Chao Family Foundation Scholarship

April 15, 2025
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

The Chao Family Foundation offers 5 renewable scholarships of $4,000 each to support high school seniors from Los Angeles or Orange County, California, who plan to attend a University of California (UC) or California State University (CSU) as first-year students in the Fall. These scholarships aim to assist students in achieving their educational goals while addressing financial need.

Scholarship Details

  • 5 scholarships available
  • Each scholarship is renewable
  • Each scholarship is worth $4,000
  • Intended for high school seniors attending UC or CSU schools in the coming fall

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be high school seniors residing in Los Angeles or Orange County, California
  • Applicants must plan to enroll as first-year students at a UC or CSU in the coming fall (verification required)
  • Minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.2
  • Applicants' household income must be at or below the County Low Income Level (verification required)
  • Open to students of all majors
  • No ethnicity requirement

Application Process

  1. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Prepare your application materials, including your high school GPA and tax returns for income verification.
  3. Submit your application and required documents by the specified deadline.
  4. If selected, provide your college acceptance letter for verification.
  5. Stay updated on the scholarship award announcements.

Applicants only have to fill out the common application once to apply to all scholarship programs they are eligible for. The Chao Family Foundation believes every person has a right to reach their full potential. They aim to lift the road blocks and give them a fighting chance to work towards improving the lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Scholarship Search