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.