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2017 Stanford Asian American Awards Call for Nominations

Stanford Asian American Awards was created by the Asian American Activities Center (A3C) Advisory Board which serves as an advocacy board to the Asian, Asian American, and larger Stanford communities.  This award ceremony gathers members of the Stanford community and recognizes individuals for their tremendous service, achievement, and dedication.  Please feel free to forward it to others who might be interested in nominating someone.  We welcome nominations for any categories for undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

 

Who May Nominate?

Any member of the Stanford Community may nominate for one or more of these awards.  Nominators are encouraged to also consider nominating across each category.

 

Why Nominate? 

These are individuals involved in the Asian American community at Stanford who deserve to be recognized for their dedication and contributions to the community.

 

When to Nominate? 

Please submit nominations by Monday, February 20, 2017
at https://a3c.stanford.edu/programs/asian-american-awards-ceremony

 

AWARD CATEGORIES & CRITERIA

Undergraduate Student Awards

Special Achievement Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate who has represented the Asian American community at Stanford by making outstanding contributions in their academic, athletic, extracurricular, social, political, or entrepreneurial endeavors.

Public Service Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate who has performed exceptional service in the local community or beyond through active participation and leadership in public service events or projects.

Community Building Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate who has demonstrated devotion and enthusiasm for the Asian American community through their efforts to raise awareness for and advance the interests of the community.

Gender and Sexuality Issues Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate student who actively advocates for women’s-, gender-, and/or sexuality-related or sexual identity issues through on- or off-campus activities and is especially passionate about or involved in the Asian American community.

Performing / Fine Arts Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate who has shown great talent, dedication, and achievement in the fine and performing arts.

Research Award

This award recognizes an undergraduate who has completed research (need not be an honors thesis) that broadly benefits or advances the interests of the Asian American community. The recipient of the award need not be an Asian American studies major or minor.

Graduate Student Awards

Given to graduate students from the Graduate Schools of Business, Law, Medicine, Education, Earth Sciences, Engineering, or Humanities & Sciences.

Leadership Award

This award recognizes a graduate student who has been a leader in the Stanford community by making outstanding contributions in their academic, athletic, performing/fine arts, extracurricular, social, political, or entrepreneurial endeavors.

VPGE Research/Teaching Award

This award is supported by the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and recognizes a doctoral candidate who has demonstrated excellence in research or in teaching and who holds great promise for a successful career in academia.

Faculty Award

This award recognizes the contributions of an outstanding professor who has represented the Asian American community at Stanford by enhancing undergraduate and/or graduate education or community. 

Staff Award

Two staff members are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Asian American community at Stanford. Nominations may be submitted through either or both of the following organizations:

The Asian Staff Forum (ASF) & The Filipino American Community At Stanford (FACS)

Alumni Award

This award goes to a distinguished alumnus of either Stanford undergraduate or graduate school who has made exceptional contributions to the Stanford community in service, leadership, or financial contribution and who has also demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the community outside of Stanford, especially the Asian American community.

 

If you have any questions or would like additional information, 

please visit https://a3c.stanford.edu/programs/asian-american-awards-ceremony or email at saaa.a3c@gmail.com