Awards

MAASU gives out three types of awards at the Spring Conference. These include the Charles Chang Leadership Award, the Midwestern Star Leadership Award, and the MAASU Board of Advisors Award. Winners for all awards are announced annually at the MAASU Spring Conference.

The application will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:59 pm CST,

please email them to Daphne Yu at chair@maasu.org.

Charles Chang Leadership Award

The Charles Chang Leadership Award was created in 1993 in honor of the MAASU’s founder Charles Chang. Each academic year, the award is presented to a student who demonstrates leadership and dedication to the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) community, along with a $500 scholarship and plaque.

Charles Chang Leadership Award 2017

Midwestern Star Award

Students nominated for the Midwestern Stars can be anyone who has made a great impact on their APIA community through contributions of advisement, programming, leadership, or other means that have uplifted a community higher than what has been previously.MAASU Board of Advisors Award

The MAASU Board of Advisors (BOA) Award is an award that recognizes APIA student organizations that have accomplished greatness on their campus and in the Midwest community.

Midwestern Star Award Application 2017

BOA Award

The MAASU Board of Advisors (BOA) Award is an award that recognizes Asian Pacific Islander American student organizations that have accomplished greatness on their campus and in the Midwest community. The BOA Award and $100 prize is presented annually at the MAASU Spring Conference banquet to one organization or school.

BOA Award 2017

Past Board of Advisors Award Winners:

2007-2008: University of Missouri – Asian American Association

2009-2010: University of Minnesota – Asian-American Student Union

2010-2011: University of Missouri – Asian American Association

2011-2012: Oklahoma State University – Asian American Student Association

2012-2013: Loyola University of Chicago – Project Voice

2013-2014: Northwestern University – Asian Pacific American Coalition

2014-2015: University of Missouri – Asian American Association

2015-2016: St. Louis University – Asian American Association