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Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund

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Causes: Education, Scholarships, Scholarships & Student Financial Aid, Two-Year Colleges, Undergraduate Colleges

Mission: The nisei student relocation commemorative fund is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in new england that annually awards scholarships to students from underserved communities pursuing higher education. The nsrc fund was established in 1980 by second generation japanese americans, nisei, in gratitude to the national japanese american student relocation council. The council made it possible for the nisei to leave the world war ii prison camps for colleges and universities across the united states. The nsrc fund encourages inter-ethnic collaboration and promotes public awareness and understanding of the forced removal and internment of 120,000 persons of japanese ancestry during world war ii.

Programs: Awarded post-secondary scholarships to academically deserving students with financial need. 39 students received scholarships of $500 to $2,000 during 2014.

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