Eligibility: Applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10 or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a leader in school and their community and serve as a role model for underclassmen.
Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation Scholarship $1,000-$3,000
Sponsor: Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, plan to attend an accredited U.S. four year college or university as a full-time student for the entire academic year and have a B GPA. Applicants must have studied for at least five years one or more of the Chinese martial arts including Kung Fu, Wu Shu or Tai Chi. Selection is based on achievement in academics and martial arts, recommendations, work experience, educational and career goals and leadership in school and community activities.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an essay, official transcripts covering the previous two years, a recommendation letter from current or most recent Sifu and a recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor or advisor are required.