Zhou is an active member of the Red Hat Fedora community, working on the group's web site and infrastructure. He has also worked on localizing the project Web site.
In addition to getting money for college Zhou wins a trip to the project's annual development conference, FUDcon.
The scholarship project is a win-win-win. You raise the profile of major open source projects, you honor contributors when they're approaching career decisions, and you win scads of free publicity.