Yee Fung Toy Society of Vancouver
Scholarship Application



How to Apply for Scholarship Awards

Award Objectives

  • To nurture developing minds of young men and women who demonstrate academic, technical or artistic excellence, and to encourage them to further their education.
  • To support their efforts at continual improvement in academic and extracurricular activities year by year.
  • To encourage their involvement in activities and programs sponsored by the Yee Fung Toy Society of Vancouver.

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be members in good standing of the Society.
  • Parents of applicants under the age of 19 must also be members of the Society.
  • Scholarship winners must accept awards in person at an award ceremony at the annual Spring Banquet of the Society (Spring Banquet date: Sunday, March 18, 2018 @ Floata Seafood Restaurant).
  • An applicant must meet ONE of the following criteria:
  • Has completed grade 4 or higher, and is continuing elementary or secondary school education.
  • Has graduated from secondary school or completed an academic year full time at a post secondary institution, and has been accepted for another academic year full time at a post secondary institution.

Documentation

Please provide a copy of school report for the academic year just ended and copies of awards or letters of recognition received during the academic year for:

  • Academic excellence in specific subjects.
  • Voluntary service to school, church, or community.
  • Artistic, literary, musical, or technical achievement.

Essay Question

Select an essay that you have written during the school year, and email a copy to vancouver.yee @ gmail.com. It is important you send it by email as a way to notify us of your application. If we do not receive this essay by email, we will not be able to process your application. Select one of the following topics:

  • 1. A family member whom you know (or knew) well and who made a profound impact on you.
  • 2. An adult friend whom you know (or knew) well and who made a profound impact on you.
  • 3. An essay you had completed for a course assignment.        

An essay must contain a topic and the date you wrote it. If you wrote it for a course assignment, tell us the name of the course and the grade you received for the essay in your email. All essays submitted will be eligible for an Outstanding Essay Award and count towards your scholarship application and may affect your award amount. You should select an essay that best demonstrates your written communication skills.

Award Types

  • Regular Academic Scholarship Award.
  • Outstanding skills or talents in a technical or artistic field such as science, computer or technical studies, music, dance, sports, or literature, in addition to qualifying for a regular academic award.
  • Outstanding essay, in addition to qualifying for a regular academic award. Both a Senior Award and a Junior Award are available.

Application Form

1. If you have applied in the previous year, fill out and submit an online form here.

2. If this is your first time applying for this award, download a copy of the form in PDF format here. Hard copies of the application form can also be picked up from the Society offices. Do not use this form if you have applied before. Fill out the Scholarship Application form and forward it with supporting documentation and a recent photograph (passport size) to:

The Scholarship Committee,
Yee Fung Toy Society of Vancouver,
226 East Georgia Street,
Vancouver, V6A 1Z7.

Applications will be accepted starting October 1 and must be received at the offices of the Society by December 31.

In evaluating your application, points will be deducted for not following the above rules and guidelines, and may affect the amount of your award.



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