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THE DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT AWARDS

FOR WORK COMPLETED IN 2011-2012



  1. SCHOLARSHIPS

ATSUKO HAYASHI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 1 AWARD: $500



For a graduating senior in the Japanese Program, a graduating M.A. student in Asian Studies with a Japanese language focus, or a graduating student in the Japanese Single Subject Credential Program, who has made an outstanding effort and demonstrated an extraordinary passion to learn Japanese language and culture.

The criteria are as follows:
Demonstrated commitment to Japanese language learning and pedagogy.

An application form (available at the AAAS Department).

A personal statement regarding your accomplishments, academic interest and career goal.

Recommended by Atsuko Hayashi Memorial Scholarship Committee.

LLOYD T. INUI SCHOLARSHIP 1 AWARD: $100
For outstanding juniors and seniors majoring in Asian American Studies.

The criteria are as follows:


Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.

A record of academic excellence and commitment to social justice.

Demonstrated involvement in student activities and/or community projects.

A personal statement regarding your accomplishments, academic interest and career goal (2 pages,

single-spaced).

A letter of recommendation.


SAN-PAO LI SCHOLARSHIPS 2 AWARDS: $500 each
For juniors and seniors majoring in Chinese Studies and M.A. students in Asian Studies with a China focus. The criteria are as follows:
Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher for undergraduates and 3.50 or higher for graduate students.

An application form (available at the AAAS Department).

Official transcript.

A personal statement regarding your academic interest and career objective (one page, singe-spaced).





  1. AWARDS

LLOYD T. INUI PRIZE AWARD: $100


For outstanding contributions to the creation of a campus environment which supports cultural, ethnic and racial diversity, and fosters a sense of unity at CSULB. The criteria are as follows:
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

A letter of nomination, on letterhead, from a faculty or staff member.


JAPANESE PHOTO/DRAWING ESSAY CONTEST
The Japanese Program will hold a photo/drawing essay contest for students enrolled in Japanese courses in Spring 2012. Japanese faculty will evaluate submissions and award winners certificates of accomplishment and the following prizes:
First Prize: $80 Beach Card (1)

Second Prizes $30 Beach Cards (4)

CHINESE ESSAY CONTEST
The Chinese Essay Contest is supported by the Falling Leaves Foundation. It is for students studying Chinese language and culture. Winners will receive awards and certificates of accomplishment. The essay contest committee composed of Chinese faculty will evaluate essays submitted by students in various Chinese language classes. The awards are:
First Prize: $50 Beach Card (1)

Second Prizes: $30 Beach Cards (2)

Third Prizes: $20 Beach Cards (4)


TAIWAN ESSAY CONTEST
The Taiwan Essay Contest is funded by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles to help enhance CSULB students’ awareness of Taiwan. All interested students, regardless of their majors, may submit 2-page essays in Chinese or English on any relevant aspects of Taiwan, such as culture, history, politics, economy, education, social life, etc. There will be multiple awards totaling $400. Entries should be submitted to the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies by Monday, April 30, 2012.



  1. BEST PAPERS & CREATIVE WORK

BEST PAPER IN ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES AWARD: $100


For the best paper, written in Spring 2011, Fall 2011 & Spring 2012, which examines histories, experiences, or contemporary issues of Asian Americans/Asian America. All disciplines are welcome. Open to undergraduate students only.

BEST PAPER IN ASIAN STUDIES (Undergraduate) AWARD: $100


For the best paper, written in Spring 2011, Fall 2011 & Spring 2012, which examines historical, economic, political, religious, educational, social, cultural, literary, or other pertinent issues in Asia. All disciplines are welcome. Open to all undergraduate students.
BEST PAPER IN ASIAN STUDIES (Graduate) AWARD: $100
For the best paper, written in Spring 2011, Fall 2011 & Spring 2012, which examines historical, economic, political, religious, educational, social, cultural, literary, or other pertinent issues in Asia. Open to graduate students in Asian Studies only.



For questions or additional information, please contact:
Dr. Ruixi Ressy Ai (ruixi.ai@csulb.edu)
Dr. Kiyomi Chinen (kiyomi.chinen@csulb.edu)


APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ALL AWARDS IS

NOON, Monday, April 30, 2012.
Presentation of awards will take place at the Department's annual spring reception at noon on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

APPLICATION FORM

Scholarships and Student Awards

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Spring 2012

Please print or type
NAME: ______________________ _ STUDENT I.D. NUMBER: ________­­_____

ADDRESS:_________________________________

_______________­­­­­­­­­­­__________________
PHONE NUMBER:__________________________E-MAIL: ___________________________________
MAJOR: ___________________ CLASS STANDING: _________________
GPA (cumulative):___________
AWARD FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING (please circle):
Note: for Atsuko Hayashi Memorial Scholarship and San-pao Lee Scholarships, please use separate application forms.

  • Lloyd T. Inui Prize

  • Lloyd T. Inui Scholarship

  • Taiwan Contest

  • Best Paper in Asian American Studies

  • Best Paper in Asian Studies (undergraduate students)

  • Best Paper in Asian Studies (graduate students in Asian Studies)



(If applicable):
FACULTY/STAFF RECOMMENDER/NOMINATOR: ­­­­­­­­­_____________________________________
DEPARTMENT: ________________________________________

* Letters should be sent directly to the Scholarship Committee, Department of Asian and Asian

American Studies, FO3-340 *
For Inui Prize: Attach a narrative (maximum 2 pages) of contributions.

For Best Paper in Asian American Studies: Attach a paper to be considered.

For Best Papers in Asian Studies: Attach a paper to be considered.

APPLICATION FORM AND ALL MATERIALS ARE DUE BY

Noon, Monday, APRIL 30, 2012

TO THE AAAS DEPARTMENT OFFICE, FO3-340.


Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

California State University, Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, California 90840-1002





Application for the “San-pao Li Scholarships”

Application Deadline: April 30, 2012

Select One: Chinese Studies major

 Asian Studies M.A. student with a China focus

Name:_________________________________________________________________



First Middle Last
Address:_______________________________________________________________
Email:_________________________________________________________________
Telephone:___________________________Cumulative GPA:_________________

China-Related Courses Taken at CSULB
Course No. Course Title Semester Taken Grade Received
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________


  • Please write on a separate sheet of paper a personal statement regarding your academic interest and career objective (no more than one page, single-spaced).

Please return your completed application to the Department Office (FO3-340).

Call (562) 985-4645 if you have any questions.

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

California State University, Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, California 90840-1002


Application for the “Atsuko Hayashi Memorial Scholarship”

Application Deadline: April 30, 2012
Select One:

Graduating Japanese major (undergraduate)

*Graduating M.A. student with a Japanese language

focus


*Graduating student in Japanese Single Subject Credential

Program


Name:_________________________________________________________________

First Middle Last
Address:_______________________________________________________________
Email:_________________________________________________________________
Telephone:___________________________Cumulative GPA:_________________
Japanese-Related Courses Taken at CSULB
Course No. Course Title Semester Taken Grade Received
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________

  • Please write on a separate sheet of paper a personal statement regarding your academic interest in learning Japanese, career objective and future plan (type-written, no more than one page, double-spaced with one inch margin).

Please return your completed application to the Department Office (FO3-340).



Call (562) 985-4645 if you have any questions.


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