Asian American student passionate about making a change in the community, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

3.5

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

Academic Interest

Film/Video Production

Miscellaneous

Applicants must be of at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander Ethnicity.

Application information

To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

Essay

Video

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship winner will be announced: September 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Against the Grain Productions at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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