UCLA Asian American Studies Center Scholarships! Due March 8!

Please review all information below for each section. If you need additional information, please contact:
Meg Thornton (meg@ucla.edu)
2239 Campbell Hall
310-825-1006

UCLA Asian American Studis Center Grants, Fellowships, Prizes, & Scholarships

Awards range from $8,000 to $500. They are provided from endowments and special funds that were established through the generosity of donors to the UCLA Asian American Studies Center. Grants, Fellowships, Academic Prizes, and Scholarships are given for community oriented research, creative projects, campus or community service experience, internship with specified community organizations.

Eligibility

  • For Fellowships and Prizes, the applicant must be a registered continuing graduate student enrolled at UCLA in Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Spring 2014 and can include Summer 2013 if applicable.
  • For Prizes, students who are graduating or completing their degree programs can submit a paper, thesis or dissertation.
  • Applicant can be enrolled in any departmental major or graduate program at UCLA.
  • Applicant can be of any race or ethnicity and academic discipline at UCLA, for most fellowships, scholarships, internships and grants.
  • Additional eligibility or criteria requirements for specific fellowships, prizes and grant may be listed.

IMPORTANT: Submit the application and your proposal or paper as a Microsoft Word document toscp@aasc.ucla.edu and submit 1 paper copy of your entire application package for each fellowship or prize you are applying for.

For complete information, please read through the Guidelines.

Research Grants

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013

  • Martha Ogata Grants to study Domestic Violence and Abuse in Asian Pacific American Communities
    • Faculty Research Grant & Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Patrick and Lily Okura Research Grants in Asian Pacific American Mental Health
    • Faculty Research Grant & Graduate Student Research Grant
    • Ogata Grant 2012-2013 Application (Application)
      Okura Research Grant 2012-2013 Application (Application)

Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013

  • 21st Century Graduate Internship (NEW)
  • Asian Business Association Fellowship (NEW)
  • Pearl Wang Fellowship
  • Professor Harry H. L. Kitano Fellowship
  • Rose Eng Chin & Helen Wong Eng Fellowship
  • Tritia Toyota Graduate Fellowship
  • 21st Century Graduate Fellowship
  • George and Sakaye Aratani Graduate Fellowship
  • Dr. Paul and Hisako Terasaki Fellowship

Academic Prizes for Graduates

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013

  • Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of WWII Internment Camps & Japanese Americans
  • Professor Harry H.L. Kitano Graduate Prize
  • Benjamin Cayetano Public Policy and Politics Prize
  • Ben & Alice Hirano Academic Prize
  • Tsugio & Miyoko Nakanishi Prize in Asian American Literature & Culture
  • Rose Eng Chin & Helen Wong Eng Prize
  • Wei-Lim Lee Memorial Prize

Undergraduate Scholarships, Internships and Research Grants

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013

  • 21st Century Undergraduate Internship
  • Angie Kwon Memorial Scholarship
  • 21st Century Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Toshio & Chiyoko Hoshide Scholarship
  • Reiko Uyeshima & Family Scholarships
  • Chidori Aiso Memorial Scholarships
  • George and Sakaye Aratani Community Internship
  • John Kubota Grant in Japanese American Studies
  • Morgan & Helen Chu Outstanding Scholar Award

Academic Prizes for Undergraduates

Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2013

  • Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of Japanese Internment Camps
  • Eun Ju Koo Graduate Prize
  • Professor Harry H.L. Kitano Undergraduate Prize
  • Benjamin Cayetano Public Policy and Politics Prize
  • Ben & Alice Hirano Academic Prize
  • Tsugio & Miyoko Nakanishi Prize in Asian American Literature & Culture
  • Rose Eng Chin & Helen Wong Eng Prize
  • Royal Morales Prize in Pilipino American Studies

Guidelines

IMPORTANT: Submit the application and your proposal or paper as a Microsoft Word document toscp@aasc.ucla.edu and submit 1 paper copy of your entire application package for each fellowship or prize you are applying for.

Application and Guidelines Forms

  • Download Information and Guidelines
  • Download Application
  • AASC Fellowship & Scholarship board located in hallway by 2229 Campbell Hall.
  • AASC main office at 3230 Campbell Hall on the receptionist desk.
  • Department of Asian American Studies at 3336 Rolfe Hall.
  • Scholarship Resource Center, 233 Covel Commons, 310-206-2875 or online here.

Also see: AASC Scholarships and Grants for more info.

API Social Soiree

“You’re always there. And I’m always here.
But just for tonight,
We’ll all be together.”

at the API Social Soirée:

an amazing event filled with great food, good company, and some magic sprayed here and there.

(soirée – a party or reception held in the evening)
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With that said, we cordially invite you to the API Social Soirée, a special mixer specifically for the different Asian Pacific Islander organizations on campus. So save the date, dress up, bring some friends, and enjoy the night. We would LOVE to see all of you there.

Participating organizations:
Nikkei Student Union
Asian Pacific Coalition
Association of Chinese Americans
United Khmer Students
Mixed Student Union
Vietnamese Student Union
Samahang Pilipino
Pan-Asian Queers
China Care Bruins
APIUA
Pilipinos for Community Health

Tickets are currently set at $15.

Please reserve your tickets through your organization or fill out the google doc below :]

WHEN: March 3rd, Sunday 6-9pm
WHERE: Kerckhoff Grand Salon
HOW: Fill out this google doc! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ayeEBxdDZiYuXPh46DlVgiBa82m3CxtjCAfsp0NaT5k/viewform
PRICE: $15
ATTIRE: Semi-formal

If you have any questions, please contact Coco Liu, Emilie Tumale, or Erina Tashiro.

Summer in Korea with Seoul National University

Seoul National University International Summer Institute 2013

Program Description
This five-week immersion program will take place in the heart of South Korea’s capital, Seoul. Students will have the opportunity to study and interact with prestigious faculty and students from all over the world. With over 20 course offerings in a wide array of subjects ranging from East Asian Studies (Korea, Japan, and China), the Liberal Arts & Humanities, to more practical courses such as Korean Language, students can customize their educational experience according to their specific interests. In addition to the academic coursework, students will be able to venture out and immerse themselves in South Korean culture and society. Through interactions with SNU students in class and various cultural exploration excursions, students will experience South Korea’s rich culture and multifaceted society.

What Students Will Gain
– Exposure to the unique cultural and social landscape of South Korea, the Korean peninsula, and Pacific Rim along with a greater appreciation of one’s own culture
– A comparative perspective on the similarities and differences of students from different educational, national, and cultural backgrounds
– A competitive edge in today’s increasingly globalized marketplace: regardless of the particular profession, employers seek to hire employees who bring fresh, innovative ideas and have an informed, global perspective
– International network of friends and professional contacts

General Facts about South Korea and SNU
– A member of the G-20, market economy ranked 14th in the world by nominal GDP, and one of the fastest growing economies in the world
– Home of Hallyu aka “The Korean Wave,” the spread of South Korean culture throughout the world through entertainment and host country of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in 2018
– Ranked 4th Best University in Asia (QS Asian University Rankings, 2012)
– SNU is ranked 5th in terms of the number of alumni holding CEO positions in the world’s 500 leading companies including Samsung and LG. (Ecole des Mines de Paris-MINES Paris Tech, 2009)

Program Costs
Tuition: ~$2,850 (varies depending on which 2-3 courses students choose)
Program Fee: $900 + Transportation to Seoul, South Korea
Program fee includes: application fee, housing in student dorm, cultural activities, tours, and field trips

For More Information and Application Queries Contact:
Paul Duke Lee
Head Recruiter
Seoul National University America Center
Website: http://oia.snu.ac.kr/summer
E-mail: America@snu.ac.kr