APIKC Outstanding Graduate Student Award

The APIKC Outstanding Graduate Student Award recognizes the outstanding contributions by a graduate student in student affairs. Nominators should consider nominees that have made a significant contribution to their home campus, demonstrated academic achievement, exceeded the expectations of their respective leadership positions, assumed a leadership role at their institution and/or at the state or regional levels, demonstrated an interest in the field of student affairs, and/or contributed work or scholarship that supports the advancement of Asian/Pacific Islander/Desi Americans in higher education. A recipient for this annual award is selected after a national nomination process and is presented at the NASPA National Conference. 

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Award Information

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2019

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Current Recipients

Past Recipients

  • 2018 | Varaxy Yi

    - University of Denver

  • 2018 | Joren Plunkett

    - University of Utah

  • 2017 | Brenda Dao

    - University of Utah

  • 2016 | Virginia Do

    - Miami University of Ohio

  • 2015 | Trina Tan

    - University of Vermont

  • 2014 | Aaron Parayno

    - Northeastern University