Jack Ozawa Chapter Scholarship
Each year, the Philadelphia Chapter offers the Jack Ozawa Scholarship for local high school seniors who are JACL members. For information, please contact:
Karen Horikawa, Scholarship Chair at knhorikawa[at]

National Internships and Fellowships
JACL programs also help train our young future leaders through a variety of internships, fellowships, and leadership programs. More information on these programs are found on the National JACL website.

JACL’s National Scholarship Program
Annually, the JACL offers about 30 college scholarships for incoming college freshmen, undergraduates, graduates, and those specializing in law and the creative and performing arts.

A scholarship program brochure and applications for the upcoming academic year can be found on the JACL website at   The National JACL Scholarship Program requires that all applicants be a student or individual member of the JACL.  Membership under a parent will not fulfill this requirement.

Freshman Scholarship Applications
Must be submitted directly by the applicant to their local chapter and postmarked no later than March 1 of the upcoming academic year. (Philadelphia Chapter members only: Mail your freshman scholarship application to Karen Horikawa. Contact Ms. Horikawa by email at knhorikawa[at] The mailing address for all other chapters may be obtained by contacting Ms. Tomiko Ismail in the JACL Membership Dept. at or by calling (415) 921-5225.