UH Bookstores donate $25K to student scholarships

University of Hawaiʻi
Emily A Benton, (808) 956-2126
Mktg & Communications Mgr, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Posted: Feb 19, 2016

UH Manoa student Nadezna Ortega was 1 of 13 UH Bookstores Scholarship winners in fall 2015
UH Manoa student Nadezna Ortega was 1 of 13 UH Bookstores Scholarship winners in fall 2015

For the second year, University of Hawai‘i Bookstores released $25,000 in scholarship funds to support students enrolled at any campus within the University of Hawai‘i System.

The inaugural 2015 UH Bookstores Scholarship received more than 2,900 eligible applicants through UH System Financial Aid. Thirteen winners were selected in Fall 2015 and awarded $1,000 toward part-time tuition or $2,000 for full-time tuition at their UH campus.

Eligibility for the 2016 UH Bookstores Scholarship is based upon the following criteria:

  • Recipients shall be a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student in any area of study attending any campus within the University of Hawaiʻi System or an incoming freshman who has been accepted and committed to enroll in the University of Hawaiʻi System
  • Recipients shall have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above
  • Recipients shall have some degree of financial need, not necessarily as defined by federal guidelines

The deadline to apply for 2016 UH System Scholarships is March 1, 2016. For more details, visit www.hawaii.edu/finaid

About University of Hawai‘i Bookstores

The University of Hawai‘i Bookstores’s mission is to serve as a resource for the UH campus community by providing everything it needs for college life and more. The main branch of the UH Bookstores System is located on the University of Hawai‘i’s Mānoa campus, in the heart of Campus Center. In addition, there are stores on eight branch campuses: University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, University of Hawai‘i Maui College, University of Hawai‘i West O‘ahu, Leeward Community College, Kapi‘iolani Community College, Honolulu Community College, Kaua‘i Community College, and Windward Community College. All proceeds from UH Bookstores support the University of Hawai‘i. Visit www.bookstore.hawaii.edu for more information.