Thank you for showing interest in donating to the Jeff Sein Kwan Yang Memorial Scholarship.
Family and friends of Jeff Yang created this memorial scholarship because we believe that every one of us must try to do our own part to give and help uplift others. We hope you can help make the educational goals and dreams of youths in the San Gabriel Valley a reality.
Any amount that you are able to contribute will greatly be appreciated. All of your donations will go to the students; no part will be used for administrative costs.
Your donations are tax-deductible and the scholarship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Contact All electronic applications should be directed to: email@example.com For answers to common questions regarding the scholarship fund, please read our FAQ.Learn More
Background Jeff Sein Kwan Yang was born in Kyaukme, a small rural village in northern Burma (Myanmar) on August 25, 1950. He was the eldest son of nine children. As the eldest, he financially and emotionally supported his… Read MoreLearn More
Scholarship Requirements The Jeff Sein Kwan Yang Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who meet the following requirements: 1) Graduating high school seniors residing in or attending school in the San Gabriel Valley area;2) An… Read MoreLearn More
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In 2007, family and friends established a memorial scholarship in honor of Jeff Sein Kwan Yang. The scholarship aims to provide financial support to students who are immigrants or children of immigrants in their pursuit of higher education. It is open to students of all ethnic backgrounds who reside in the San Gabriel Valley. Students from low-income or working-class families are especially encouraged to apply. Please click on the application tab to download an application and to examine the eligibility requirements.
Jeff Sein Kwan Yang believed an education broadened a person’s opportunities and possibilities. The Jeff Sein Kwan Yang Scholarship hopes to empower immigrant youths to obtain their dreams and to encourage them to give back to their community.
Applications must be received by May 1, 2021. They may be emailed or mailed. For any questions or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org