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Lillian Gong-Guy Memorial Scholarship

The Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP) was founded in 1987 to promote and preserve the history and culture of the Chinese and Chinese Americans in Santa Clara County; additionally, we promote cultural and educational projects for the betterment of the community, including investing in the future of our youth.

Lillian Gong-Guy, Co-Founder CHCP

In tribute to our late co-founder, Lillian Gong-Guy, who dedicated her life to CHCP and many other community projects, we award the Lillian Gong-Guy Memorial Scholarship to Santa Clara County high school seniors of Chinese descent who demonstrate academic achievement, as well as involvement in their school and community. Scholarships are awarded to exemplary seniors based on academic achievement and a demonstration of community involvement and service. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $2,000.

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Be a Santa Clara County high school senior in the Class of 2024
  • Be of Chinese descent (includes Chinese in combination with additional ethnicities)
  • Reside in Santa Clara County, California - Applicant enrolled in CHCP's SDCAP (Student Docent Cultural Ambassador Program) may reside outside Santa Clara County
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Be college-bound and be able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited college prior to receiving the award
  • Supply 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Supply High School Transcripts

The deadline for submitting 2024 scholarship applications is: Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

CHCP uses Going Merry, an online scholarship search and application platform, for its application process.

Access Going Merry below:

If you have any questions, please contact scholarship@chcp.org.

2024 年的華裔高中畢業生可以到中華歷史文化協會申請 Lillian Gong-Guy 獎學金, 申請表格可以在 www.chcp.org/scholarship 下載, 表格必須有2024年3月20日或之前的郵戳。

2023 Scholarship Recipients

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Lisa Fung, Samantha Leong, Christina Chang, Anna Yang, Katie Lam, Adrienne Ferguson, Aaron Cheung, Jolina Wei Hor

(For details, view the news entry for 05/07/23 CHCP Student Recognition Day.)

Donations to Scholarship Fund

To make a tax-deductible donation to the Lillian Gong-Guy Memorial Scholarship Fund, please go to our Donation page. Thank you for your generosity and support.

Museum Address:

History Park
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112

In Ng Shing Gung Building

Mailing Address:

PO Box 5366
San Jose, CA 95150-5366

Email: info@chcp.org

Chinese Historical & Cultural Project

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