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Global Asian Studies Prize (GASP)


Endowed by the faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the Global Asian Studies Program, the Global Asian Studies Prize (GASP) will be awarded to two (2) outstanding GLAS major or minor.

The prize will recognize the student’s commitment to supporting the mission of the Global Asian Studies Program through their academic work and their engagement with the campus and/or Chicago community.

To be eligible, students must be graduating seniors in the 2023-24 academic year who will complete the requirements for the Major or Minor in Global Asian Studies by May 2024 with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

The winners will receive a certificate of recognition, an award of $200 (gift card), and GLAS swag at the annual GLASapalooza in April 2024.

Eligible students must apply online by submitting an application form, a personal statement (up to 500 words), and supporting material (up to 250 words) by March 15, 2024.

To submit an application, click HERE.