The Portland Chinese Scholarship Foundation offers 160+ scholarships to high school graduates of Chinese ancestry in pursuit of higher education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are at least 25% of Chinese ethnicity, be graduating high school seniors from an Oregon high school, and plan to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S., with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
For scholarships based on community service and Leadership activities, the applicant shall have been involved in civic activities, demonstrated by the records of volunteering in school, church, and/or the community they live in. Special emphasis is placed on activities that relate to Chinese culture. For athletic scholarships, the applicant shall have participated in organized high school sports. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic performance, community service and leadership activities, financial need, and athletic achievements.