The Chinese American Citizens Alliance - Salinas Chapter in conjunction with The Chinese Association of Salinas annually award up to six (6) scholarships to deserving graduating high school students of Chinese descent in Monterey County who will be attending a post secondary accredited trade school, junior or community college, or four year college or university. Currently, the maximum amount per scholarship is $800.00. Eligible are all high schools in the Monterey County, California. The scholarship is awarded based on scholarship, community service, service to the Chinese community, extra-curricular activities, need, and personal goals.

The following is our judging criteria in our decision of awarding our scholarship.
Please use this as a guide as you complete your applcation.

  • 30 - scholarship
  • 20 - financial need
  • 10 - extra-curricular school activities
  • 10 - community service/work
  • 15 - personal essay
  • 5 - letter of recommondation
  • 10 - special or unusual circumstances
  • -----
  • 100 points

Appplicants will submit a scholarship packet of the following:

  1. Completed and signed scholarship application. Applications MUST be typed;
  2. THREE (3) letters of recommendations from adult references other than family or reatives, with TWO (2) recommendations from educators;
  3. current official school transcript of grades. If any SAT scores are availbale, please include these scores.

Only complete scholarship packets will be considered.

Mail packets postmarked by THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007 to:

Elena Fujii
7 Alameda Place
Salinas, CA 93901

There will be NO exceptions to the deadline date. APPLICANTS MUST ALSO BE AT LEAST 1/8 CHINESE DESCENT. ( STATE THE SOURCE OF YOUR CHINESE HERITAGE) i.e. maternal grandmother is 50% Chinese)

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Contact: ELENA FUJII, 7 Alameda Place, Salinas, CA 93901

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