UH Bookstore System donates $25K to student scholarships

University of Hawaiʻi
Emily A Benton, (808) 956-2126
Mktg & Communications Mgr, Campus Services, Marketing
Posted: Sep 24, 2015

For the first time, the 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.

Opened for fall 2015, the UH Bookstore Scholarship received more than 2,900 eligible applicants through UH System Financial Aid. Winners were selected at random and awarded $1,000 toward part-time tuition or $2,000 for full-time tuition at their UH campus.

“We want our students to have everything they need for college life and more,” UH Bookstores Director Tricia Ejima said. “With a UH Bookstore Scholarship, we can make the complete college experience more possible.”

In all, 13 students were selected to receive a 2015-16 UH Bookstore Scholarship:

  • John Katzeman, UH Mānoa
  • Eri Nomura, UH Mānoa
  • Nadezna Ortega, UH Mānoa
  • Zachary Price, UH Hilo
  • Jayden-Rose Almeida, UH Maui College
  • Mackenzie Evans, UH Maui College
  • Deion James Agustin, UH West O‘ahu
  • Riley Viernes, Hawai‘i CC
  • Lily Udaundo, Honolulu CC
  • Sara Ng, Leeward CC
  • Ming Fang, Kapi‘olani CC
  • Rheif Callahan, Kaua‘i CC
  • Michael Andrews, Windward CC

Eligible scholarship recipients must have had a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher and submitted a scholarship application through UH System Financial Aid by March 2, 2015.

For more information, visit: www.hawaii.edu/finaid