Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars: Scholarship for High School Seniors Entering College

I. Scholarship Details:

Scholarships are for high school seniors entering college in the fall.

To apply, from the Student & Parents Tab, click the login button to set up an account and create your profile. Once you create a profile, you can match to and apply for our scholarship and other scholarships as well.

Award Amount:

A. Seven Four-Years Scholarships for $1,000 per year. (Total is $4000)
B. Two Four-Years New Immigrant Scholarships for $1,000 per year. (Total is $4000)

Application Method: Complete all required sections of online scholarship application and submit one letter of recommendation.

Distribution Method: A check will be sent directly to the college or university to assist the award recipient with tuition expenses.

Scholarships will open for application April 13, 2015 and close on May 17, 2015.

Scholarship focus: Merit (Academic) Scholarship

II. Selection Criteria To Be Considered:

  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Evidence of student’s outstanding academic performance.  Must have a 3.5 or higher GPA.
  • Extracurricular/Community Service: Should have participated in school clubs or community.
  • Leadership: Show leadership either in their extra curricular activities or in winning awards.
  • One letter of recommendation: Must provide letter of recommendation from someone who has personal knowledge of the student such as a teacher or student advisor.
  • Personal statements describing the students goals and aspirations and unusual circumstances.
  • Financial needs will be considered based on FAFSA EFC and college financial aid award letter.

If you have any questions on the scholarship application, please contact us at:

[email protected] or 718-710-1132.

Thanks to Tina Lee, President of Chinese Dollars for Scholars, for the information!

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with the Asia Society!

Kick off your weekend and celebrate the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a night at the museum — along with dancing, live music, street food, and more. Join us on Friday, May 1 from 6:00-9:00 pm at Asia Society headquarters on Park Avenue and 70th Street for festivities including:

For more information, click here.

From the Manhattan Family Justice Center: Register Now for Core Trainings!

The Manhattan Family Justice Center is happy to announce the following core trainings. Our training program provides professional development for service providers, community leaders, and city agencies on relevant topics regarding intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse. Please feel free to share widely.  All trainings are free and located at the MFJC: 80 Centre Street, 5th Floor Training Room.

Register Now!

DV Dialogue: Tuesday, 5/26 2-5 pm
Facilitated by FJC admin staff

Risk Assessment & Safety Planning: Wednesday, 5/27 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by Safe Horizon

Criminal Justice Responses to DV: Thursday, 5/28 2-4 pm
Facilitated by the Manhattan DA’s Office and NYPD

Housing Options for Survivors: Monday, 6/1 2-5 pm
Facilitated by New Destiny Housing

Cultural Conversations – Focus on Language Access: Tuesday, 6/2 2-5 pm
Facilitated by Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs & FJC Partner Staff

Family & Matrimonial Law: Thursday, 6/4 2-4 pm
Facilitated by Sanctuary for Families

Immigration Law, Options & Remedies: Friday, 6/5 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by NY Legal Assistance Group

Self-Sufficiency & Economic Empowerment: Tuesday, 6/9 10 am – 1 pm
Facilitated by FJC Staff

Sex Trafficking: Tuesday, 6/9: 2-5 pm
Facilitated by Center for Court Innovation & NY Asian Women’s Center

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.


Sarah Flatto
Director, Programs & Outreach
NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan
80 Centre St. 5th Floor New York, NY 10013
Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

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