The Tang Scholarship

April 30, 2025
Awards Available: 4

Scholarship Description

Mr. Edward C. 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.

Scholarship Details

  • Supporting Asian students in the LGBTQ+ community
  • Four awards of $15,000 each
  • Awarded annually since 2007
  • Renewable for up to three additional years


  • Asian/Pacific Islander heritage
  • LGBTQ involved in the LGBTQ community
  • Graduating high school senior or high school graduate
  • California Bay Area resident (Almeda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, Solano
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • 17-25 years of age upon the application deadline

Application Deadline

  • Scholarship manager must receive the completed application packet and all supporting materials (such as personal statement, letters of reference, transcripts, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency and financial documentation) by April 30th.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Date of postmark, faxed and emailed applications will NOT be considered.

These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements. Scholarship Search