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AsACC Scholarship Applications Due

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:00am – 11:59pm

Storrs Campus

UCONN Asian American Cultural Center Scholarships & AMP Awards – Spring 2017

The Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) is thrilled to announce the availability of scholarship opportunities as of February 20th, 2017. The scholarships and awards are described below and the winners will be announced at our annual Senior Night and Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017. Applications will be available at the center and on our website’s homepage under AsACC Scholarships & AMP Awards. Due date has been extended until 4/4/17.

 UCONN Asian American Cultural Center Endowment Fund Scholarship Established in 2012 through an initial gift from the Slate Family: George, Laurel, Victoria (’07), and Rebeccah (’11), these scholarships recognize a UConn undergraduate’s active involvement with AsACC programs, demonstrated leadership in Asian/Asian American student organizations, and/or demonstrated involvement in an Asian American initiative, research project or community cause within the State of Connecticut. The $1000 scholarships are renewable for 4 years or until undergraduate graduation, but may extend to graduate studies at UConn, whichever comes first, provided all criteria are met each year.

 ISA (Indian Students Association) Memorial Fund Scholarship This scholarship, originally created by Prof. Devendra Kalonia and Shilpa Radia, provides financial support to an undergraduate or graduate UConn student who has made an outstanding contribution to intercultural understanding. This is a one-time award of $1000 to the applicant who best fulfills the criteria demands.

 AMP (Asiantation Mentor Program) Mentor of the Year Every spring AMP honors the AMP mentor whose involvement with AsACC and whose demonstrated excellence in mentoring and leadership have been noteworthy and exemplary. A one-time award of $250 is given provided all criteria are met.

 AMP (Asiantation Mentor Program) Mentee of the Year Every spring AMP honors the AMP mentee whose involvement with AsACC has been noteworthy and who demonstrates a potential for leadership roles. A one-time award of $250 is given provided all criteria are met.


Sheila Kucko

Asian American Cultural Center (primary), Pan Asian Council - PAC

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