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Higher Education Scholarship Program

Postmarked by: December 1, 2016

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Parent Ethnicity (choose all that apply and if possible, specify ethnic origin)

Provide Official Transcript

An official transcript of grades must be included in this application submission. Grade reports are not acceptable. Transcripts may be obtained from the Registrar’s Office at your high school or college.

After pressing the "Submit" button below, you will be re-directed to upload your transcript and an optional letter of recommendation.

Essay Instructions

The student is to write a double-spaced typed essay of at least 3 pages on the following topics. Make sure your name appears on every page of your essay. Your essay must be your own original creative work. Essay will be evaluated on clarity, grammar, and content.


PART 1: (Answer the following question)

  • What are some of the challenges do you think the Hmong community in San Diego faces? How do these challenges affect you personally?

PART 2: (Answer the following question)

  • What ideas do you have to overcome them and how do you see your role in working with the community?