Cash award of $2,500, up to $1,300 in Airfare to Asia, Award Certificate, and Recognition in Graduation Ceremonies.
Competition is open to all graduating fourth-year students, any major, with 12 credit hours in South or East Asia-related courses, including at least 6 credit hours in Asian history. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of academic excellence and a commitment to pursue Asia-related interests in graduate school, professional school, or in a career.
Submit 1) the application form (available online at www.virginia.edu/eastasia or at 436 Nau Hall); 2) a copy of your official transcript; 3) two letters of recommendation; 4) a 500-word statement of purpose; and 5) an academic paper of at least 1,000 words from an Asian history course to Professor Brad Reed, 436 Nau Hall.
The deadline for all applications is 3 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 . No electronic submissions, please.
Submit applications to: the mailbox of Professor Brad Reed, Department of History, Nau Hall
To access the application, click here (.doc).