Joseph A. Sowa Scholarship

Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation

Joseph A. Sowa Scholarship is a $1,600 fund provided to a student who needs financial assistance in pursuing a post-secondary study. The applicant must major in the communications field.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be either a classified undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicant must be enrolled full-time.
  • Character Traits:
    The applicant must demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community.
  • College:
    The applicant must be enrolled in a two- or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • Major/Career:
    The awardee must major in the field of communications.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Submit an essay describing your plan to maximize the potential of young people through communication as well as demonstrate the possession of leadership potential in the community.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Submit two letters of recommendation from teacher, counselor, employer or community organization demonstrating the students moral & ethical traits are in alignment with Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishops, including self-discipline, scholarship and extracurricular involvement.
  • Other Materials:
    The application must include a Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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