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Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Announcement



The Pacific Academy Foundation is proud to announce the 2024 Talent Scholarship of up-to $5,000, a prestigious award that supports the development of exceptional youth who have an outstanding talent in arts or sports, and a passion for excellence in their academic pursuits. The Pacific Academy Foundation is seeking intellectually curious, driven, and passionate students who are committed to using their talents to make a positive impact on the world. The Pacific Academy Foundation has a history of supporting talented young people who have gone on to achieve great things. Don't miss your chance to make your mark on the world!



  • Exhibit talent and/or expertise in one or more of these areas: arts and sports  

  • Have received (at least) one award as a top-three finalist at the state or international level

  • Demonstrate financial need: family lacks the resources to properly assist the student in developing their talent

  •  Income:​ Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as defined by their family's inability to support the applicant's talent without financial assistance


  1. Family's income must not exceed 4x the poverty level

  2. Must provide most recent tax return

  • Must be between 7 to 24 years old

  • Currently enrolls in an educational institute leading to the award of an academic degree  

  • There may be a live audition or committee review in early April 2024. We will reach out to qualified candidates for the interview within two weeks after the application deadline.


Scholarships of $5,000 were awarded to:

2018: Rose Zhang

2019: Rose Zhang, Allison To

2020: José Luis Alvaray, Rose Zhang

2021: Rose Zhang

2022: Elena Mateo Saez, Gabriella Sa

2023: Elena Mateo Saez, Gabriella Sa, Elvin Schlanger, Jessie Li

Eligibility Guidelines:


Join Us

1. Complete and submit the Scholar Application Form with supporting documents before March 31st, 2024, through one of the methods below:

  • Via snail mail to:

    • Pacific Academy Foundation

    • Iriss Jiang

    • 4947 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604

  • Walk in to submit in-person to:

    • Iriss Jiang

    • PACP Office

    • 4947 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604

    • Working hours: 10:30 am to 6:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Via email to

2. Be prepared for an audition or committee review in early April 2024. An audition or committee interview will be scheduled within two weeks after the application deadline.

The Pacific Academy Foundation is excited to hear from you! We are committed to supporting exceptional students in developing their talents and providing them with the resources they need to succeed.

For questions regarding PAFO orchestra and choir, please email:

3. Scholarship winners will be announced and contacted in early April. The winner(s) will receive financial assistance in grants of up to $5,000 per recipient at the award ceremony (date TBD).

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