AASC Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, & Prizes:

For more information, please contact:

Meg Malpaya Thornton
External Relations Coordinator
Asian American Studies Center
Address: 2239 Campbell Hall
Telephone: 310/825-1006


2019 High School & College Student Essay and Poetry Contest! – DEADLINE: Sunday, June 30, 2019

As we head into summer, there are only two weeks of left to send in your submissions for Go For Broke National Education Center’s 2019 High School & College Student Essay and Poetry Contest! This is a friendly reminder all entries are due by Sunday, June 30, 2019. TO ENTER: Submit a 250-500 word essay, or up to a 3 page work of […]


Graduate Student Research- DEADLINE: June 7, 2019

Graduate Student Research Fellowships – $2,000 Description The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law welcomes applications from UCLA graduate students for Research Fellowships to support original research addressing a human rights question or challenge during the 2019-20 academic year. We are particularly interested in projects that fall within at least one […]

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Astin Community Scholars Program

  Apply to be an Astin Community Scholar! Faculty Mentorship | Social Change Research| Financial Scholarship    The UCLA Center for Community Learning  is now accepting applications for the  Astin Community Scholars Program AY 2019-20! This year, in partnership with the UCLA Labor Center, Labor Studies Program, and the Institute for Research on Labor & […]

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Hiroshi Wagatsuma Memorial Graduate Student/Faculty Grants Deadline: April 1st, 2019

2019-2020 Hiroshi Wagatsuma Memorial Graduate Student and Faculty Grants   The Wagatsuma Fellowship was created in honor of the late UCLA Anthropology Professor Hiroshi Wagatsuma, who for many years served as an important bridge of mutual understanding between students and academics in Japan and the United States. He pursued cross-cultural studies in anthropology, psychology, sociology, […]

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Announcement: 2019 Peter Rotter and Teague-Melville Essay Prizes – Online Submission Deadline April 8

Announcing the Competition for the 2019 Peter Rotter and Teague-Melville Essay Prizes Recognizing superior achievement in undergraduate writing in the humanities   Prize winners receive up to $1,000 each.   Nominations of student essays on humanities topics are now being accepted for the 2019 Peter Rotter and Teague-MelvilleEssay Prizes.  If your students have produced superior […]


UCLA-NTNU Taiwan Studies Initiative – DEADLINE: February 20, 2019

UCLA-NTNU Taiwan Studies Initiative Graduate Fieldwork Fellowships & Faculty Travel Grants   Graduate Fieldwork Fellowships Through a collaboration with National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), the UCLA Asia Pacific Center offers awards of up to $3,750 per quarter for UCLA graduate students to conduct Taiwan-related research at NTNU. Students from any discipline may apply, but research […]


Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy – DEADLINE: March 15, 2019

The UC Center Sacramento is excited to announce its fifth annual Emerging Scholars Award for Excellence in Research and Public Policy.   The award will recognize excellence in graduate student research with a direct impact on public policy. The recipients of the Emerging Scholars Award will receive a $500 prize and will deliver a policy […]


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships — Deadline: February 22nd, 2019

FLAS fellowships are designed to support UCLA graduate and undergraduate students from any discipline studying Middle East languages and area studies courses each quarter at Intermediate level or higher. Languages for fellowships are Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish. In summer, additional Middle East languages are eligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. […]