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TACC Address & Tel:
  7838 Wilkerson Court
  San Diego, CA 92111
  Tel: (858)560-8884
  Fax: (858)560-9276
   
TACC Hour:
  Mon: Closed
  Tue - Thu: 10am - 9pm
  Fri: 10am - 10pm
  Sat: 10am - 6pm
  Sun: 12pm - 6pm
   
   
   
 
   
 
 
 

1. High School Scholarship

 

Since 1997, Taiwanese American Foundation of San Diego (TAFSD) has been awarding every year three to six scholarships to college-bound high school seniors of San Diego County. There will be six $1,500 scholarships this year. Two of them are reserved for Taiwanese-American students.

The Scholarship Committee evaluates the applicants in terms of their academic achievements, service to the community, and leadership ability. Three of the six scholarships are reserved for qualified applicants with financial needs. The deadline for application is April 15, 2014 (post marked).

The award ceremony will take place at Taiwanese American Community Center on Taiwanese American Heritage Week opening ceremony (date to be notified).

2013 High School Scholarship Winners:
Tessa Adler of Point Loma High School
Ikram Aweys of Crawford High School
Jessica Hernandez of Kearny High Educational Complex
Melody Jung of Canyon Crest Academy
Ryan Lee of Bonita Vista High School
Eugene Yang of Crawford High School

Qualification and Requirements

  • High school seniors
  • GPA of 3.2 (non-weighted) or higher

(Candidates for the scholarship can either be nominated by school counselors or students can apply on their own. Applications by financially disadvantaged students are particularly encouraged.)

 

2. Taiwan Trip Award

 

TAFSD presents a Taiwan Trip Award to a student selected from the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair in March every other year. The Award winner will receive up to $2,000 for a sponsored trip to Taiwan. The Award offers the winner an excellent opportunity to learn the richness and diversity of the Taiwanese culture.


 

3. Mao-Chun Memorial Fund

 

TAFSD has recently established a memorial fund to provide assistance to children with cerebral palsy in the greater San Diego area. The “Mao-Chan memorial fund” will award $700 cash each year to one cerebral palsy suffering child under 14, or an organization engaged in the therapy, caring, or education of children with cerebral palsy. The deadline for application is April 15 th, 2014. The application form can be obtained from TACC or downloaded from the website: www.taiwanceter.com

2012 Mao-Chan Memorial Fund was awarded to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenneesee

 
4. Mother’s Day Special Award
 

In 2002, TAFSD established a “Kuan Chen Memorial Fund” and began to grant a $2000 cash award annually to a deserving special mother in the Greater San Diego area. The recipient of the Award will be honored at the 2007 Mother’s Day celebration. The selection criteria are as follows:

1)      Must be female who has children of her own or has played a mother’s role in a family.
2)      Must have such remarkable achievements as a mother that she is easily recognized as a role model for other mothers.
3)      Must be of Taiwanese descent.
4)      Must be a resident in Greater San Diego.
5)      Must have two letters of recommendation.

2013 Mother of the Year was awarded to Ms. Hui J. Chiu

 
5. Honor volunteers of Taiwanese American Community Center
 

The invaluable contribution from volunteers is the key factor for the success of TAF. Every year this committee honors volunteers at Taiwanese American Community Center.

 

 
Application Form
 
  • Please click HERE to download the Taiwanese American Honors & Awards application form, or
  • Contact Taiwanese American Community Center for application.
Taiwanese American Community Center
7838 Wilkerson Ct. Tel: (858)560-8884

San Diego, CA 92111

Fax: (858)560-9276
 
Contact Person
 
Dr. Charles Tu Honors and Awards Committee
Email: taiwancenter@gmail.com Taiwanese American Foundation of San Diego
   

The deadline for application is April 15 of every year. Students can contact Scholarship Counselor of each respective high school district or contact Taiwanese American Community Center at (858)560-8884.