Amy Ling Yellow Light Award

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARDS

Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program

In honor of the memory and legacy of our founding director Professor Amy Ling, the Asian American Studies Program is proud to offer four Amy Ling Yellow Light Awards every Spring semester to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at UW-Madison. Each award winner will receive $250 in tuition funds for the fall semester, and will be honored at an Asian American Studies Program celebration. Students must be enrolled for the following fall semester to receive the tuition award.

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARD FOR INTEGRITY

This award recognizes positive role models for Asian American students. The nominated students should demonstrate a pattern of leadership or of overcoming challenges while maintaining integrity. Two Awards for Integrity will be granted.

Submission Guideline: Please e-mail two nomination letters of support to asianamerican@letsci.wisc.edu with the subject line “Amy Ling Award” (deadline to be determined). Letters should explain how the nominated student creates and fosters community for Asian American students, is open to understanding the viewpoints of others, and serves as a trusted advisor for fellow students.

AMY LING YELLOW LIGHT AWARD FOR CREATIVE ENDEAVOR AND SCHOLARSHIP

This award recognizes the creative endeavor and/or academic scholarship of UW-Madison students that advances the field of Asian American studies. Two Awards for Creative Endeavor and Scholarship will be granted.

Submission Guideline: Please e-mail your submission with the subject line “Amy Ling Award” to asianamerican@letsci.wisc.edu, (deadline to be determined).  Your submission should include your creative endeavor and/or academic scholarship and a 300-word explanation for how it connects to Asian American Studies.

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Lopez – LKLopez@wisc.edu