The Phoenix Chinese Week committee was established in 1991. Our mission is to provide programs and activities to promote a better understanding of the Chinese Culture, Arts and Language and to educate our youth. One means of accomplishing this is to grant scholarships to students who wish to pursue additional higher levels of education.
If you are a graduating high school senior who meets the following eligibility criteria, we encourage you to apply for one of our scholarships.
- Must be a high school senior enrolled as a full time student in an accredited valley high school.
- Applicant must have at least a B grade point average.
- Applicant must be actively involved in the Chinese community.
- Applicant must be an Arizona resident.
Three scholarships are awarded at $750 each.
- A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. (send latest transcript)
- Active involvement in the Chinese Community and demonstration of strong leadership skills in school activities and extracurricular activities.
- List all awards and honors received.
- Letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
- Written essay on goals and aspirations (not to exceed 250 words).The applications are reviewed by an impartial or independent committee. The committee will select the scholarship winners with the following guidelines.
Application and information download links listed below. Application may also be obtained through the guidance center at various high schools in the valley.
Completed application form must be postmarked on or before January 23, 2017
Scholarship recipients will be requested to attend our annual Chinese New Year Banquet to receive the scholarship award.
For scholarship questions, please contact Miss Lucy Yuen at the contact information provided in the application form.
Congratulations to PCW 2015 Scholarship Recipients:
Valentine Kentjana | Mesquite High School
Naomi Chien | Dobson High School
Paul Tang | Horizon High School
Sammi Tam | Hamilton High School.
2014 Scholarship Recipients
Lindsay Wong | Desert Mountain High School
Hayden Ong | Horizon High School
Andrew Hom | Mountain Ridge High School
Jessica Liu | Hamilton High School
2013 Scholarship Recipients
Angela Zhang | Mountain View High School
Austen Yueh | Desert Mountain High School
Crystal Li | Corona del Sol High School
Jason Chen | Ironwood High School