Calling High School Seniors and College Freshmen - AYC's scholarship applications are now open. If you are a current or past AYC volunteer, client, or participant: APPLY NOW!
AYC will honor up to ten outstanding AYC participants or former participants with academic scholarships of $500 - $2,500 per student. Applications are due Friday, February 23rd by 5pm. May L. To Excellence Award [click here for eligibility requirements & more info] The May L. To Memorial Fund was established in honor of Mrs. May L. To, who passed away in 2010. As former Executive Director of the Asian Youth Center, May’s work at AYC, as well as her work in the community as a presenter, consultant, and volunteer, has helped shape the immigrant community that resides in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles County. The May L. To Excellence Award is proud to continue this legacy by recognizing young individuals dedicated to making a difference. The May L. To Excellence Award Scholarship has been awarded annually since 2013, and will continue to honor youth dedicated to education and excellence until the fund is depleted.
Suk Ching Leung Scholarship [click here for eligibility requirements & more info] The Suk Ching Leung Scholarship was founded to pay tribute to Ms. Suk Ching Leung. Suk Ching Leung rose above the hardships of Japanese occupation, the Korean War, communist persecution, poverty and starvation, and brought her children through these harrowing experiences to the United States. Although she had only a 3rd grade education, she sought out educational opportunities to give her children a life where they could pursue their dreams. All of her children went on to have successful personal and professional lives. The Suk Ching Leung Scholarship is awarded to youth in AYC’s programs and services so that Ms. Leung’s commitment to education and building a positive future can be shared with aspiring youth in need.
Cheou Wang Scholarship [click here for eligibility requirements & more info] The Cheou Wang Scholarship was established to honor Mrs. Cheou Wang from Rowland Heights, California. Mrs. Cheou Wang believed in higher education as a pathway to a better society. She felt that it could help people stay out of poverty and be used as a tool to transform and bridge differences between communities. Mrs. Cheou Wang encouraged her children and grand children to pursue higher education, who have all gone on to success in their careers and lives. Mrs. Cheou Wang passed away in 2010, and is survived by her 4 sons, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grand children. Her children and grand children would like to honor her educational wisdom, passion, and sacrifice through the establishment of this scholarship by helping young people pursue their higher education goals.