Since its beginning thousands of high school students across the nation have participated in the Alliance’s National Essay Contest. The essay contest is intended to foster creative thinking and self-expression and encourage an awareness of current local and world events. Top placing finishers receive cash scholarship towards their education endeavors.
This annual contest is open to any student enrolled in senior high school (grades 9-12). No entry fee required. Participants are to compose an essay in English not to exceed 500 words on a contemporary topic concerning the Chinese and Asian American communities. The essay topic is given at the time of the contest.
This year’s contest for the Los Angeles area will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, commencing at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at 12:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Lodge. Please fillout the online registration form below to register. Deadline is February 24, 2014. First come first serve limit by seating capacity at the lodge located at 415 Bamboo Lane in Chinatown.
Chinese American Citizens Alliance Los Angeles and Greater San Gabriel Valley Lodges are pleased to announce the 2013 regional High School Scholarships. Please follow the links below for application form and criteria.
Happy Lunar New Year!
As we continue to celebrate the turn of the New Year and enjoy the festivities that this time brings, it is also a time to give thanks to the company of family and friends around us and for our good health. However, there are also many of those within our own Asian Pacific Island American (APIA) community who are less fortunate…
For details and application, please visit our national website at http://www.cacanational.org/2013_Art_Contest