2016 HWEA Scholarship Program

2016 HWEA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

PURPOSE
To provide financial assistance to HWEA members and their dependents seeking higher education, and to encourage academic excellence.

ELIGIBILITY
1. Any dues-paying member of HWEA (including PWO) or member’s dependent (claimed as a dependent on the member’s most recent income tax return) since July 31, 2015.
2. Must be at least a freshman in the Fall 2016 semester at a college or university, enrolled
full-time in a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree program.
3. Curriculum of study (or major) to include engineering, public health, or natural sciences
(e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, microbiology, oceanography, physics, etc.), as related to
the protection and enhancement of the water environment and associated public health.
4. Previous HWEA scholarship awardees are not eligible.

AWARD
Up to two $2,000 awards may be made each year. Awardee(s) will be invited to the HWEA
Conference awards luncheon at no charge.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
In order to be considered, applicants must submit the proper application form (both pages), provide an official transcript of grades for the most recent academic year and submit a letter of application, including the following application form and the items listed in Item 6. of the application form.

SELECTION
The number of awards to be made and the selection of the awardee(s) will be determined by the HWEA Executive Committee. Consideration will be given to applicants who are dedicated to their fields and have set goals for themselves which are consistent with the advancement of the objectives of WEF and HWEA.

 Applications must be submitted (or postmarked) no later than December 30, 2015.
 Awards will be announced at the HWEA Conference on February 2016. (date subject to change)
 Awards will be available for Fall 2016 (for Spring 2015, if already enrolled at a
college/university) and will be presented to the recipient upon proof of registration.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
MINDY YONESHIGE (Phone: 768-8197, Email: myoneshige@honolulu.gov)
APPLICATION FORMS MAY BE REPRODUCED.

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