Submission deadline has been extended to Friday, September 23, 2016.
This is the 33rd year that Association of Chinese Americans (ACA) has offered scholarships to local high school students. Also participating in this scholarship program is the Detroit Chinese Engineers Association (DCEA).
For the Class of 2017, we will offer a total of eight scholarships to students, who are interested in serving the Chinese American community, or are Chinese American, or are of Chinese ancestry. Seven of the scholarships require the students to have a 3.8 GPA or better on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent; and to meet the additional criteria listed below:
- Three ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE AMERICANS SCHOLARSHIPS
One Best All-Around scholarship, One Leadership Scholarship, and One Community Service Scholarship
- One MABEL PENG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Has the best academic record and test scores and demonstrated leadership in extracurrlicular and/or
- One ACACIA 168 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP
Stated interest and knowledge of environmental subjects
- Two DETROIT CHINESE ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS (for Engineering)
Demonstrated leadership in extracurricular and/or community activities
Stated intent for Engineering major
- One MR. & MRS. P.L. SIAK SCHOLARSHIP
The student should preferably have a 3.5 GPA on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent (exceptions may be granted on
a case-by case basis) and have overcome major difficulties in life, such as a physical disability, or constraints,
or major illness for an extended period of time.
Click here to fill the online application form.
Attn: High School Achievement Awards Program
Association of Chinese Americans
32585 Concord Drive
Madison Heights, MI 48071
The submission deadline has been extended. All scholarship applications and transcripts must be submitted to ACA by Friday, September 23, 2016.
The student will be required to submit an essay and interview with the High School Achievement Awards Committee. The essay form will be sent under separate cover to the student. Each nominee will be required to express their college plans, career goals, and interest in serving the Asian American communty in a 15-minute interview with the High School Achievements Awards Committee on October 9, 2016. Each finalist will receive a certificate, and the scholarship recipients will each receive a scholarship award between $500 and $1,000. The decision of the Committee is final.
High School Achievement Awards Committee