Koshland Young Leader Awards

Koshland Young Leader Awards

The Koshland Young Leader Awards (KYLA) recognize the next generation of leadership in our community and honor outstanding San Francisco public high school juniors who balance extraordinary family, economic, and societal pressures with the discipline required for academic excellence and the drive to succeed at community leadership.

Established by Dr. Daniel Koshland Jr., this annual scholarship program provides $10,000 each to up to 11 outstanding San Francisco public high school juniors from low-income families.

Nominations

The 2019 nomination process has ended. Please check this page in December 2019 for information regarding the 2020 awards program. If you have any questions, contact Amanda Katz at akatz[at]sff.org or (415) 733-8593.

2019 KYLA Winners
Crystal Chan Lowell High School
Osman Enriquez Samayoa Mission High School
Aziza Ghanem San Francisco International High School
Hanthlah Kassim San Francisco International High School
Mansa Kuang Lowell High School
Alex Ocampo Mission High School
Karol Peña San Francisco International High School
Javier Romero Thurgood Marshall Academic High School
Nicole Salazar Ramos Mission High School
James Sevilla San Francisco International High School
Ashley Soto June Jordan School for Equity