CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship

Administered by the Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI), the CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship is funded by an endowment established in 2006 by the City University of New York in recognition of Dr. Thomas Tam’s contributions as a former member of the CUNY Board of Trustees, founding Executive Director of AAARI, and leadership in the Asian American community. The Scholarship awards annually $1,000 to an individual qualified undergraduate student currently enrolled at any of the twenty-one colleges within CUNY, Asian or non-Asian, who has demonstrated creativity in the communication of the concerns of the Asian American community in areas such as Health, Education and Culture.


Dr. Thomas Tam Teen Resource Center Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 by the Dr. Thomas Tam Memorial Scholarship Foundation in memory of Dr. Thomas Tam, a co-founder of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. The purpose of this scholarship is to further the mission of the Teen Resource Center (TRC) by providing financial support to eligible community youth. The scholarship will support the TRC’s goal to provide information and support to the Asian American adolescent population through health education, youth program and activities and referrals. Successful scholarship applicants should demonstrate that they are committed to promoting healthy choices and to fulfilling the needs of their community. This can be demonstrated through various leadership roles and service to the community.

Scholarship recipients will receive a one time scholarship of $500 for use at accredited universities or colleges within the US.


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