Chang-Lin Tien Education Leadership Awards

Scholarship Description

General Information The Chang-Lin Tien Education Leadership Awards annually honors two Asian Americans with significant academic accomplishments and the potential to advance to the highest leadership levels in higher education. The purpose of the awards is to support the recognition, professional development and advancement of Asian Americans as leaders of colleges and universities. Each award recipient receives an unrestricted grant of $10,000. The Asian Pacific Fund also sponsors a recognition program to publicize the work of the award recipient. This award honors the legacy of Chang-Lin Tien, the first Asian American to head a major U.S. research university as chancellor of UC Berkeley from 1990 to 1997. Criteria A candidate for the award must be Asian American, associated with a public or private college or university in the U.S., and be appointed at the level of dean, or a position of comparable responsibility or higher. Individuals affiliated with two-year colleges are not eligible for the award. In addition, the candidate should have demonstrated scholarly achievement and administrative experience, and be a well-regarded scholar recognized in his or her field. Candidates should value their American and Asian heritage (i.e., Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Indian, Vietnamese, other South Asians and other Southeast Asians, Pacific Islanders, and other Asian ethnic groups).

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 10000

Max Award: 10000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Asian Pacific Fund
225 Bush St., Ste. 590
San Francisco, CA 94104-4224

Contact Person:

Phone: Telephone: (415) 433-6859

Fax: Fax: (415) 433-2425