Scholarship Detail

Tang Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: April
Application Deadline Dates: TBA
Award Amount: up to $15,000
Mr. Edward Cheng Ming Tang established this award in 2007 to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary Education. This scholarship is to help LGBT youth proudly achieving educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards one outstanding student annually a scholarship up to $15,000 (renewable for a maximum of three more years).
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Minority, LGBT
Restricted: Asian/Pacific Islander (at least 25% API ancestry). Graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties; Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other Requirements:
Self-identified as Asian/Pacific Island; (at least 25% API ancestry); (Priority will be given to those self-identified as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and involved in the GLBT community). Must be between the age of 17 and 25 on 30 April 2012

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: Current College, All Colleges Attended, High School
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Letters of Rec Notes: one letter from teacher/academic advisor, one letter from a work/volunteer supervisor or youth leader or personal acquaintance
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: 500-850 words
Financial Aid: Yes
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Proof of Citizenship or Legal Residency

Further Information

Edward Tang
P.O. Box 6961
CA , 94 070