EALC would like to recognize our department members' accomplishments. A few are mentioned here:
Faculty Award Recipients
Part of Stanford's Long-Range Vision, intended to foster research in the humanities and social sciences that explores our changing world, including our changing bodies, minds, globe and political structures.
Residential fellowships support long-term, unusually ambitious projects undertaken by recently tenured scholars in the humanities and related social sciences, with the goal of producing a major piece of scholarly work.
Graduate Award Recipients
Blakemore Freeman Fellowship
Blakemore Foundation Grants for graduating seniors, college graduates, graduate students and working professionals for an academic year abroad in full-time intensive Asian language study.
- 2018-19: Elise Huerta
Centennial Teaching Assistant Award
The Centennial Teaching Assistant (CTA) Award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants (TAs) for their tremendous service and dedication in providing excellent classroom instruction for Stanford students
- 2019: Jiajing Wang
- 2017: Paul Ganir
- 2015: Hangping Xu
G.J. Pigott Scholars Program Award
This competitive award, a gift from the Pigott family, recognizes graduate students in the Humanities whose work is of the highest quality.
- 2021-22: Matthew Palmer
Stanford Alumni Association Student Awards - Graduate Student Community Impact Award
The Stanford Alumni Association recognizes graduate students who have enhanced the Stanford community through their exemplary leadership of a student organization, creation of an event or program, or other unique campus contribution. These outstanding students have fostered a sense of belonging and inspired enthusiasm among fellow grad students.
- 2020: Melissa Hosek
- 2019: David Hazard
Stanford Humanities Center Dissertation Prize Fellowship
The SHC Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowships are awarded to doctoral students whose work is of the highest distinction and promise. Recipients have offices at the Humanities Center and take part with other graduate and faculty fellows in the Center's programs, promoting humanistic research and education at Stanford.
- 2019-20: Mei Li Inouye
Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF)
The Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF) is a competitive University-wide program that awards three-year fellowships to outstanding doctoral students engaged in interdisciplinary research
- 2020: Maciej Kurzynski (Satre Family Fellow)
Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
The Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship recognizes advanced humanities doctoral students whose work is of the highest quality and who demonstrate the promise of further outstanding achievement.
- 2021-22: Elise Huerta
Undergraduate Award Recipients
James J. Y. Liu Prize for Distinguished Undergraduate Work in Asian Languages and Cultures
EALC Departmental Prize awarded to an undergraduate student who has written an outstanding essay on the literature or culture of China, Japan, or Korea.
- 2020: Won-Gi Jung; Christopher Rielage
- 2019: Linda Zhou
- 2018: Lilian Kong; Kelsey Reardon
- 2017: Kelsey Reardon
- 2016: Austin Clapp
- 2015: Anthony Ding; Sarah Elizabeth Simmons
Kung-Yi Kao Prize for Outstanding Progress in the Study of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean Language
EALC Departmental Prize awarded to an outstanding undergraduate in an Asian Language Study.
- 2020: Kiara Harding (Japanese Language); Megan Faircloth (Korean Language)
- 2019: Shadi Barhoumi (Chinese Language); Fei Fang (Japanese Language)
- 2018: Jesse Burkett (Japanese Language); Katharina Brown (Chinese Language); Isabella Cai (Chinese Language)
- 2017: Emily Franklin (Japanese Language)
- 2016: Herman Chau (Japanese Language); Lilian Kong (Chinese Language); Steven Pham (Japanese Language)
- 2015: Joshua Scrivner (Japanese Language); Laura Conigliaro (Chinese Language)
Heidi Chou Fund Award
Funding awarded to undergraduate students for the purpose of enhancing their Chinese language skills
- 2020: Clare Phelps
- 2019: Christine Xue; Lyndon DeFoe; Alexis Kuppersmith; Jaymi McNabb; Cole McFaul; Araya Sornwarnee; Rachel Gardner; Michelle Huang; Barry Cheung; Christopher Rielage; Emma Sylvester Bowers
- 2018: Cora Cliburn; Aayan Das; Carling Suzanne Hank; Jiyoung Jeong; Renata Starbird Lim; Adrian Liu; Emily Ruan; Liliana Taylor
Korea Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies
- 2020: Won-Gi Jung