Funding & Awards

Funding & Awards

Community Engagement Fund

The purpose of the Asian Culture Center Community Engagement Fund is to encourage the development, production, and presentation of student-led events or campaign. If you have a project and would like to apply for funding, we have 2 applications for student organizations and individuals

Joon Park Student Leadership Experience Award

The Joon Park Student Leadership Experience Award exists to provide an IUB undergraduate student the opportunity to attend a conference or workshop focused on community engagement, community advocacy, and/or professional development. 

The successful candidate will receive a scholarship award of $1000.00. ONLY OPEN to current IUB undergraduate students. For seniors graduating in May 2024, their grant application should at least be used for a conference or trip before July 1, 2024. The JPSLE Award provides an IUB undergraduate student the opportunity to use the funds toward:

  • attending a conference or workshop focused on community engagement or community advocacy
  • attending an academic conference or professional development workshop

Please email acc@indiana.edu for more information and the application form.


The ACC will also be hosting two info sessions about this scholarship:

Teaching Diversity Award with Funding Support from the Felix Chen Memorial Fund

The Asian Culture Center with funding support from the Felix Chen Memorial Fund and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education is calling for proposals from undergraduate or graduate students who arrange to teach a lesson in an MCCSC classroom that addresses issues of: our nation's cultural diversity; the challenges of living in a democratic, pluralistic society; the ethnic history(ies) of our citizens; and/or problems of prejudice, discrimination and/or stereotyping in our society. For further details, please click here.

Distinguished Asian/Pacific American Alumni Award

Established in 2006, the Distinguished Asian/Pacific American Alumni Award recognizes outstanding men and women who impact their local communities and the greater Asian/Pacific American community. The award also highlights those who exhibit excellence and achievement in their careers and inspire future IU alumni. By honoring our Asian/Pacific American alumni, we hope to inspire today’s student to strive for both personal and professional success. Click here to read more.

The Asian Culture Center is a fantastic partner for our office and programs. This staff and center continue to play an important part in the transition of first year students to Indiana University. The ACC provides a support system, educational and social programs and a sense of home for our students. I couldn’t ask for better partners.

Sarah Nagy, Senior Associate Director, Office of First Year Experience Programs