Scholarship Application

 Applicants for the Windward Oahu Scholarships, please read the following:

Applicants must be legal residents of Windward Oahu, enrolled in or accepted for admission at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution in the state of Hawaii and have not previously earned a baccalaureate degree.  Applicants must be enrolled in a classified degree program.  Selection will be made on academic potential and need as determined by the Local Grants Committee of AAUW Windward Oahu Branch.

The applicant must submit:

1.  Completed educational grant application.

2.  A type-written statement which addresses all three of the following:  (a) applicant’s educational and career goals, (b) why applicant believes they should be awarded a grant from the Windward Branch of AAUW and (c) why the applicant chose the college that she will attend.

3.  A copy of applicant’s high school transcript if they have not attended college, or most recent college transcript (including work in progress which can be an online student copy).

4.  Two letters of recommendation mailed directly to the committee or e-mailed to jbsestak@prodigy.net.  These should be from teachers (preferred), counselors, employers, supervisors or others well acquainted with the student’s abilities and potential — not relatives.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the letters of recommendation are postmarked by the March 1, 2018 deadline.

All application materials  –  Application, Personal Statement, Transcripts and Letters of Recommendation  –  must be postmarked or received by March 1, 2018 and sent to Betty Sestak at 535 F Keolu Drive, Kailua, Hawaii 96734 or e-mailed to Betty Sestak at jbsestak@prodigy.net.   Application materials will not be returned.

Awards will be made in April 2018.  Awardees will be invited to the Branch Scholarship Luncheon to be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018.  Additional information is available by contacting Betty Sestak at 262-0530 or by e-mail at jbsestak@prodigy.net.

 Windward O’ahu Educational Grant for 2018-2019

PLEASE COMPLETE THE GRANT APPLICATION USING THE FORM BELOW OR DOWNLOAD A PRINTABLE VERSION  AND MAIL TO BETTY SESTAK AT 535 F KEOLU DRIVE, KAILUA, 96734.  INCLUDE YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.  PRINT ONE COPY TO BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.  IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE THE FORM BELOW, MAIL THE APPLICATION MATERIALS ALONG WITH A PRINTED COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION TO BETTY SESTAK.  KEEP A COPY OF THIS APPLICATION FOR YOUR RECORDS.

AAUW Windward O'ahu - Educational Grant Application

  • (needed only after receiving grant)
  • All Household Members

  • Education

  • (Must be in state of Hawaii. Attach letter of acceptance if college transcript does not show current enrollment.)
  • 2017 Total Yearly Household Income

  • (ex: child support, trust funds, savings accounts)
  • Experience

  • (List last job first. Include dates/name of business/position.)
  • References

    List the names and telephone numbers of those who have agreed to write recommendation letters on your behalf.