Hlub Foundation
- Promoting Education in Refugee Communities

About

Hlub Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity that offer monetary scholarships to Hmong and refugee students in middle school, high school, and college to promote giving and to illicit motivation for higher education. Hlub Foundation is organized exclusively for charity and educational purposes. All members of Hlub Foundation are volunteers.

  • Early 2015

    The Beginning

    Hlub Foundation is founded by Leng Lee. Motivated by the "Leadership and Culture: A Community Empowerment Institute" training offered by DHS and Great Lakes ATTC.

  • Mid 2015

    Creation of the Heart

    Hlubfoundation.com is registered and created. Non-profit status filed.

  • Late 2015

    Building Bridges

    The development of board, committee, and advisory members. Meet our team.

  • January 2016

    The Start of Giving

    Sponsors, donations, reaching out to the community.


  • The Present

    Sound interesting? Want to get involve and make a difference? Be part of our story!

Scholarships

Through donors, Hlub Foundation provides the following monetary scholarships to support education for Hmong and refugee students. Applications are accepted annually from Sept. 1st through Nov. 30th. Award letters are sent out on February 1st.

Maly Yang Scholarship

For Wisconsin Hmong Middle School Students

  • Must be of Hmong descent
  • Must be enrolled in middle school
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $500
  • Sponsor by: Maly Yang

    My Home Care Scholarship

    For Wisconsin Hmong High School Students

  • Must be of Hmong descent
  • Must be enrolled in high school
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $500
  • Sponsor by: Koua Thao

    Hlub Scholarship

    For Wisconsin Hmong College Students

  • Must be of Hmong descent
  • Must be enrolled in college
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $1,000
  • Sponsor by: Leng Lee



    Xia (Thor) Vang Scholarship

    For Wisconsin Refugee Middle School Students

  • Must be of refugee descent other than Hmong
  • Must be enrolled in middle school
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $500
  • Sponsor by: Mai Zong Vue

    My Home Care Scholarship

    For Wisconsin Refugee High School Students

  • Must be of refugee descent other than Hmong
  • Must be enrolled in high school
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $500
  • Sponsor by: Koua Thao

    Sebastian Family Scholarship

    For Wisconsin Refugee College Students

  • Must be of refugee descent other than Hmong
  • Must be enrolled in college
  • Must have Wisconsin residency
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
  • Award amount: $1,000
  • Sponsor by: Sebastian Ssempijja & Anonymous

    Recipients

    Scholarship Winners (2017)

    Maly Yang Scholarship

    Mai Vue - Plover

    My Home Care Scholarship

    Nhia Her- Milwaukee

    Hlub Scholarship

    Rose Pa Ying Lee- Madison

    Xia (Thor) Vang Scholarship

    Biak Tial - Milwaukee

    My Home Care Scholarship

    May June Paw - Milwaukee

    Sebastian Family Scholarship

    Edumakono Zetho - Milwaukee

    Judges

    Middle School Applicant Judge

    Darla Yang - 3rd Grade Teacher (Hmong American Peace Academy)

    High School Applicant Judge

    Maigao Her - Academic Advisor (Kaplan University)

    College Applicant Judge

    Michael Nguyen - Director for Teacher Leadership (Teach For America)

    Previous Winners

    Our Amazing Donors

    Awards come directly from our generous donors, who financially contributed to make the scholarships available. We thank you for your kindness and your positive contribution to the community. Past donors.

    Leng Lee

    Founder

    Hlub Foundation Inc

    Maly Yang

    School Social Worker

    Milwaukee Public Schools

    Koua Thao

    Owner

    My Home Care, LLC

    Mai Zong Vue

    Volunteer Program Director

    Hmong Language and Cultural Enrichment

    S & Y Ssempijja

    Owners

    Sebastian Family Psychology Practice, LLC

    Anonymous

    Contact Us

    P.O. Box 342793
    Milwaukee, WI 53234

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