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February 19, 2013 > Scholarships available for Tri-City students of Chinese discent

Scholarships available for Tri-City students of Chinese discent

Submitted By Fran Gin

The South Bay Chinese Club was formed in 1965 in order to preserve the culture and customs of the Chinese heritage, to foster and encourage better understanding of civic responsibilities and the American way of life, and to promote the general welfare of the community. In 1984 the Club formed the South Bay Chinese Service Club, a nonprofit, philanthropic organization.

The primary purpose of the South Bay Chinese Service Club is to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors of Chinese descent. Only students residing in Fremont, Newark and Union City or children of club members in good standing are eligible to apply. The actual number of scholarships will be determined by the amount of donations received. Last year, our organization awarded three $2,000 scholarships, two $1,000 scholarships, three $500 scholarships and five $250 scholarships for a total of $10,750 in awards.

In evaluating the applications the scholarship committee will consider unweighted grade point average, school activities, special achievements, community service activities, and a personal essay.

To request the 2012-2013 Scholarship Application forms, email: sbcc.scholarship@gmail.com with Ò2012-2013 Scholarship Application RequestÓ on the subject line and include the following information in the body of the email:

The studentÕs full name
Name of High School currently attending
The email address to receive the application forms

Application forms will be sent out in late October/early November.
All application materials must be received by Monday, March 18, 2013.

Scholarship applicants will be invited as our guests to the South Bay Chinese Service Club scholarship luncheon on April 20th 2013 where a guest speaker will address the graduating seniors, family guests, donors and club members.

For further information or questions, email: sbcc.scholarship@gmail.com.

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