Scholarship Application

Download Application form here. 

2012 北威獎學金申請辦法

Northern Westchester Chinese School (NWCS)

Scholarship Application for Year 2012 

Application Summary

  1. Complete application form (NWCS 12th Grade students only)
  2. Essay in Chinese.  Topic: “NWCS and me” (北威與我)
  3. Two recommendation letters with one letter recommendation from one of the NWCS teachers
  4. Photo of applicant
  5. Deadline:    December 8, 2012

Scholarship Committee

The committee consists of the NWCS Board Committee Chair of Parent and Student Affairs, 12th Grade Teacher, senior teachers, Academic Dean(s), Principal, and the chairperson of the Board, a minimum of five members.  The committee will review the applications, as well as interview the applicants.

Committee Review

The committee will score all applicants in each of the following criteria using a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.  The scores are then multiplied by the respective weighing factors to arrive at the final score.   The scholarship is then awarded to the applicant with the highest scores.   The cut off point will vary each year based on the overall quality of the applicants.   The total number of awardees should not exceed 3.  Exception to this cap will require board approval.  The awardees will receive from the School a certificate and a check ranging from $100.00 to $300.00.

Selection Criteria

    1. 35%: Chinese School academic average (9th, 10th, 11th in NWCS)
    2. 25%: Essay
    3. 20%: Interview: Chinese listening and conversation skills
    4. 10%: Leadership in NWCS: volunteer work, attendance, etc
    5. 10%: Other credentials

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Mrs. Cherry Kung, NWCS Board Committee Chair of Parent and Student Affairs.  She can be reached via email as “” or by phone at (914) 361-9887.