Asian Kaleidoscope Month 2012 Award Application

Asian Kaleidoscope Month (AKM) 2012 is proud to offer its first ever scholarship awards to recognize exemplary students at the University of Florida who demonstrate excellence in academia, leadership, community service, and involvement in the Asian American community. With funding from Lollicup, three scholarships will be awarded this year:
(+) first place $250,
(+) second place $150,
(+) and third place $100.

Please read all information at the bottom of this page before applying.

*This application form, your unofficial UF transcript AND updated resume are due no later than Friday, October 26, 2012 at 5:00pm
* The Frequent Flyer Card will be collected from applicants on Monday, October 29 (submission instructions for this card will be emailed to applicants on Friday, October 26).

If you have any questions, please email AKM 2012 Executive Director Maria Canonizado at kaleidoscope.month@gmail.com.

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    Eligibility and Requirements

    To be considered eligible, applicants must (1) Be a registered student at the University of Florida (2) Hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 (3) Submit an unofficial transcript and an updated resume highlighting community service and leadership roles (see next section for details). If you are a freshman, please send a copy of your high school transcript. (4) Attend a minimum of 3 AKM Big Events* and 5 AKM Small events (Applicants must acquire an AKM Frequent Flyer Card at any of the AKM events to show proof of attendance). The Frequent Flyer Card will be collected from applicants on Monday, October 29 (submission instructions for this card will be emailed to applicants on Friday, October 26). *The following six events are classified as "AKM Big Events:" Opening Ceremony, The Mr. & Miss AASU Pageant, Fashion Show, AASU's Got Talent, Asian Food Festival, and Closing Ceremony: Asian Arts and Entertainment Festival. All other events are considered small events. Please consult AKM calendar for dates.

    Submission Information

    This application form, transcript AND resume are due no later than Friday, October 26, 2012 at 5:00pm. It is highly recommended that you submit the application before the deadline in case of technical submission issues. NO applications will be accepted after the deadline. Your unofficial transcript and resume must be emailed to executive director Maria Canonizado at kaleidoscope.month@gmail.com. Please send your unofficial transcript as a PDF file. Subject line of the email should be: AKM2012_ScholarshipSubmission_YOURLASTNAME (ex: AKM2012_ScholarshipSubmission_CANONIZADO). The Frequent Flyer Card will be collected from applicants on Monday, October 29 (submission instructions for this card will be emailed to applicants on Friday, October 26). You should receive a confirmation email within two days of your submission. If no confirmation is received after two days, notify Maria Canonizado immediately. All applicants will be notified of the decision by Thursday, November 1, 2012. The winner(s) of the scholarship will be announced at Closing Ceremony: Asian Arts and Entertainment Festival on November 2, 2012.