Submit for 2020 Research Award

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Are you writing an essay or research paper engaging Asia in some manner?

Submit your UA undergraduate work for the 2020 Asian Studies Research Awards!

Deadline January 17, 2020

The 2020 Asian Studies Research Awards, along with a small scholarship, will be given to UA undergraduates for submissions in two categories, essays and research papers. Essays are generally under 10 pages and can take various forms (book review, response paper, reflective essay, etc.). Research papers are generally longer than 10 pages and involve individual engagement with multiple sources to construct an original argument. These can be seminar term papers, independent study research papers, honors theses, creative projects, etc. A faculty committee will select an awardee in each category from submissions received. All submissions must have a substantial engagement with an aspect of Asia.

Submit the paper or project by 11:59 pm on Friday, January 17, 2020, to All submissions must include a cover page with name, CWID, email address, and a 3-4 sentence summary of the paper or project. The 2 Research Awards (open to all undergraduates) and the Asian Studies Outstanding Student Award (restricted to minors in Asian Studies) will be presented in an event later in Spring 2020.