Asian Studies Research Award

Submit your research or creative project from this semester (or a previous semester) for the Asian Studies Research Award (flyer)!

The 2012 Asian Studies Research Award, along with a $150 scholarship, is given to a UA undergraduate who has conducted research or a creative project related to Asia, either as an independent study or as a part of a class, that the faculty has deemed exemplary.  Submissions for the award must have a substantial engagement with some aspect of Asia. A faculty committee will determine the recipient.  All students submitting research or projects are encouraged to submit them for presentation at the UA Undergraduate Research Symposium in the spring.


Students must submit their research or creative project by January 30, 2012, to All submissions must include a cover page with the student’s name, CWID, email address, and a 3-4 sentence summary of the paper or project. For creative projects that are not in a paper format, students should submit a 1-2 page description of the project and its academic basis along with appropriate documentation of the project (e.g., photos, video, audio files).


The Asian Studies Program will also award the Asian Studies Outstanding Student Award to an Asian Studies minor at the Spring Honors Day Convocation.