Scholarship Programs

The Wealth By Health Steps For Change Foundation awards three exceptional individuals from low-income families each year with achievement-based scholarships to pursue higher education and encourage community leadership.

2021 Steps For Change Scholarship


AWARD: $2,000.00

The Steps For Change Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to high school seniors applying to a college or university to further their career goals. Students from low-income families are recognized for their capacity to lead and commitment to making a significant impact on communities. Award recipients must display academic excellence, exude passion in empowering the community, and exemplify a desire for continuous personal growth.


To be eligible for The Steps For Change Scholarship, the applicant MUST:

  • Be of legal status in the United States

  • Be a current high school senior expecting to graduate in 2021

  • Be in the process of applying to, or accepted to, a college or university

  • Have a household income of less than $55,000

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5

Please note: Ineligible applicants will not be evaluated. 

By applying for the 2021 Steps For Change Scholarship, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

How to Apply

To apply for the 2021 Steps For Change Scholarship, the applicant must provide all of the following by April 26th, 2021. 

1. A completed scholarship application

Please submit through the online application provided in the link below OR download and fill in the PDF application and send it to scholarships@wealthbyhealth.org. PDF application may also be mailed to PO Box 27685, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

2. An official transcript of academic marks sent to our mailing address at PO Box 27685, Los Angeles, CA 90027.* Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

*Due to recent school closures amidst the pandemic, we will be accepting emailed transcripts. 

3. One letter of recommendation written from and sent by a faculty member or community leader via email to scholarships@wealthbyhealth.org​ or via mail to PO Box 27685, Los Angeles, CA 90027. 

4. A one-minute video answering the question: How would you value yourself? 

Please be sure to state your full name at the beginning of the video and submit the video via email to scholarships@wealthbyhealth.org. Applicant may also upload video to YouTube and send us a link to the video. 

2020 Scholarship Judging Panel

Click on the images to read more about them!



Senior Engineer at the LA Air Force Base

Retired, Principal Director of the DoD Defense Meterological Satellite Program

Councilmember at the City of Rosemead,

Software Engineering Manager at Raytheon

Wealth and Personal Banking VP New Build Performance Manager- West Region of HSBC Bank USA

ESL Professor at Pasadena City College

VP, Financial Center Manager at Bank of America

Division Franchise Director at GNC

Scholarship applications are evaluated by our Scholarship Committee in the areas of academic excellence, community involvement/activities, demonstration of personal growth/leadership, and financial need. Check out the past scholarship recipients below:

Michaelah Ward

University of Florida,

Psychology & Criminology

Michelle Kang

University of Southern California


Candy Zheng

Georgia Institute of Technology, 

International Affairs

Luisa Ruiz-Perez

UC Riverside, Bioengineering

Royal Shrestha

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Biological Engineering

Omobolade Odedoyin

John Hopkins University


UCLA, Political Science

Niabi Campbell

USC, Accounting

Karen Shi

UCSD, Mechanical Engineering

Matthew Lau

about us

Wealth By Health Steps For Change Foundation aims to enhance the lives of the underprivileged in the hopes of creating a path towards a brighter future. 

contact us


5419 Hollywood Blvd., Suite B

Los Angeles, CA 90027

PO Box 27685,

Los Angeles, CA 90027


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