Apply Now: HGEA Union Strong Scholarship
HGEA is pleased to announce the HGEA Union Strong scholarship will be awarded again this year. Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who graduated from a high school in the state of Hawaii and plan to pursue post-high school study on a full-time basis at a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school.
The following criteria will be used to determine the scholarship awards.
- An essay of not more than 1,000 words as to the importance of labor unions in Hawaii. The essay may be written from a personal point of view or from a historical perspective.
- A cover letter with relevant information: name, address, phone number, email address and what type of school you plan to attend or are attending.
- Include the full name of a parent or guardian who is an HGEA included bargaining unit member in good standing.*
All submissions must be received or postmarked by Friday, July 30, 2021. Applications may be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: HGEA Union Strong Scholarship, Attention Ms. Wes Aki, 888 Mililani St., Suite 401, Honolulu, HI, 96813. Please direct all questions to Ms. Aki at 543-0088.
A decision will be made by Friday, September 3, 2021 and winners will be notified shortly thereafter.
*Applicants must be a member or dependent, for tax purposes, of an HGEA included bargaining unit member who has been in good standing for at least one year prior to July 30, 2021.
**Those who have been awarded the C.R. Kendall or R. K. Okata Scholarship are not eligible for the HGEA Union Strong Scholarship. Thank you for your understanding.