Several awards are available for students researching Asia or Asian diaspora

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York University students who are engaged in research on Asia and/or Asian diaspora are invited to apply to several awards offered by the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR).

The deadline for all awards is Monday, Feb. 9 at 4pm.

The following is a list of awards available:

Sivalingam Award in Tamil Studies
Tamil language, history, culture, society or the Tamil diaspora (comparative research is also eligible)

Dr. Sangdeok Woo and Mrs. Kwisoon Lim Woo Memorial Graduate Award
Korean history, culture or society

Young-Rahn Woo Memorial Graduate Award
Korean language or culture studies or whose research may require them to travel to Korea

Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award
Field research in Asia

YCAR Language Award
Funds to support language study

Albert C.W. Chan Foundation Fellowship
Field research in East and/or Southeast Asia

David Wurfel Award for Philippine Studies
Filipino/a or Filipino/a diaspora history, culture or society

More information on awards and the application process, visit the YCAR website: