Scholarships in Hawaii
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- 2023 Dr. Oliver M. Lee ScholarshipDeadline for applications is on April 21, 2023 at 11:59 PM. You **do not** have to be Chinese to apply to this scholarship. This scholarship is available to three (3) Hawaii students pursuing a post secondary education. For 2022, three (3) scholarships are valued at One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) each. The **Tsung Tsin Association of Honolulu, Hawaii** is a IRS 501(c)(4) non profit organization with the mission to promote the exchange of knowledge among the Hakka peoples, develop a spirit of cooperation among the Hakka in Hawaii and throughout the world, and promote education, charity and benevolence. This scholarship named for **Dr. Oliver M. Lee**, a TTA member for 40+ years and recently Chinese secretary from 2010 to 2017. Oliver's contributions to membership and management activities were always keyed to his Chinese background in reading, writing and speaking abilities plus his knowledge of the processes of the educational system. He continuously shared his knowledge by preparing and delivering multiple lectures on Chinese and Hakka history keyed to migrations to Hawaii, family names, Hakka dialect and Hakka leaders. The lectures are available to the public via [tinyurl.com/tsungtsinhi](https://tinyurl.com/tsungtsinhi). PROCEDURE: Submit the following by **April 21, 2023** * **Application form** * **Resume** * **A short, 1-page essay** * **Two (2) letters of recommendation** from instructors and/or mentors (non-family) * **A copy of your latest high school and/or college transcript**
- Edwin K. Hastings ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to outstanding seniors in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Travel Industry Management.
- Harriet Bouslog Labor ScholarshipThe Harriet Bouslog Labor Scholarship was established to demonstrate support for, as well as to commemorate the historic achievements of, the ILWU and encourage greater awareness and understanding among young people about the ILWU’s economic, social, and political contributions to Hawaii. The Scholarship provides college opportunities for children and/or relatives of **ILWU Local 142 members**, whose struggles made Hawaii the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic community it is today. The Scholarship is open to the family members of existing and retired ILWU 142 members. You must have applied for admission to, or be currently enrolled at, any of the 10 University of Hawaii system schools: * Four-year schools: UH Manoa, UH Hilo, UH West Oahu * Community colleges: Hawaii, Honolulu, Kapiolani, Kauai, Leeward, Maui College, Windward. Awards Available For 2022 will be listed soon.
- Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (HCCNC) ScholarshipThe Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (HCCNC) Scholarship's goal is to support future leaders as role models for the Hawai‘i community. This scholarship program is aimed at strengthening the pipeline of Bay Area college-bound students and ensuring retention so that more students obtain their degrees, support qualified Kama‘aina, and assist them in making the transition from high school to college, and from Hawai‘i to the mainland. Applications, which require a written essay describing each applicant’s strengths, and how their education will benefit the Hawai‘i community, are evaluated on the following criteria: * Demonstrated leadership qualities * Involvement in the community * Clarity of direction and goals * Academic achievement * Letters of recommendation Note: Applicants must be high school students that are **applying to California Bay Area colleges/universities**, OR be undergraduate students that are **currently enrolled in California Bay Area colleges/universities**.
- Hawaii Scholar-Athlete Scholarship.This scholarship is for incoming freshmen in the **Chaminade athletics program** who are Hawaii residents (graduating from a high schools in Hawaii) and have a good academic record.
- Inana NSF S-STEM ScholarshipThe goal of this program is to engage students with key challenges to resilience and sustainability, preparing a new generation of graduates equipped with the scientific, advocacy and communication skills to be part of the solution. To date 16 exceptional students have been supported by this program with four-year scholarships of $40,000 and the program has a ~90% retention rate.
- Office of Native Hawaiian Partnerships AwardThis scholarship is open to first-year students of **Chaminade University** who are of Native Hawaiian ancestry. This scholarship is renewable annually up to four years of study provided the student remains in good academic standing and completes continuing eligibility requirements including 20 hours of community service each semester.
- The 442nd Veterans ScholarshipThe 442nd Regimental Combat Team of the United States Army was a unit composed of mostly Japanese Americans who fought in Europe during the Second World War. The families of many of its soldiers were subject to internment. The 442nd was a self-sufficient fighting force, and fought with distinction in North Africa, Italy, southern France, and Germany, becoming the most highly decorated unit of its size and length of service in the history of the U.S. Army, including 21 Medal of Honor recipients.
- The Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) College ScholarshipsThe Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) was founded in 1931 to “perpetuate Chinese Culture” through the members and others to “promote, support and contribute to educational and charitable services through organizations, events and activities.” They will be awarding $2,500 to * high school students **who will be full-time undergraduate students** in the 2023-2024 academic year * **currently enrolled** full-time undergraduate and graduate students of an accredited four-year college or university for the 2023-2024 academic year All applicants must * be Chinese or interested in Chinese culture * be U.S. Citizens (or permanent residents) and residents of Hawaii * have a minimum GPA of 3.6 * be first-time award recipients Note: Relatives of Scholarship Committee selection members or Board of Directors are **not eligible** to apply. Notifications of the award will be made by **May 22, 2023**.