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 $60,000. 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 20, 2020.

Award Information

Award Amount
Not reported
Number of Awards
1 - 4
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
British Columbia
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarships Team
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Address
2440 West El Camino Real Suite 300
City, State, Zip
Mountain View, CA , 94040
Telephone
(650) 450-5487
E-mail
scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org
Website
Website

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