Supporting high-achieving, first-generation college students in China


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Our Mission

The Tomorrow-iCAN program supports high school students from low-income families who are striving to become first-generation college students.

The Need

Many deserving students lack access to the college prep courses, mentoring, and scholarships that will enable them to enroll in a top university.

The Solution

Tomorrow-iCAN provides scholarships, training courses, and long-term mentoring to enhance the students’ learning capability and confidence.

Our Impact

Since the program started in 2021, Tomorrow-iCAN has helped 630 students change their future and raise their family’s prospects.​


Program Design

Excellent Courses

Students from top universities like Peking University will volunteer to teaching courses that enhance aided students’ study capabilities.

Leading Supervisors

Professors and teachers from top universities like Peking University will advise and mentor students in the program over the long term.

Scholarship Funding

Students accepted into the program will receive a scholarship that grows as they continue to succeed:

  • 1st Year Student: 1200RMB/year
  • 2nd Year Student: 1600RMB/year
  • 3rd Year Student: 2000RMB/year

Program Schedule

Tomorrow-iCAN started in the 2021 Fall semester, benefiting 630 students from 23 high schools in Henan province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.​

​In the 2022 Fall semester, it will expand to 1500 students from 50 high schools across Henan, Xinjiang, Shandong, Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Guangxi, Gansu, Yunnan, Sichuan, etc. By 2025, Tomorrow-iCAN Program will cover 100 high schools and 20 provinces.​

Advisory Committee

Carter Tseng (Chair)
Co-founder of Microtek, President of Give2Asia China, co-founder of Tomorrow Program
Chihming Ho
UCLA Vice President, Founder of Tomorrow Program
Tricia Lin
Co-founder of Tomorrow Program, 1st Director during 2008-2020
Haixia (Alice) Zhang​
Professor of Peking University, Founder of iCAN & iCANX, Founder and Execution Leader of Tomorrow-iCAN​
Carol Xiaoqing Yang​
Vice President of Give2Asia, China Chief Representative, Co-founder of Tomorrow-iCAN​

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than US$465 million of charitable grants across 20+ countries.

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