Terms & Conditions

Winner Notification

Scholarship winners ONLY will be notified by March 31, 2017. They must sign and return a Scholarship Acknowledgment and Publicity Release form by June 15, 2017.

Description of Awards

Five non-renewable scholarships of $500 each will be awarded. Awards are to be used for institution costs at a full-time, post-secondary, undergraduate college or university. If fewer than five scholarships are awarded due to the qualifications of the applicants, the fund will be credited to the next year.

If you are selected as a recipient, the Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors will mail a check to you on or about August 15th of the scholarship year. Checks are made payable jointly to you and to the institution you have selected to attend. The check must be endorsed by you and the institution.

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be postmarked on or before January 31, 2017. The Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible applications. In order to confirm receipt of your application, you must enclose a self-addressed, stamped postcard with your application. All applications become property of the sponsor and will not be returned. By submitting an application, applicants agree to provide other information and documentation as may be reasonably requested by the judges or Sponsor.

Additional Terms

Taxes on the awards are the sole responsibility of the recipients. By participating, entrants agree: a) to the Official Rules and decisions of the Committee, which shall be final in all respects; b) where legal, to the use of their names and/or likeness for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes without written consent or compensation; and c) to release, discharge, and hold harmless against the Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors from damages or claims arising out of their participation in this program.

All rights, title, and interests, including copyrights of essays submitted, belong to Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors. Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors reserve the right to edit, adjust, modify, condense, publish, and/or excerpt essays.

Scholarship Restrictions

No substitutions or transfers are permitted. Limit one scholarship per household. Recipients may receive an award only once. Scholarships are to be used to cover institution costs and fees. In the event, the institution costs and fees are less than the scholarship amount, the balance of the scholarship may be utilized for other education costs such as materials, books, and on- and off- campus housing. Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsor reserves the right to interpret these rules and to make decisions concerning the award, acceptance, and use of the scholarships in situations not covered by these rules.


In the event that the recipient does not enroll in a two or four-year accredited institution by the fall term of the school year in which the scholarship was awarded, the scholarship will be forfeited and if possible, awarded to an alternate recipient. No obligation or liability is assumed by the Chen-Pai Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee or its Sponsors in connection with the scholarships.