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Scholarships

The Asian American Studies Center provides scholarships to qualified undergraduate and graduate students who want to pursue educational and research opportunities in Asian and Asian American Studies. Since 1998 the center has provided over $150,000 worth of scholarships and student assistant funds to more than 60 students.

Students who minor in Asian American Studies, complete AAMS 2300 and/or AAMS 4300, demonstrate academic excellence and have a GPA of 2.7 or higher are eligible to apply. We are now accepting scholarship applications. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.

Academic Excellence Scholarship Recipents $1000
Denny Do Denny Do
(Major:Dietian/Nutrition)
Silvia Romo-Duarte Silvia Romo-Duarte
(Major: English/Creatvie Writing)
Thomas Santos Thomas Santos
(Major: English/Creative Writing)
Andrew Wells Andrew Wells
(Major: Liberal Studies)
 
Research Scholarship Recipents $2000
Jason Bergeron Jason Bergeron
(Graduate student: Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies)
bio2 Daniel Chu
(Graduate student: Creative Writing Program)
Anthony Foster Anthony Foster
(Graduate student at UH, previously graduated from Rice University)
Silvester Mata Silvester Mata
(Graduate student: Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies)
Trang Phan Trang Phan
(Graduate student: Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies)
Toni Templeton Toni Templeton
(Graduate student: Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies)
bio1 Rachel Junior
(Major: Anthropology, Minor: Asian American Studies)
Awarded a $1000 scholarship 
bio1 Tina Carrell Jones
(Major: Sociology, Minor: Asian American Studies)
Awarded a $800 scholarship 
bio2 Elisa Leal
(Major: Chinese Studies, Minor: Asian American Studies)
Awarded a $800 scholarship 
bio3 JianQiang Shi
(Major: Human Development & Family Studies, Minor: Asian American Studies)
Awarded a $800 scholarship 
bio4 Fanny Kuang
(Major: Psychology, Minor: Asian American Studies)
Awarded a $800 scholarship