The Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) is proud to offer the inaugural Tom Hom Civic Engagement Scholarship named in honor of Tom Hom, the first Asian American elected to the San Diego City Council and later to the California State Assembly.
A local businessman, community leader and philanthropist, Tom Hom remains active at age 87, was named “Mr. San Diego” for 2014, and recently published his memoirs, “Rabbit on a Bumpy Road.”
The Tom Hom Civic Engagement Scholarship will be given to one student at SDSU and one student at UCSD of API (Asian or Pacific Islander) background who has demonstrated civic engagement. Upon completion of the online application form, please email one letter of recommendation to Mitsuo Tomita (email@example.com
) to complete the Tom Hom Civic Engagement Scholarship application. Deadline for completed applications is February 15, 2015.
We wish to thank Jasmine Restaurant and Cox Communications for their funding support for the Tom Hom Civic Engagement Scholarship. Awards will presented on Friday, March 27, 2015.