The Hawai`i's Daughters Guild of California supports the ever increasing educational need and goals of woman of Polynesian ancestry. Our commitment is to help young women achieve their post-secondary educational endeavors through mentoring and scholarship awards. Since 1970, we have awarded more than $350,000.00 in scholarships and we look forward to assisting many more women as they reach for the stars. Nothing is impossible when you have the support of family and friends. I MUA!
- Female of Polynesian ancestry
- California resident
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
Scholarship recipient must meet one of the following requirements:
- Enroll as a full-time student, as defined by the academic institution, at an accredited college/university in the academic year following high school graduation
- Enroll as a full-time student in the academic year immediately following scholarship award
- Continuing full-time undergraduate student
- Enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the academic year immediately following bachelor's degree program.
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Consideration is given to scholastic achievements, extra-curricular activities, community service, financial need, background, and career goals. These topics should be described in the autobiographical essay.
- Official Transcripts- High school, college, or university
- Three letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, employer, or community organization
- Autobiographical Essay
- Proof of Pacific Islander Ancestry
- Personal Interview (to be scheduled)
Deadline to Apply
Application and supporting documents must be postmarked no later than March 15th
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, are submitted by the postmark deadline as a complete application packet. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
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