Edward Payson and Bernice Pi’ilani Irwin Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$35,986

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1, 2021

Monday
Awarded By:

Hawai'i Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 19 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must major in journalism or communications.
  3. Must be a resident of Hawaii.
  4. Must attend or plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university as a full-time student (12 credits per semester for undergraduate; 9 credits per semester for graduate).
  5. Must demonstrate academic achievement with a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. Must be a college junior, senior or a graduate student at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher. Students must be majoring in journalism or communications.

Application requirements for the Edward Payson and Bernice Pi’ilani Irwin Scholarship are:

  • FAFSA
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: All applicants for this award must demonstrate financial need and good moral character. Recipients will be notified after the scholarship selection committees meet, which could be any time between May and August.

Award Amount: Approximately $1,894 annually, non-renewable. Students may reapply each year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $35,986.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 1, 2021

Online application forms are available on the Hawai'i Community Foundation website. The student should visit the provider's website for detailed instructions on how to complete the online application. In addition to the online application form, the student must submit the following supporting materials: the printed confirmation page that is generated after applying online; a typed, double-spaced personal statement of two to three pages answering the questions listed at teh provider's website; an official copy of his/her most recent transcript; and a copy of his/her SAR (Student Aid Report). The SAR is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. The student will not be able to submit his/her application until all required supporting documents are electronically attached to the application. Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. HST on the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 1164 Bishop St. Suite 800 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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