罗德岛州华人协会将为本届优秀华人高中毕业生发放奖学金

posted Oct 10, 2014, 3:41 AM by RI Chinese   [ updated Oct 10, 2014, 3:41 AM ]

罗德岛州华人协会将为本届优秀华人高中毕业生发放奖学金。具体事项请看以下通知:

2015 RIACA Scholarship for the senior high school students in the State of Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts who will attend the college next year is accepting the applications. Here is the information:

RIACA Scholarship
Rhode Island Association of Chinese Americans

In order to promote academic excellence and promote understanding of Chinese culture and Chinese heritage among Chinese youngsters, Rhode Island Association of Chinese Americans (RIACA) is proud to announce the “2015 RIACA Scholarship”. This scholarship will be awarded to a few high school senior students in RI and southern MA who show excellence in academic records, community services, and contributions to local community. In particular, priority is given to students who show great interest in Chinese culture and heritage, and provide services to the local Chinese community. Up to $3,000 will be awarded to each “RIACA Scholarship” recipient in the spring of 2015 through a competitive application process.

1. Who are eligible for the “RIACA Scholarship”?

High school senior students who belong to Chinese ethnic group and students with Chinese heritage. At the time of application, an applicant must be a legal RI resident or a legal MA resident with RIACA membership.

2. How many awards and what amount of each scholarship will be given?

For the year of 2015, we anticipate about 5 or 6 scholarships will be awarded. The actual number will depend on the number of applications and the availability of the fund. Each award recipient is expected to receive up to $3,000 scholarship.

3. What is the procedure for winning the scholarship?

Each applicant should submit an application package before the application deadline (Nov. 30, 2014). The application package should include: official transcripts and SAT/ACT score report, an essay stating why you deserve this scholarship, 1 teachers’ recommendation letter, 1 endorsement from a RIACA member, and a brief resume.

Evaluation criteria:

• Academic excellence
• Extra curriculum activities and leadership skills
• Essay
• Teachers’ recommendation letter
• Community services
• Interview
• Participation in RIACA social activities
• Participation in Chinese language school, Chinese culture club, or similar activities
• Special talents: awards or recognitions locally, nationally, or internationally

“Outside-Box”: This is a special category for those students, who show extreme talents or extremely high achievements that have broader impact in the community but not necessary ranked on top in terms of average scores above.

4. When should I apply for the scholarship?

Sept. 20, 2014: Application form and other materials become available online.
Sept. 21, 2014: Start to accept applications
Nov. 30, 2014: Application deadline
Dec. 13, 2014: Interview
Dec. 15, 2014: Award announcement
April, 2015: Award ceremony

5. Contact Information:

• Email: scholarship@RIACA.us
• Website: www.RIACA.us
• Post Mail Address: RIACA Office 48 Blackstone Ave. Pawtucket, RI 02860
• Telephone: (401) 722 6433



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