Each year, both JACL Cleveland , and the Cleveland Japanese American Foundation award scholarships for college to deserving graduating high school seniors of Japanese descent.  In 2018, three scholarships were awarded totaling $3000.  Amounts may vary each year and will likely be increased for 2021. 

These scholarships are "no strings attached" in that the money can be used in any way to help with the many expenses of college.  

Scholarships will be  awarded at the Community Picnic held this year on Sunday August 8, 2021 at  Furnace Run Shelter Akron MetroParks in Richfield Ohio     We honor all high school graduates of Japanese descent.  

Questions regarding the scholarships can be directed to Bill Sadataki at 330-659-3880 - Email:  sadataki@aol.com.   Please note that applications must include a referral letter and transcripts. The committee will not consider incomplete applications.  Referral letters can be sent directly from your counselor or advisor to Bill Sadataki at sadataki@aol.com or the mailing address below.    Transcripts can also be sent directly via email but must be received by May 1.  

Use the link  below to get  the application form.    Please mail completed 
applications  by  May 1st   to:             
                                        BILL SADATAKI
                                                            4066 Brush Rd
                                                             Richfield, Ohio 44286


 Incomplete applications will not be considered

Madelyn Conley receives the 2018 JACL scholarship - presented by Bev Kerecman and Ken Arie
Sam Fujikawa received the Tom and Martha Oye Memorial Scholarship presented by their son, Tom Oye.
Jashira Idemoto is awarded the CJAF scholarship for 2018 
PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN DUE DATE FOR THIS YEARS APPLICATIONS TO MAY 1, 2021 . This will allow the scholarship committee time to evaluate each application thoroughly
MAY 1ST is the 2021 deadline for scholarship applications