Every year, Asian American Studies faculty members honor students for their achievements and contributions to the department, campus, and community. To be considered for one of the departmental scholarships, applicants must:
1) Complete the AAS Student Awards Scholarship Application
2) Write one brief essay (500 words, see below for essay prompt)
3) Write a short bio (50-100 words)
4) Submit a 1-page resume (see below for suggested format)
5) Be available for the AAS graduation/student awards ceremony Friday, April 29, 2022
***The APPLICATION DEADLINE IS Friday, April 1 by 11:59 p.m.***
If you have any inquiries about the application, feel free to contact Professor Buenavista at email@example.com
If you are a student, please apply for one of the (monetary) scholarships by completing an application here: https://forms.gle/xPf5XoNqckwuXAro7
Donna Kawamoto Special Achievement Award:
The student who receives this award may not necessarily have a high GPA or be considered a visible leader, but the student has demonstrated resiliency and a strong ability to overcome unusual hardships and life circumstances while pursuing higher education.
Enrique de la Cruz Social Justice Award:
The student who receives this award has demonstrated a commitment to ending social oppression, an impact on Asian and/ or Pacific Islander American communities on- or off-campus, and /or involvement in social justice organizations or projects; and completed or are in the process of completing community internship hours via the AAS 495 or 497 courses.
Eunai Shrake Promising Educator Award:
This award attempts to address the lack of Asian American representation in the teaching force, and recognizes students who have demonstrated a commitment to and potential for a career in the education field be it in the K–12 classroom or higher education.