“Path to Success” Scholarship Program

APHG’s “Path to Success” Program honors students who exceed our expectations and the educators who support them along the way. We are proud to highlight these scholars who have overcome great obstacles to succeed. They face life’s challenges head on. Their stories are remarkable and their futures are bright.


The purpose of this award is to honor students who have succeeded, against all odds, beyond expectations or simply won the hearts of the administrators and other educators who helped them achieve their goals.


To qualify, applicants must be current high school seniors at the time of submission, falling into one of the following categories:

  1. LACOE students
  2. Students participating in the LACOE Foster Youth Program
  3. Students participating in the LACOE Migrant Education Program
  4. Students enrolled in the LACOE Juvenile Court School Program
  5. Students currently attending Downey Unified School District high schools
  6. Children of the LACOE employees

How to Apply

Applications must be completed and submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 29, 2024.
Only complete submissions will be considered.

The application will be submitted in the link:

No Fax and Emails will be accepted. Submission is only through the link provided above.

For questions, please contact Helen Choi at choi_helen@lacoe.edu

Friday, March 29, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Applications will be reviewed using the criteria described under scholarship eligibility. Awards will be notified between April 22, 2024 and April 26, 2024. Students will be recognized at the 2024 APHG scholarship Ceremony which will be held in May 2024.

Please note that an excerpt of the student’s essays may be shared with those in attendance.


One of the goals of the Asian Pacific Heritage Group (APHG) is to support the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) mission to help ensure that all students have the essential skills and knowledge needed to achieve educational success. On every school day throughout California, dedicated educators and courageous students overcome tremendous obstacles to reach that goal. Their success is our success; their powerful stories are our inspiration.