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Scholarship Program

QARI is pleased to announce that we will award 4-8 one-time scholarships to graduating seniors who have demonstrated outstanding service to their community. ALSO, we are now offering a scholarship to students who first enrolled in school in the United States as an ELL student in the 9th grade or later. Scholarship awards are anticipated to be between $700 and $1,000 (subject to available funding). Our scholarship awards are supported through extensive fundraising efforts.


Criteria for Eligibility (applicant must meet all of these requirements) :

  1. Be a graduating senior from a Quincy school, have performed service in a Quincy-based organization OR be a Quincy resident (one of three).
  2. Enrolling in a university/college or a vocational training program in the summer/fall following graduation.
  3. Have completed and documented at least 50 hours of community service in the past 12 months, some of which focused on serving the Asian community.
  4. Students may apply for both the community service and the recent immigrant categories, but will only receive one award.

Selection Criteria – In order of importance:

  1. Essay
  2. Community Service Quality (service recommendation letter and resume)
  3. Community Service Quantity
  4. Initiative and Leadership
  5. Academic Performance
  6. Academic Recommendation Letter
  7. Copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report (FSAR)

Application Procedure:

Please carefully read the description: 2016 Scholarship Description

Download and fill out the application: 2016 Scholarship Application

The completed application must be mailed or hand delivered to only one of two offices:

  1. Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    1509 Hancock Street, Suite 209
    Quincy, MA 02169
  2. Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    275 Hancock Street, Suite 205
    Quincy, MA 02169

Deadline: Received on or before 5pm, April 1st, 2016

Announcement of Awards: April 2016.

Award recipients are asked to attend the Quincy Asian Community Banquet on Friday, May 20th to be recognized for their award. 

Please contact Peter Tam for any questions you may have about this scholarship at (617) 472-4834 or

Click here to meet the 2015 Scholarship Winners

If you are interested in contributing to the scholarship program, please send a check made out to:
Quincy Asian Resources
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1509 Hancock St. Suite 209
Quincy, MA 02169

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