The Scholarship America Dream Award is now open for application through October 15, 2017!

The Scholarship America Dream Award is designed to help students currently enrolled in postsecondary education programs (4-year, 2-year or certificate programs) pay for their second year and beyond.

Award amounts range between $5,000 and $15,000, depending on need, and increase by $1,000 each year, helping recipients finish degree or certificate programs with less debt. With support from the World Journal, there is an award designated specifically for Chinese American students.

Check out the award criteria today; if you're eligible, apply now! Applications are open through October 15, 2017-good luck!

Apply  for the Dream Award! 
 
 
 

Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship recipients! At our awards dinner on June 9th, guest speaker Dr David Ho shared insights on leadership with award recipients and guests. Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars presented Dr Ho with our Visionary Leadership Award for his contributions to humanity and the field of medicine through his AIDS research. Dr David Ho was awarded the Presidential Citizens medal by President Bill Clinton. When Time selected him Man of the Year, the magazine acknowledged that "Ho is not, to be sure, a household name. But some people make headlines while others make history."

 

 

 

 
 
Wonton Foods Scholars
Emily Cheng,  Princeton University
Ivy Leung, New York University
Dong Yun Wu, CUNY Hunter College
Jackie Zheng, Yale University
Mei Lin Zheng,Dartmouth College
 
New York Life Scholars
Muwen Huang, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Stephanie Tan, University of Pennsylvania
 
Merit Scholars
Sheryl Chen, University of Pennsylvania - Salina Mai Memorial Scholarship
Samantha Kao, University of Michigan
Forrest Fan, Dartmouth College
Elizabeth Raynor, Bucknell University
Michelle Wong, SUNY Stonybrook University
Katherine Yang, Dartmouth College
 

 

NEW Wonton Foods Achievement Scholarship

High school seniors of Chinese descent whose parents or legal guardians currently work in the Asian restaurant business in the United States are eligible to apply.

Five scholarships will be awarded for a total of 20,000 per scholarship (4 year scholarships for 5,000 per year).

 

Thank you to all the artists and supporters of the Womens' Calligraphy Exhibition in New York

It's our pleasure to invite you to a calligraphy exhibition. Over 50 works donated by the Taiwan Women's Calligraphy Association will be auctioned benefitting scholarships for college students in need through the Scholarship America Dream Award-World Journal Award. The exhibition will be 10am-5pm from 4/7-4/14 at World Journal's 3rd fl art gallery 141-07 20th Ave, Whitestone, NY 11357.  Look forward to again being a bridge connecting artists and art lovers and philanthropists and scholars!

 

 

 

Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars 2016 scholarships were awarded on June 24th. This year our guest speaker at the awards dinner was renowned forensic scientist Dr Henry C. Lee, who encouraged students to dream and work hard to realize their dreams.

 

 

Merit Scholars

Mabel Luo, New York University-Need Based Scholarship

Andrew Huang, University of Pennsylvania -New York Life Scholarship

Yifan He, Dartmouth University - Salina Mai Scholarship 

Christopher Liu, Emory University

Huishen Jason Lu, Yale University

Serena Lu, Princeton University

Grace Shen, Duke University

 

New Immigrant Scholars

Lan Hua Weng-City College

Shiying Liang-SUNY Albany

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOLAR JORDAN TUNG ON THE PUBLICATION OF HIS FIRST BOOK! Jordan spoke at our annual Education Expo on September 25th. 

 

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A Message from 2009 Chinese Dollars for Scholars recipient Jordan Tung (Harvard University '13)

 

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Despite our best efforts to lower the costs of our services, we understand that the price levels may still be out of reach for some families. We firmly believe in the benefits of college admissions consulting in today's cut throat admission process and we want to help if money is an issue. As such, if your total household income level is below $27,000, please fill out the contact information under the Giving Back section of our website (www.EmpiricEdge.com)- we will pick one family every two months and gift them five hours of personal consulting service with a Head Consultant ($600 in value).

 

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世界日報

哈佛華裔校友分享進名校要訣

名校錄取率逐年降低,許多學生憂心如何寫出一篇出色的申請作文。世界日報於25日(周日)在法拉盛舉辦麥當勞教育博覽會,主題之一是邀請今年剛出 版新書「58篇成功申請哈佛作文」的哈佛大學校友董志剛(Jordan Tung),主講「進名校的三大要件」。

長島北大頸高中畢業的董志剛,2009年進入哈佛,主修應用數學、經濟,副修電腦。高中時他發現,身邊申請名校的同學,成績都差不多,真正有助突出 的是申請的作文。但輔導老師要照顧太多學生,父母移民自香港,也沒有在美申請大學的經驗。他常在圖書館研究,寫完後也問了許多人意見,結果花的時間遠超出 自己想像。他也曾幫許多亞裔學生修改作文,大學時便想寫一本書分享經驗。他訪問同學,請他們提供申請作文,最後累積了約400篇,篩選出主題多樣、內容不 重複的58篇。

該書英文書名為「58 Successful Harvard Admissions Essays: The Must Have Resource to Get into the College of Your Dreams. Unedited, Recent, Effective」。他認為最好的文章是從一個重要事件、成就,反映自己的個性。比如有位女孩回憶童年時爺爺常撥橘子給她吃,順便說自己移民的故事,影 響了她後來的努力。有些是關於個人失敗經驗,有人談家庭,有人談臉書,有些語氣有趣,有些則是架構特別。

董志剛認為學校想找的不是考試滿分,而是不同個性、能自我激勵者。這本書展現了哪些作文真的奏效,被名校錄取。最特別處是跟上時代,收錄的都是最近 四年成功的作文,不像某些書收錄的作文曾刻意被改寫。他目前也正編寫第二本有關申請大學的書。25日他將介紹「如何有優先順序、整合資源」;實戰分析如何 寫好一篇申請作文;真實個案如何讓自己脫穎而出。

 

 

 

Congratulations to the award winners and best wishes to the Class of 2015!

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, June 26th at the Sheraton Laguardia East Hotel ballroom.

Merit Scholars

Tsun Wai Yeung, University of Pennsylvania - New York Life Scholar

Lydia Chen, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business - Salina Mai memorial scholarship

Christine An, Princeton University

Clarissa Tan, University of Connecticut Storrs

Fiona Wu, University of Buffalo

Mengjie Zhu, University of California, Berkeley

 

New Immigrant Scholars

Shu Juan Huang, CUNY Baruch College

Hong Bin Xu, Manhattan College

Xingfang Zhao, SUNY Binghamton University

 

2014 Scholarship Awards

On July 12th, Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars announced our new class of scholarship recipients at an awards dinner at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel. We also congratulated this year's graduating scholars.  Both groups of students were presented certificates of Special Congressional Recognition from US Congresswoman Grace Meng. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception featuring artwork donated by Chinese American artists (online auction coming soon) and were entertained with violin music by a pair of incredibly talented elementary school children.

 

2014 Scholarship Award Winners

Merit Scholars 
Bethany Chan, Georgetown University-Salina Mai Memorial Scholarship
Grace Chow, University of Nortre Dame
Cindy Lu, Stanford University-New York Life Scholar Award
Katherine Lin, Yale University
Jessica Wang, Dartmouth University
Christopher Yao, University of Pennsylvania
Dennis Zhang, Harvard University
 
 
New Immigrant Scholar
Xulan Deng, Clarkson University
 
 
Congratulations to all our scholarship recipients and best wishes to all!

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to World Journal, Wonton Foods and New York Life.
 
 
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Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars

141-07 20th Ave, Ste 602

Whitestone, NY 11357