Kieu Chinh Scholarship Endowment

The Scholarship is Awarded for the Spring semester.
College of Ethnic Studies Asian American Studies

  • Awarding Department: Asian American Studies Department
  • Scholarship Intent: The Kieu Chinh Scholarship Endowment provides support to students who engage with the socio-political complexities of the Vietnamese American community. Such students are committed to working for peace and justice in global solidarity with people of color, with a particular interest in the humanities and arts. The scholarship is named in honor of Vietnamese American actress, humanitarian, lecturer, and philanthropist Kieu Chinh.
  • Criteria:
    1. Unofficial transcripts
    2. Students will address the following in their scholarship application: Their strong interest in engaging with the socio-political complexities of the Vietnamese American community; Their commitment to working for peace and justice in global solidarity with people of color; Their interest in the humanities and arts (500-750 words).
    3. Letter of recommendation (Optional).
  • Preferred Major and/or Minor: Multiple: Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, and Race & Resistance Studies.
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: Junior, Senior and Graduating Senior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State Students.
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes Financial Need is Required.
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Philip Nguyen
  • Campus Address: EP 103
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1693
  • Email: philipnguyen@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://dvan.org/dvan-at-sfsu/
  • Number of Awards: 2

Award
$1,000
Scopes
Asian American Studies
Deadline
12/31/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload a copy of your latest academic transcript.
  2. Confidential Letter of Recommendation (Optional)
  3. Please submit a short essay of addressing your interest in the following: (a): Your strong interest in engaging with the socio-political complexities of the Vietnamese American community, (b):Your commitment to working for peace and justice in global solidarity with people of color and (c): Your interest in humanities and arts