University of Connecticut Asian American Cultural Center Endowment Fund Scholarship Application Form



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University of Connecticut Asian American Cultural Center

Endowment Fund Scholarship
Application Form
The University of Connecticut Asian American Cultural Center Endowment Fund was established in 2012 through an initial gift from the Slate Family: George, Laurel, Victoria (’07), and Rebeccah (’11). Both Victoria and Rebeccah were business majors and very involved throughout campus, particularly with the Asian American Cultural Center and its associated student organizations.

This scholarship is renewable, with an award of $1000 the first year, then $1000 in subsequent years, provided all criteria are met each year. The scholarship will be awarded for four (4) years or until the student successfully completes his/her undergraduate requirements for graduation, whichever comes first.


DEADLINE: Friday, April 8, 2016
Scholarship criteria:

  1. A freshman or sophomore with a minimum GPA of 3.0

  2. Personal Essay (500 word max) describing: Active involvement in the programs sponsored by the Asian American Cultural Center (AMP-Asiantation Mentoring Program, KUBE-Kids & UConn Bridging Education, China Care, PAC-Pan Asian Council) and/or demonstrated leadership in one of the UConn Asian/Asian American student organizations.

OR

  1. Demonstrated involvement in an Asian American initiative, research project, or community cause within the State of Connecticut


APPLICANT INFORMAtiON:
Last Name____________________________First Name______________________MI________
Permanent Street Address________________________________________________________
City____________________________________State____________________Zip____________
Local Street Address_____________________________________________________________
City____________________________________State____________________Zip____________
OR Residence Hall__________________________________Room Number________________
Contact Phone Number___________________________________________________________

Contact Email Address____________________________________________________________


Net ID #_______________________________PeopleSoft #______________________________
Major__________________________________Minor__________________________________
Term Standing_______________________Anticipated Graduation Date____________________
List scholastic honors you have earned (attach pages if needed)__________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
List two references and contact information:
1)____________________________________________________________________________
2)____________________________________________________________________________

REquired documentation:

  1. Scholarship Application Form

  2. Personal Essay

  3. One (1) letter of recommendation from a faculty member who can speak of your academic achievement and interest in Asian American issues or a staff or community member who can speak on behalf of your co-curricular involvement and contribution to the Asian American community. (AsACC Staff recommendations not permitted.)

  4. Current Resume


SUBMIT documentation PACKAGE TO: UCONN Asian American Cultural Center

2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3186

Storrs, CT 06269-3186
Through this application, I agree to permit the Scholarship Committee to review my academic record, employment history, personal essay and references.”

Print Name_____________________________________________________________________


Signature______________________________________________Date____________________
asacc/4/24/16


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