Dickson Hee Scholarship
The Board of Directors of the Chinatown Health Clinic Foundation is proud to announce a scholarship program in honor of Mr. Dickson Hee, former Chair of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center.
He received an MS in Biology from New York University, and MPH in Health Administration and MBA in Finance from Columbia University. He worked as a research scientist at New York University and a health care consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton and Kidder, Peabody & Co. He was also President of Hong Hop Noodle, a family owned business located in Manhattan’s Chinatown.
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide professional development opportunities for frontline health care workers as well as paraprofessional and support staff at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. These employees generally have a Bachelor’s degree or less, receive limited formal training, earn less than $40,000 per year, and have few educational and career advancement opportunities. Some examples of job titles held by eligible employees include but are not limited to: patient service representatives, care managers, social work assistants, medical assistants, outreach workers, health educators, administrative assistants, family health workers, billing clerks, and facilities assistants.
Recipients will receive a one time scholarship of up to $1,000 to participate in a training activity or program to help employees improve their skills and competencies, and move up the career ladder. Some examples of training programs that the scholarship could support include:
Completed applications must be received by March 1st of each year and should be sent to:
Print out the application form.