Scholarship

ACUW SCHOLARSHIPS

The Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) was founded in 1931 to ”perpetuate Chinese culture” through its members and others who support educational and charitable purposes in Hawaii and to “promote, support and contribute to educational and charitable services through organizations, events and activities.”

ACUW awards Scholarships that are funded by ACUW fundraisers and are available annually.

2018 ACUW Scholarship Application

posted Dec 27, 2014, 8:13 PM by Acuw Hawaii   [ updated Apr 20, 2018, 11:12 PM ]

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ACUW, along with the Betty Mae Ling Charitable Trust and the Betty and Walter Chang Donation Challenge, will be awarding nine (yes, 9!) scholarships of $4000 each for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Awards shall be made on the basis of scholarship achievement, financial need, good character, extra-curricular activities, and involvement in school and/or community service.  

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The scholarship is open to HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS OR COLLEGE STUDENTS who will be full-time undergraduate students of accredited American universities and four year colleges.  In addition, the applicant must be Chinese or interested in Chinese Culture, be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, be a resident of the State of Hawaii, and have a minimum GPA of 3.8.

The following additional requirements must be submitted in Word, Excel, or PDF format via email to  ACUW.Scholarship@gmail.com:

1.  First two pages of your parents' and your (if applicable) most current Federal Tax Form 1040 or a completed FAFSA form.
2.  Two letters of recommendation sent directly from people you know you well academically. References should include their occupation and phone number. 
3.  Your high school/college grades transcript, including 2017 Fall Semester grades, if applicable.
4.  Copy of your SAT/ACT scores.
5.  Advance Placement/Honors courses
6.  List and briefly describe extracurricular activities, offices held, and school/community service. Limit 250 words.
7.  Personal statement as to why you should be awarded this scholarship, including your plans for serving the community after graduation.  Limit 150 words.
8.  Statement about your interest in Chinese Culture. Limit 100 words.

A personal interview may be requested.  Completed application must be submitted online by midnight HST April 30, 2018.  Additional requirements must be submitted by email by midnight HST May 3, 2018 to ACUW.Scholarship@gmail.com (Note the DOT between ACUW and Scholarship)

Email ACUW.Scholarship@gmail.com for any questions you have.  GOOD LUCK!

-- 
Beverly Taira
2018 Scholarship Chair
Associated Chinese University Women

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