2014 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship

A reminder, the Asian American / Asian Research Institute is currently accepting applications for the 2014 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship from all currently enrolled CUNY undergraduate students.

Dear AAARI Subscriber,

The CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship is funded by an endowment established 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 the Asian American / Asian Research Institute, and leadership in the Asian American community. The Scholarship awards $1,000 to an individual qualified undergraduate student that is 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.

The 2014 CUNY Thomas Tam recipient will be honored at AAARI's 13th annual gala in October.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2008: Olivia Lin (Hunter College)
  • 2009: Erick Pindeo (BMCC)
  • 2010: Zhong Yang (Baruch College)
  • 2011: Sahar Khan (City College of New York)
  • 2012: Sun Mei Liu (Brooklyn College)
  • 2013: Kamelia Kilawan (Baruch College)

For full application guidelines and to view past winning projects, please visit www.aaari.info/tomtamscholar.htm

For updates on all of AAARI's upcoming events and to view videos of past programs, please visit www.aaari.info

Thank you for assisting AAARI to share this great opportunity with the CUNY student community, and have a great weekend!


Antony Wong
Program Coordinator
Asian American / Asian Research Institute
City University of New York