SY 2020-2021


The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) is offering two scholarships of $2,000 each in academic year 2020-2021 to deserving high school seniors who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members. Members must be in good standing and shall have been members for at least one year.  Employees, officers & directors of HEA, and their immediate family members and individuals living in the same household (whether related or not) of such employee, officer or director are not eligible to apply.


These one-year scholarships are offered to graduating students who will enroll in any two- or four-year state or nationally accredited institution of higher learning in the 2020-2021 academic year.  Selections will be based on the following information:


1.     Completed scholarship application form including nature of study or training desired and place of study or training.


2.     Official High School Transcript (Provided and sent by the school.)


3.     Personal Statement


On a separate sheet of paper, in no more than 300 words state: (a) your reasons for pursuing higher education,    (b) your interests in your chosen field of study, and (c) how this scholarship can help you in achieving your goals and plans.


In addition, list and describe your participation in campus and community activities and scholastic or service honors received.


4.     Completed HEA Financial Aid Form.


5.     Recommendations from Teachers


At least three recommendations are required.  Have teachers mail recommendation form directly to the HEA Scholarship Committee, 1953 South Beretania Street, Suite 5C, Honolulu, HI  96826 or e-mail at hea.office@hawaiieducationassociation.org.  All information provided to the Committee will be held confidential.


The following table of points will be applied in scoring:


1-15 points          Abilities

1-15 points          Personal Statement    

1-10 points          Teacher Recommendations

1-10 points          Financial Need


The HEA Scholarship Committee will review all applications and select the scholarship winners.  The Committee's decision will be final.  Questions may be directed to the Hawaii Education Association, 1953 South Beretania Street, Suite 5C, Honolulu, HI  96826, Telephone:  949-6657 or e-mail us at hea.office@hawaiieducationassociation.org  Applications must be received by 12:00 Noon on Friday, May 15, 2020 via mail or e-mail.


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


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