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2018 Scholarship    [ 2018 Chi Am Scholarship Application Flyer ]

                                      2018 Chi Am Scholarship Application is Going Merry!
                                                       Deadline is March 9, 2018

Chi Am Circle is happy to announce its 2018 Scholarship award program for Santa Clara County high school seniors of Asian descent is now open to applicants. In a departure from past years, students will access and complete the application entirely online through a service called Going Merry. The application can be accessed through www.goingmerry.com/browse/chi-am/awards/march-2018

Chi Am scholarship awards range in value from $1,000-$5,000. Scholarship recipients are selected based upon on a variety of factors including academic achievement, community service, financial need, and noteworthy extracurricular activities such as work, performing arts, and athletics. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a high school senior in the Class of 2018
  • Have a minimum 3.3 unweighted cumulative GPA in high school
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Reside and go to school in Santa Clara County, California or be the child or grandchild of a Chi Am
       member
  • Be of Asian descent as defined by California Department of Education,
       http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/dc/es/refaq.asp#q9
  • Be college-bound and be able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited two or four-year college
      (Exception: If you are a special needs student, as defined by Section 504 of the Education Code, you
       may attend vocational training.)
  • The application deadline is March 9, 2018. All scholarship recipients must attend the scholarship dinner to receive the award. The dinner will be held on May 17 at a central location in Santa Clara County. Please encourage high school seniors who meet the above requirements to apply and share this information widely with friends and family.

    If you have any questions, please email


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    Backpack for Kids  [ details ]

    Chi Am members will be filling backpacks and distributing them to school children in need.

    Chair: Teddy Sue


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    Community Service Project   [ details ]

    Chi Am members and selected local organizations combine efforts on giving/serving communities in need. Some community projects we are involved in include co-sponsoring Chinese New Year Celebration with Hakone Gardens, Relay for Live with Amerian Cancer Society, Friends of Children with Special Needs, LifeMoves, CHCP Summer Festivals, Fund raising for other worth noting non-profit organizations are some of the examples.

    Be sure not to miss this opportunity to serve your community. Learn more about this year's project.


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    Test Workbook Drive

    This committee collects and distributes lightly used SAT, SAT II and AP test prep books for the Santa Clara County high schools that have difficulty affording these books.
    Chair:
    Committee: Teddy Sue



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