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Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, & Prizes

The are two award programs: the Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Fellowships and Grants and the Asian American Studies Center (AASC) Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships and Academic Prizes.

 

Institute of American Cultures (IAC) Fellowships and Grants

2017-2018 IAC Fellowships and Grants

For more information, please contact AASC's IAC Coordinator, Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, at melanyd@ucla.edu.

2017-2018 IAC Fellowships Deadline: Thursday, January 12, 2017

2017-2018 IAC Research Grants Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017

Visiting Scholar/Researcher Fellowship Program in Ethnic Studies

Graduate and Predoctoral Fellowship Program in Ethnic Studies

Research Grant Program in Ethnic Studies

AASC suggested IAC Outline for Thesis or Dissertation Proposal (Download PDF)

 

 

UCLA Asian American Studies Center Internships

Dr. Sanbo and Kazuko Sakaguchi Graduate Internship Summer 2017

Deadline: February 27, 2017, Monday by 5:00 pm

Ten week summer internship at 30 hours per week during the period of late June to early September. Student will be funded for a proposed internship with a Japanese American community based organization. Organizations for consideration are:

For more information on the Sakaguchi Graduate Internship, please click here.

 

The Yuen Fong and Lew Oy Toy Family Internship in Chinese American Studies

Deadline: February 27, 2017, Monday by 5:00 pm

Terms: Ten week summer internship at 30 hours per week during the period of mid-June to early September. Student will be funded for a proposed internship with either of the two following sites:

For more information on the Fong and Toy Family Internship in Chinese American Studies, please click here.

 

 

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

Awards 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, and internships with specified community organizations.

Eligibility

  • For Grants, Fellowships and, Scholarships, the applicant must be a registered continuing graduate or undergraduate student enrolled at UCLA in the upcoming academic year from July to June for Fall, Winter, Spring quarters, and Summer sessions if applicable. For Prizes, any student can apply including students who are graduating or completing their degree programs. Students can submit a paper, thesis or dissertation for consideration.
  • 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 one application with your curriculum vitae and proposal(s) or paper(s) as a Microsoft Word document and PDF of your academic transcript to scp@aasc.ucla.edu, in the email subject heading, please enter: 2017 Application for Fellowship/Scholarship/Internship/Grant/Academic Prize (as appropriate).

For complete information, please read through the Guidelines.

 


Research Grants

Deadline: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

  • Martha Ogata Grants to study Domestic Violence and Abuse in Asian Pacific American Communities
    • Faculty Research Grant & Graduate Student Research Grant
    • Ogata Grant 2017-2018 Application (Version: MS Word | PDF)

 

  • Patrick and Lily Okura Research Grants in Asian Pacific American Mental Health
    • Faculty Research Grant & Graduate Student Research Grant
    • Okura Research Grant 2017-2018 Application (Version: MS Word | PDF)

 

Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017

  • 21st Century Graduate Internship
  • 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: Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of WWII Internment Camps & Japanese Americans
  • Professor Harry H.L. Kitano Graduate 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: Monday, February 27, 2017

  • 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: Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of Japanese Internment Camps
  • Professor Harry H.L. Kitano Undergraduate Prize
  • Ben & Alice Hirano Academic Prize
  • Tsugio & Miyoko Nakanishi Prize in Asian American Literature & Culture
  • Rose Eng Chin & Helen Wong Eng Prize

 

 

Guidelines

IMPORTANT: Submit one application with your curriculum vitae and proposal(s) or paper(s) as a Microsoft Word document and PDF of your academic transcript to scp@aasc.ucla.edu, in the email subject heading, please enter: 2017 Application for Fellowship/Scholarship/Internship/Grant/Academic Prize (as appropriate).

Application and Guidelines Forms

For more fund opportunities visit:

  • Scholarship Resource Center, 233 Covel Commons, 310-206-2875 or online here.


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