scholarships are available for members and their dependents attending
an accredited college or university. Based on school selection,
attendance and union status and Grade Point Average, the program
provides awards ranging from $200 - $1,000. Special awards are also available.
Applications are distributed from February 1 - April 15.
REMINDERS FOR THE
2005-2006 Scholarship Program:
number of renewals has been limited to four (4) as an undergraduate
student, and two (2) as a graduate student (regardless of how many
years are needed to complete your program).
new volunteer service program is being introduced and participation is
may refer to the Scholarship Brochure or Application Instructions for
more information on our Volunteer Service Program.
applicants are now required to be registered voters within the State
If you are currently registered,
a document is available that confirms a person’s status as a
registered voter in the State of Hawaii.
A “Voter Certificate” is available at any Satellite
City Hall office for a fee of .50 cents each.
This document must be picked up by the registered voter in
person only. ID and signature are required.
new voters, “Wikiwiki Voter Registration” forms are
available statewide as follows:
Verizon Yellow Pages
All Public Libraries
All U.S. Post Offices
Office of the
Satellite City Hall
Most State agencies
State of Hawaii Tax
Forms are also
available to download from the following link:
Date: March 17,
you need help finding information for your essay, you may want to
consult the Center for Labor Education and Research (CLEAR) at The
University of Hawaii - West Oahu.
Scholarship links at the top of the page are available in Adobe Acrobat format. If you
do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here to download it for free:
Scholarship Databases - These websites will
link you to databases where you can search for scholarships using
Local Scholarships - Call these organizations
to learn more about their scholarship offerings.
Schools Financial Aid Department
Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund for Local 996 members and
Other Good Information
- These websites have a variety of good information for the college
bound student. You will find a short description of each website
under it's link.
Skyward Communications oversees our public relations. They
also run Sassy Magazine. Check them out!
This website is a must if you are just beginning to plan your
college financing. The FAFSA forms set the foundation for most
school and governmental grants.
This is a fun site with a lot of helpful information. You
will find articles on topics such as "Making the Most Out of Your
Database Search" and "The Art of Scholarship
This website includes a Scholarship Seeker's Guide with many
helpful answers to common questions and a list of scholarships
available to local families. This website also allows you the
opportunity to apply online.
Thinking about attending college west of the Rockies? Then
this is the site for you! The Western Interstate Commission for
Higher Education offers Hawaii residents the opportunity to attend
certain colleges at 150% of residential tuition. This is a huge
savings from paying non-resident tuition!