The JET Alumni Association of Northern California recently awarded its annual scholarship to KaiShan Li, a graduate of George Washington High School in San Francisco.
It was apparent early on during the selection process that KaiShan was a standout candidate. In addition to her strong academic record and extracurricular activities, the selection committee members were all impressed by her outstanding essay, which conveyed KaiShan’s intellect and thoughtfulness.
KaiShan will be attending the University of California at Los Angeles this fall. She is considering a major in psychology or economics with a possible minor is theater management.
The JETAANC scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate an interest in Japanese language and culture. Applicants are evaluated on academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, personal essays, and letters of recommendation.