APCF Kao Kalia Yang Scholarship

April 15, 2025
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

Unlock the door to higher education with the Kao Kalia Yang Scholarship, offered by the Robin-Hwajin Yoon Kim Foundation. This scholarship is designed to support economically-challenged Hmong American youth in pursuing their dreams of higher education. With a total of $25,000 in scholarship awards available, it's an opportunity you don't want to miss.

Scholarship Details

  • Five renewable scholarships of $5,000 each
  • Available for high school seniors
  • Intended for full-time, degree-seeking students starting college in the Fall

Eligibility Criteria

  • Blood descendants of Hmong race or ethnically identified as Hmong American (with citizenship or permanent residency)
  • High school seniors residing in the United States
  • Planning to enroll in a U.S. Accredited 4-Year College/University or Community College as a 1st-year student in Fall (college acceptance letter required if selected)
  • Minimum cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 2.8
  • Household income at or below the Federal/State/County Low Income Level (tax return required for verification)
  • Open to students pursuing all majors

Application Process

  1. Ensure you meet all eligibility criteria.
  2. Complete the scholarship application.
  3. Submit the required documents, including the application form, recommender form, high school transcript, and be prepared for an online interview if selected as a finalist.
  4. Stay tuned for updates on application deadlines and notifications.

The scholarship awards will only be used to cover the cost of attending a University or college. What is considered cost of attendance varies by institution. All materials must be received by 11:59PM on April 15th. Anything received after that date and time will not be considered, regardless of postmark.

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