Asian American Studies


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Annual Awards

Dear AAS Minors & Majors:

It's that time of the year again! The Asian American Studies Department will be honoring students with our annual awards again this year. This year the awards will be presented to students at the Department's 25th Anniversary Event on April 23rd.

If you are interested, click here to view the application and instructions!


The honors (non-monetary awards) and scholarships (monetary awards) are described below. 

The following are the award categories (please see the attachments for more details):


  • Promising Freshman/ Sophomore Award*
  • Promising Transfer Award 
  • Promising Future Teacher Award
  • Community Builder Award


  • Academic Achievement Award
  • Donna Kawamoto Special Achievement Award 
  • Enrique de la Cruz Social Justice Award 
  • Kenyon Chan Outstanding Leadership Award

Please read the instructions carefully.   All materials must be completed and emailed as an attachment (Microsoft Word Doc or PDF) to Professor Teresa Williams-Leon at and Professor Eunai Shrake at by Friday, February 26, 2016, at 5 pm. Please include in the email subject line: “AAS Awards Application – [First & Last Name].”