The department of asian and asian american studies invites applications for the following scholarships and student awards



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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 2015 (Spring and Fall Semesters)

SUBMISSIONS DUE: Friday, December 11th, 2015

Submit to Scholarship Committee, AAAS (F03-340)


  1. SCHOLARSHIPS

ATSUKO HAYASHI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP * 1 AWARD: $500



For a graduating B.A. student in Japanese, 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 or pedagogy.

      • A completed application form.

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

      • Recommended by Atsuko Hayashi Memorial Scholarship Committee.

SAN-PAO LI SCHOLARSHIP 2 AWARDS: $500 each


For juniors and seniors (1 award) majoring in Chinese Studies (one award) and M.A. students in Asian Studies with Chinese Studies option (one award). 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).

  • Recommended by Chinese Studies adviser and AAAS Scholarship Committee.



  1. AWARDS

TAIWAN ESSAY CONTEST 3 AWARDS: $200, $150, $50


The Taiwan Essay Contest is funded by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) 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. First place: $200; second place $150; third place $50.

Please submit your essay to the AAAS Awards Committee (F03-340) by Friday, December 11, 2015.

Recommended by Chinese Studies adviser and AAAS Scholarship Committee.
LLOYD T. INUI PRIZE 1 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.




  1. BEST PAPERS & CREATIVE WORK

BEST PAPER IN ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES (Undergraduate) 1 AWARD: $100


For the best paper—written in 2015, Spring or Fall semester—which examines histories, experiences, or contemporary issues of Asian Americans/Asian America. All disciplines are welcome.

Please submit your essay to the AAAS Awards Committee (F03-340) by Friday, December 11, 2015.

Recommended by ASAM adviser and AAAS Scholarship Committee.
BEST PAPER IN ASIAN STUDIES (Undergraduate and Graduate ) 2 AWARDS: $100 each
For the best paper—written in 2015, Spring or Fall semester—which examines historical, economic, political, religious, educational, social, cultural, literary, or other pertinent issues in Asia. All disciplines are welcome.

Please submit your essay to the AAAS Awards Committee (F03-340) by Friday, December 11, 2015.

Recommended by A/ST adviser and AAAS Scholarship Committee.

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


APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ALL AWARDS IS

Friday, December 11th, 2015
Presentation of awards will take place at the Department's Awards Banquet on April 25, 2016 (6 pm. Anatol Center)

Your name will be included in the Commencement Program as a recipient of a special AAAS award.




APPLICATION FORM

Scholarships and Student Awards (2014-15)

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Please print or type
NAME: _______________________________ STUDENT I.D. NUMBER: ________­­_____
ADDRESS:______________________________________________________­­­­­­­­­­­_________________
PHONE NUMBER:__________________________E-MAIL:______________________________
MAJOR: ___________________ CLASS STANDING: _______________
GPA (cumulative):___________
Anticipated Semester of Graduation: ____________________________

AWARD FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING (please circle):
Use this form for the following awards:

  • Taiwan Essay Contest

  • Lloyd T. Inui Prize

  • Best Paper in Asian American Studies

  • Best Paper in Asian Studies (undergraduate)

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




  • Note: For Atsuko Hayashi Memorial Scholarship and San-pao Li Scholarships, please use separate application forms.



(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

Friday, December 11th, 2015

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 Scholarship”

Application Deadline: Friday, December 11th, 2015

Select One: Chinese Studies major

 Asian Studies M.A. student with Chinese Studies option

Name:_________________________________________________________________



First Middle Last
Address:_______________________________________________________________
Email:_________________________________________________________________
Telephone:___________________________Cumulative GPA:_________________
Anticipated Semester of Graduation: ____________________________

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 Scholarship Committee, AAAS department office (FO3-340).

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

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

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: December 11 , 2015


Select One:

 Graduating B.A. student in Japanese (undergraduate)

 Graduating M.A. student with a Japanese language focus



 Graduating student in Japanese Single Subject Credential Program
Please type



Name:_____________________________________ Student ID Number___________________

First Middle Last


Address:___________________________________________________________________________


Email:______________________Telephone:__________________Cumulative GPA:________
 Please write a personal statement below in 200 to 250 words in English regarding your academic interest in learning Japanese, career objective, and plans for the future. (Please type single-spaced with one-inch margin, font 12). Please return your completed application to the Department Office (FO3-340). For questions or additional information, please call (562) 985-4645.


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