City Treasurer's Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Essay Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin is proud to announce the 2022 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Essay Contest. This scholarship recognizes two (2) seniors in high school who have displayed outstanding academic achievement or community involvement and writes a thoughtful and impactful essay (600 – 1,200 words) on a topic related to Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Participating students must also provide a description of their college plans. The first place winner will receive a $1,500 award, and the second place winner will receive a $1,000 award, respectively.
Website: Chicago City Treasurer
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CPS senior (class of 2022)
- Must be a Chicago resident
- NO GPA REQUIREMENT
- Plan to enroll in an accredited two or four-year institution of higher education or educational institution in the fall of 2022
- Strong community service/civic engagement suggested (students should be able to prove their required service learning hours as reflected on their transcript)
- College or university acceptance letter (provide a copy of your application if not yet accepted)
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Essay Question (600 – 1,200 words max): “Tell us about an Asian American leader in the Finance or Investments industry who has paved the way or is paving the way for future leaders. How has this person made an impact in your community?”
Open to DREAMers: Yes