1953 S. Beretania St., Suite 5C, Honolulu, HI 96826

808-949-6657

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HIROSHI & BARBARA KIM YAMASHITA

HEA SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE STUDENT

The Hiroshi & Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship has been established for an education major, intending to teach in a Hawaii public school, elementary or secondary level.  One $2,000 scholarship is being offered to full-time undergraduate students currently attending an accredited institution of higher learning.  Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.2 or better.  A payment of $1,000 will be sent each semester to the credit of the recipient at the institution enrolled.

Final selections will be based on information requested:

1.     Application and Financial Need (Summary paragraph)

2.     Personal Statement (Pursuit of education degree, etc.)

3.     Recommendations (Three required)

Three recommendations are required, two from college instructors, and one from a club advisor or employer or a community leader.  Applicant should provide each person with the Recommendation Form and an addressed stamped envelope to: Hiroshi & Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship Committee, c/o Hawaii Education Association, 1953 South Beretania Street, Suite 5C, Honolulu, HI  96826 or e-mail at hea.office@hawaiieducationassociation.org

Recommendations should be received at said address or e-mail by 12:00 Noon on April 1, 2019.

4.    Official College Transcripts (Abilities)

Official college transcripts should be mailed by institution or by applicant with other required forms by 12:00 Noon on April 1, 2019 to: Hiroshi & Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship Committee, c/o 1953 South Beretania Street, Suite 5C, Honolulu, HI  96826. 

 

A possible 30-point scale will be used in scoring applications:

    1-10 points    Financial Need
    1-5 points      Personal Statement    
    1-5 points      Recommendations
    1-10 points    Official College Transcript

The Hiroshi & Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship Committee will review all applications.  Selection of the individual awarded the scholarship by the Committee will be final.  All applicants shall be notified of the decision by or before  May 13, 2019.  If more details are needed, call (808) 949-6657 or e-mail HEA office at hea.office@hawaiieducationassociation.org.

HEA will publish winner’s name and photo for publicity purposes.
 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON FEBRUARY 1, 2020