AAUW Hilo offering scholarships

HPM Barney S. Fujimoto Memorial Scholarship

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HPM Barney S. Fujimoto Memorial Scholarship

Applications for HPM Building Supply’s Barney S. Fujimoto Memorial Scholarship are available online for Hawaii Island, Oahu and Kauai high school seniors who are planning to attend any University of Hawaii institution.

For more than 30 years, the annual Barney S. Fujimoto Memorial Scholarship has promoted academic achievement and excellence to high school students.

Fujimoto, a past officer of HPM, strongly valued the importance of higher education.

Today, HPM continues to express these same values through $1,000 scholarships named in his honor.

Waiakea High School graduate Theodore Uekawa was among five seniors awarded HPM scholarships in 2016.

Scholarships will be awarded to students who are able to show a history of strong community service and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The deadline to apply is March 1.

To submit an application or for more information, visit hpmhawaii.com/about/scholarship.

American Association of University Women Hilo

The American Association of University Women Hilo Branch invites all resident women with junior status or higher attending the University of Hawaii at Hilo to apply for $6,000 in scholarships for 2027-18.

Scholarship application and information can be found online at www.hilo-hi.aauw.net. Applications are due by April 1.

Applications must be accompanied by two recommendations from faculty or relevant mentors. Students are encouraged to make appointments with appropriate faculty in their academic department as soon as possible to meet the deadline.

AAUW Hilo is partnering with the Academic Success Center at UH-Hilo to offer free scholarship application preparation workshops from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and noon-1 p.m. Feb. 15 in the library writing lab.

The AAUW Hilo Scholarship Fund is a nonprofit fund established in 2014.

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For more than 65 years, the Hilo AAUW has helped women and girls in the community achieve self-realization through education.

For more information, visit www.hilo-hi.aauw.net or email rcmuller27@hotmail.com.

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