L. Stephen Lau Water Research Endowed Scholarship to be awarded in fall 2010

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Barbara A Guieb, (808) 956-7848
Admin Asst III, Water Resources Research Center
Posted: Feb 3, 2010

Applications are now being accepted for the L. Stephen Lau Water Research Endowed Scholarship which will be awarded in fall 2010.  The award amount is $1,500.
The scholarship was established with funds endowed to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa by Dr. L. Stephen Lau and Mrs. Virginia May Lau of Honolulu. Dr. Lau is emeritus professor of Civil Engineering at UH Mānoa’s College of Engineering, and was director of the UH Mānoa Water Resources Research Center from 1971 to 1990.
The purpose of the scholarship is to further knowledge of Hawai‘i’s natural waters by providing financial assistance that may be used for anything related to costs of attendance or research.
Eligibility criteria:
  • Part- or full-time UH Mānoa student;
  • Upper division undergraduate or
  • Graduate student;
  • Any discipline related to water resources at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Selection criteria:
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduates.
  • An essay or a research proposal on any aspect of Hawai‘i natural waters and how the applicant’s research or area of study is related to it.
The application deadline is February 26, 2010. Applications are available at www.wrrc.hawaiii.edu. For more information, contact Barbara Guieb at (808) 956-7848 or barbarag@hawaii.edu.
Applicants must submit the application form, an essay or research proposal, and evidence of eligibility for the scholarship, to the Director, UH Mānoa Water Resources Research Center, 2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall 283, Honolulu, HI 96822.