College Students

TAITA College Student Leadership Scholarship

In this highly competitive world, the key to success starts with a strong, educational foundation.  These days, having a college education is one of the fundamental stepping stones required to prepare oneself to launch a successful career.  Today’s students are not only challenged with competitive academic requirements to enter a good university but are facing ever-increasing financial burdens to obtain their degrees. Family may also face financial challenges due to the pandemic.

TAITA realizes that there are many young minds that can truly benefit society yet do not have the financial means to continue into higher education.  TAITA is pleased to announce the 2023 TAITA College Student Leadership Scholarship which will be awarded to three(3) scholarship recipients.  All students who are aspiring to make positive contributions to society are encouraged to apply, especially to those who come from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.

This Scholarship Program aims to provide merit scholarships to incumbent undergraduate college students who are financially disadvantaged in the greater Northern California area.

Eligibility

  1. a) Incumbent undergraduate college students, or students applying to seminary, who are U.S. citizens, have permanent residency or are on a student visa.
  2. b) Recommended by ONE TAITA board director or advisor, or two TAITA members, if the applicant doesn’t know any TAITA board director or advisor may send a request to info@taita.org to ask for a recommendation, TAITA will arrange a board director or advisor to talk with the applicant
  3. c) Students demonstrating a desire to learn and continue their education but are in a financially disadvantaged situation as its priority

Three college recipients will be awarded $2,000 each. The application deadline is August 15, 2023.  Please visit www.taita.org to download an application form and additional information.

Application Process

Provide the following:

  1. A completed application form (enclosed with this packet)
  2. A one-page written biography (typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman, font size 12)
  3. A typed essay using ONE of the following themes: “My Dream” or “How I Contribute to My Community”. (Approximately 1000 words)
  4. One letter of recommendation on official letterhead, signed over the seal of the envelope by a faculty member, teacher, counselor, community leader, or supervisor
  5. For an official copy of the most recent transcript, the selection committee will contact finalists for an interview.

Note: a copy of the parent’s or guardian’s most recent IRS-1040 filing may be requested if selected.

Deadline

The completed application packet should be postmarked no later than August 15, 2023.  Please email to info@taita.org AND mail the application packet to

TAITA Scholarship Committee/P. O. Box 2174, Sunnyvale, CA

Submit applications with first-class mail; do not send registered mail or mail requiring signatures.

Recipients of Scholarship

Award winners will be required to be present at the 2023 TAITA Annual Banquet that will be held in Silicon Valley in fall 2023 to receive the certificate of scholarship and an award check, 2023 TAITA annual conference date and place to be determined soon.

Application Checklist

  • Application Form with one TAITA board director or advisor, or two TAITA member’s signature
  • A one-page biography (typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman, font size 12, one-inch margin on all 4 borders)
  • A typed essay using ONE of the following themes: “My Dream” or “How I Contribute to My Community”. (Approximately 1000 words)
  • One letter of recommendation on official letterhead, signed over the seal of the envelope by a faculty member, teacher, counselor, community leader, or supervisor
  • An official copy of the most recent transcript
  • Any supplemental items you would like us to consider (optional)

    TAITA College Student Leadership Scholarship Application Forms

    College Student Leader ship scholar ship Application

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    College Student Leader ship scholar ship Application

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