KONG CHOW BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES, A NON-PROFIT CHARITABLE CORPORATION

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Updated on June 16, 2014

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Date:  Saturday July 19, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM

Place:  Granada Park, Alhambra.

Cost: Members Free

          Non-members $5 per person

 

Thanksgiving Dinner & Primary Ballot Counting

Voting ballots will be mailed to

Members in October 2011

Ballots counting

  On November 6, 2011

At 12:00 noon at the Association

New Building 54th Anniversary

New Building 54th Anniversary

Association 125th Anniversary Celebration

Date: 8/30/2014

Time: 6:00 PM

Place: Empress Harbor Village Restaurant, MP

Date: 11-9-2014

Time: 5:00  PM

Place: Association Bldg.

Voting ballots will be mailed to

Members in October 2014

Ballots counting

  On November 9, 2014

At 12:00 noon at the Association

Accepting 2014 Scholastic Awards

& Scholarships Applications

2014

$1,500 ACADEMIC

SCHOLARSHIP

Kong Chow Benevolent Association of Southern California will award eleven (11) $1,500.00 scholarships to the sons and daughters of its members.  The scholarships are for college students studying for a Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree or a Doctorate's degree.  

All applicants must be full time students and have completed a year of study consisting of three quarters or two semesters of full time study and earned a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) or higher. 

Recipients who had received a Kong Chow scholarship last year are eligible to apply again in alternate year.

**All awards are given according to their achievements and written essay.  Minimum GPA does not guarantee an award.

Also, high achieving high school graduates entering college may be considered for the award with proof of their matriculation and scholastic records.  Applicant must be enrolled in school full time at an accredited college or university in order to qualify for the scholarship award.  After all verifications have been completed, the award will be presented to the applicant.

To be qualified for consideration, at least one parent (not grand-parents) of the applicants must meet the following criteria with Kong Chow Benevolent Association of Southern California:

· Have consecutive membership for the past two years, 2012 and 2013, with membership fees paid by the due date, March 31st, of the each year respectively, and

· Currently a member in good standing, with current membership fee paid by the due day, March 31st, 2014.

Required Documentation

 

High School Graduates who are entering college or college students must provide the following documents with their Kong Chow Benevolent Association Academic Scholarship Application:

· A completed Scholarship Application Form.

· Photocopy of High School Diploma and Grade Transcript of Scholastic Record; or Photocopy of    College Transcript of Scholastic Record (copy of downloaded record from school website is acceptable).

· Photocopy of 2014 Fall Quarter/Semester Letter of Admission for high school graduates entering college/university; or proof of readmission to college/university for college students who are reentering college/university.

· Records of Community and Extracurricular Activities

· Applicants will submit a brief essay based on the topic as stated on Page 7 of 8 of this application form.

     The best and most appropriate essay voted by the Scholarship Committee will receive a special prize in addition to the scholarship award.

     The Kong Chow Benevolent Association’s Scholarship Committee will award the Scholarship based primarily on the Applicant’s Scholastic Achievement and written essay.  Additional consideration will be given for Worthy Community and Extracurricular Activities. 

      All decisions of the Committee for the awards are final.  Successful recipients are requested to be present to accept awards.

      All applications with the required

documents must be sent to the following address and postmarked    on or before July 18, 2014:

Academic Scholarship Committee

Kong Chow Benevolent Association

931 N. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA  90012

 

2014

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Kong Chow Benevolent Association of Southern California will be offering Achievement Awards to the sons and daughters of its members who are graduating from Elementary School, Middle (Junior High) School and High School between January 2014 and June 2014.

To be qualified for consideration, at least one parent (not grand-parents) of the applicants must meet the following criteria with Kong Chow Benevolent Association of Southern California:

Have consecutive membership for the past two years, 2012 and 2013, with membership fees paid by the due date, March 31st, of each year respectively, and currently a member in good standing, with current membership fee paid by the due day, March 31st, 2014.  The awards are as follows:

Elementary School Graduates

         Will be awarded $150.

Middle (Junior High) School Graduates

         Will be awarded $225.

High School Graduates

         Will be awarded $300; however, applicants will not be awarded both a $300 Scholastic Achievement Award and a $1,500 College Scholarship together. 

Required Documentation

· A completed Scholarship Application Form.

· Elementary and Junior High School students must provide documentation of graduating or completion.

· High School students must provide photocopy of graduating diploma and transcript of their academic scholastic record (copy of downloaded record from school website is acceptable).

             The Kong Chow Benevolent Association’s Academic Scholarship Committee will award qualified applicants based on their academic achievements.

All applications with the required documents must be sent to the following address and postmarked on or before July 18, 2014:

Academic Scholarship Committee

Kong Chow Benevolent Association

931 N. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA  90012

 

 

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Date: 8/30/2014

Time: From 6:00 PM

Places: Association &

Empress Harbor Village

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Celebrated Parents’ Day

at 888 Seafood Restaurant

on June 8, 2014

Gala event begins on June 23, 2014.  Kong Chow Benevolent Associations of N. America will join with the celebration.          DETAILS

The winner of our $1,500 scholarship allocated to the Friends of the Chinatown Library is Miss Jiaxin Li who will attend California State University at Los Angeles majoring in nursing.  This is also the 29th year Kong Chow Benevolent supporting this meaningful educational award to provide the scholarship.                             .      DETAILS

Once  a year the Board of Director, advisors, the Operating Committee and the Kong Chow Choir get together to celebrate Parents’ Day, set between the official date of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.            DETAILS