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Tang Scholarship

Offered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 26, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to

$15,000

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

April 30, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Tang Scholarship is calling all Asian/Pacific Islander youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and have shown dedication to the LGBT community. If you’re a high school graduate from one of the nine Bay Area counties, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano, then this scholarship is for you. Don’t miss out on this chance to be celebrated for your dedication for serving the LGBT community.

About Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make their region and the world a better place for all.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Citizenship

U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA

3.0

Race/Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

Other Category

LGBTQ+

State

California

County

Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Napa County, Sonoma County, Solano County

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

500-850 word personal statement

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Silicon Valley Community Foundation at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the Tang Scholarship is renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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