The Tang Scholarship

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. This scholarship is to help LGBT youth proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards up to four outstanding students annually, a combined scholarships totaling up to $60,000, awarded over up to four years. These scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.

Annual Amount

Scholarship Amount

This scholarship awards up to four outstanding students annually, a scholarship of up to $15,000

Additional Selection Criteria


Each applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Self-identified as Asian/Pacific Islander and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender; (at least 25% API ancestry); and involved in the GLBT community;
  • Graduate from a high school in one of the nine Bay Area counties; Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara County, Napa, Sonoma or Solano;
  • Scholarship will be awarded for full-time (minimum 12 units for all semesters/quarters) enrollment in an accredited two, four-year university or graduate school; (college, university, community college or vocational school).
  • United States citizen or legal resident;
  • Demonstrated financial hardship;
  • Demonstrated academic promise;
  • Minimum unweighted grade point average 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for all schools attended or attending;
  • Be between the age of 17 and 25 on 30 April 2023

Application Process

To download the application form, go here:

You can type your information onto the form electronically, then print and sign it.


  • 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 5 p.m. on April 17, 2023, 5 p.m.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Date of postmark, faxed and emailed applications will not be considered.

Mail completed application to:    Edward Tang

                                                     1350 Oakhurst Avenue

                                                      San Carlos, CA 94070-4631

Questions? Contact Edward Tang at 


April 17, 2023

For the application or more information go to: