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January application deadline for spring scholarships and awards

by Kalamalama staff

Each spring, at its Annual Scholarships and Awards Honors Banquet, Hawai‘i Pacific University presents to continuing students a variety of monetary awards and tuition scholarships in a wide range of categories. The application deadline for spring awards is Jan. 30, 2004.

 
The following list contains only basic qualifying information. For details, information on procedures, and application forms, consult the Office of Scholarships and Honors, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 210, 566-2430.


Tuition-Waiver Scholarships
 

The Aston Scholarship
$1,500 awarded to an undergraduate in travel industry management with at least two semesters at HPU and a 3.25 GPA. Funded annually at the discretion of the donor.

The Bossert Scholarship
$800 awarded to students who have completed a minimum of two semesters at HPU with a 3.5 GPA, and who have demonstrated leadership ability and skills through student activities, service organizations, or publications. Preference to students who demonstrate financial need. (If more than one student is selected, scholarship amount will be distributed among the recipients.)

Doo Wook & Helen Nahm Choy Scholarship
$2,700 awarded to one or more full-time students with a 3.5 GPA for a minimum of two semesters at HPU who are active in the ministry (e.g., pastor, Bible teacher, music minister, missionary, etc.) and who demonstrate financial need. (If more than one student is selected, the scholarship amount will be distributed among the recipients.)

Eleanor Meader Putnam Memorial Scholarship
$1,000 awarded to either a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled full-time in any degree program who has two semesters at HPU, a 3.25 GPA, and demonstrated financial need. Established in memory of Eleanor Meader Putnam, wife of James Meader, the first president of Hawai‘i Pacific University.

First Insurance Company Scholarship
$1,400 awarded to a full-time student majoring in business administration or accounting with a minimum of two semesters at HPU and a 3.5 GPA. (If more than one student is selected, the scholarship amount will be distributed among the recipients.)

Hawaii Accounting Education Foundation Scholarship
$1,300 awarded to either a graduate student in the MBA degree program with a concentration in accounting, or an undergraduate student in the BSBA program majoring in accounting, with two semesters at HPU and a 3.5 GPA.

J. Watumull Scholarship
$7,700 awarded to one or more full-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in business or economics who have completed two semesters at HPU with a 3.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to students of east-Indian ancestry. (If more than one student is selected, the scholarship amount will be distributed among the recipients.)

Marley Irons Memorial Scholarship
$4,300 awarded to each of two students in the nursing program with preference given to those planning to work in intensive care units or in pediatrics. Applicants must have completed 61-89 credits with a 3.25 GPA, must demonstrate financial need, a record of community service, and an interest in service to children and youths. This scholarship is given by Richard and Anne Palma in memory of their daughter, Marley Irons, a former nursing student at HPU.

Margaret Hustace Pietsch Memorial Scholarship
$4,600 awarded to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in any degree program with at least two semesters at HPU and a 3.25 GPA who has performed or been involved with community service outside of HPU, is a U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of Hawai‘i, and demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is given in memory of Margaret Hustace Pietsch, the former wife of Hawai‘i Pacific University Trustee Mr. Charles Pietsch III. (If more than one student is selected, the scholarship amount will be distributed among the recipients.)
Application deadline for all the above scholarships: January 30, 2004 All scholarships are awarded for the fall 2004-spring 2005 academic year.

 
Cash and Other Awards
 

Professor Louis Abraham Excellence in Computer Science Award
$500 cash award to a graduate student enrolled in the MSIS degree program with a 3.25 GPA, or an undergraduate students in the computer science degree program with a 3.25 GPA. Given in memory of Louis Abraham, professor and “father of computer science” at HPU. Funded by contributions from the computer science and information systems faculty and matched by the University.

All these scholarships and awards will be present in the spring 2004 term at the 21st Annual Honors Banquet.

 

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