Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
140
Days
April 30 2019
Application Deadline
Yes
Renewable
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Description

Mr. Edward C. Tang established this award in 2007 to provide financial assistance to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (g/l/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary education. This scholarship is to help GLBT youth proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards up to four outstanding students annually, a scholarship of up to $15,000. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years (for a total of four years), provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements. Must be self-identified as Asian/Pacific Islander (at least 25 percent Asian/Pacific Islander ancestry), lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and involved in the LGBT community; a graduate of a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma or Solano; a full-time (minimum 12 units for all semesters/quarters) enrollment in an accredited two- or four-year college, community college, university, graduate school or vocational school; a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0; a demonstrated academic promise; a demonstrated financial hardship; and a United States citizen or legal resident between the ages of 17 and 25 on or before April 30, 2018.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$60,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 17 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 25 years old
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Asian/Pacific Islander students
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Interview