Asian Services In Action (ASIA) is accepting applications for the 2011 Dr. James K.C. Juan Community Fellows Program. This fellowship provides three- to four- month summer stipend to college bound or presently college enrolled Asian American student to work with Asian Services In Action, a comprehensive health and social services organization in Cleveland, Ohio.
The purpose of the fellowship is to foster and support the next generation of Asian American leaders who are committed to the betterment of the community. The fellow will have an opportunity work on various programs and projects in coordination with ASIA’s staff, board and volunteers. The Program will evaluate candidates who have demonstrated scholastic achievement, shown concern for the community, and who best represents Dr. Juan’s legacy and his contributions to education.
The stipend for the fellowship is $1,000/month and requires the fellow to participate full-time (The monthly stipend will be reduced commensurately for any planned time off or absences; preferred time frame for fellowship June 15 through August 15). The fellowship will provide an individual with an opportunity to experience firsthand community work and its importance.
The Dr. James K.C. Juan Community Fellowship Program was established for Dr. Juan’s 90th birthday by friends and family to honor his lifelong dedication to education.
A completed application form and a letter of reference must be received (not postmarked) by Asian Services In Action by May 6, 2011. Applications will be reviewed, finalists will be interviewed and the winner will be named by early June.