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Dr. Oliver M. Lee Scholarship


Awards up to


2022-04-02 - Deadline for applications is on April 21, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

You do not have to be Chinese to apply to this scholarship.

This scholarship is available to three (3) Hawaii students pursuing a post­ secondary education. For 2022, three (3) scholarships are valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) each.

The Tsung Tsin Association of Honolulu, Hawaii is a IRS 501(c)(4) non profit organization with the mission to promote the exchange of knowledge among the Hakka peoples, develop a spirit of cooperation among the Hakka in Hawaii and throughout the world, and promote education, charity and benevolence.

This scholarship named for Dr. Oliver M. Lee, a TTA member for 40+ years and recently Chinese secretary from 2010 to 2017. Oliver's contributions to membership and management activities were always keyed to his Chinese background in reading, writing and speaking abilities plus his knowledge of the processes of the educational system. He continuously shared his knowledge by preparing and delivering multiple lectures on Chinese and Hakka history keyed to migrations to Hawaii, family names, Hakka dialect and Hakka leaders. The lectures are available to the public via

PROCEDURE: Submit the following by April 21, 2023

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • A short, 1-page essay
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from instructors and/or mentors (non-family)
  • A copy of your latest high school and/or college transcript