Asiantation Mentoring Program (AMP)

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The Asiantation Mentoring Program (AMP) is an award-winning peer education program that assists incoming Asian American students adapt to their new college environment. New students are paired with continuing students who serve as a resource and assist them through their first year. Throughout the year AMP hosts various workshops- academic success, career preparation, and outreach opportunities-with each catering specifically to the incoming UConn student. The Asiantation Mentoring Program also provides new students the opportunity to connect with other students, faculty, and staff and to learn how to get involved with the Asian American Cultural Center and its affiliated student organizations.

Scholarships

The Asiantation Mentoring Program offers yearly scholarships to honor the AMP mentor and mentee of the year. Scholarship winners are chosen by a committee, and honored at the year-end Senior Banquet and Awards Night.

Mentor of the Year:

Award Amount: $250
Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Involvement with the Asian American Cultural Center.
  • Demonstrates excellence in mentoring and leadership.
Application Process
  • Nomination by self or others.
  • Two letters of recommendation - one from a faculty/staff member and one from a mentee.
  • Up to date Resume.
  • Completion of questionnaire.

Mentee of the Year:

Award Amount: $250
Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Involvement with the Asian American Cultural Center.
  • Demonstrates potential for leadership roles.
Application Process
  • By nomination only. Candidates can be nominated by any mentor or faculty/staff member.
  • Up to date Resume.
  • Completion of questionnaire.

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