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Home > Schedule > Personal Statement Writing for Scholarships

Personal Statement Writing for Scholarships

Your personal statement is the one thing that allows you to stand out amongst the crowd of other scholarship applicants.

In this SOS workshop we will use various writing prompts which will help you to build the foundation of writing a powerful scholarship essay that sets you apart. We will also share insight into what scholarship selection committees look for when they review applications and essays.

You will walk away from this workshop with a solid set of writings which you can use to craft a strong personal statement for any scholarship you choose to apply for.
When/Time:

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When/Time: Thursday, February 6, 2014
10:45 am - 11:30 am
When/Time: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Where: Finanical Aids Lab (Iliahi 1st Floor) behind the Ho‘okele Desk

Resources:

University of Hawaii System Common Scholarship Application
The 2014-15 scholarship application is open until March 1, 2014

Kapi‘olani Community College Scholarship Funds

Angie Ocampo, Scholarships/VA Certifying Official
Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road Ilima 102
Honolulu, HI 96816-4421
kscholar@hawaii.edu

Additional Scholarship Workshops - run by the KCC Scholarship Office

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 10:30am to 11:30am
1:30pm to 2:30pm
2:35pm to 3:35pm
Room: Iliahi 123ABC

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: 10:30am to 11:30am
1:30pm to 2:30pm
2:35pm to 3:35pm
Room: Iliahi 123ABC

UHSYS_SCHOLARSHIP_GUIDE_1314 - FYI, from the UH System Scholarship Office. PDF version of guide they distribute at informational workshops. Not yet posted on their webpage: http://www.hawaii.edu/finaid/scholarships/system/
Feel free to distribute to students.

Hawaii Community Foundation - Every funding decision made at the Hawaii Community Foundation benefits from the collective wisdom of people and organizations wanting to help Hawaii. At HCF, we keep our heads and our hearts on the pulse of the community—applying solid analytics to philanthropic passion to help our island home in meaningful and measurable ways.

My UH Portal - STAR - Scholarship Tab - Community College Students click on the Community College Common Scholarship Application.

National Science Foundation - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"

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