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– Evan Esar What is it?? Why Should I Apply?? Steps to Apply The NEW UH System Common Scholarship Application Any little bit help$! https://uhsys.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com 1. Be a UH student 7. Fill out the online application UH System Common Scholarship Application Who Can Apply?? Students attending ANY one of the 10 UH campuses ANY student who wants to be considered for UH System scholarships When is the deadline to apply? March 1, 2013 by 4pm HST It doesn't hurt (we promise) Where do I go to apply?? http://hawaii.edu/finaid/scholarships/system UH System Scholarships Website 2. FAFSA Documents you'll need: Apply for admissions at
http://hawaii.edu/admissions/ It's FREE...don't pay for it! www.fafsa.gov Your SSN and parent(s)' SSN (if applicable) Driver's license # Alien registration card (if applicable) Federal tax information such as your W-2, parent(s)' W-2 (if applicable) Records of any untaxed income Information on savings, & checking accounts, investments, business & farm assets 3. Transcripts Have your official high school or college transcripts sent to the UH System Scholarship Office Postmarked by March 1! 4. Letters of Recommendation Request permission from at least two (2) people to write letters for you and get their email addresses Ask before listing people to write letters for you Deadline to submit is March 9 5. Personal Statement Your statement should include: Prepare your personal statement in a Word document then copy & paste it when prompted Why you think you deserve a scholarship How these scholarships have helped and/or will help in your education Your educational & career goals Any accomplishments, including honors or awards Current employment Any extracurricular activities Personal background Any barriers to you obtaining your goals & how you plan to overcome them 6. Essays Prepare your essays in a Word document then copy & paste it when prompted Essays do not take the place of personal statements Once you submit your application, you CANNOT make changes! Make sure your application is complete and accurate Questions?? contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org Priority deadline: March 1 for UH Hilo, Manoa & West Oahu April 1 for all UH Community Colleges A piece of YOU Stop thinking, start writing Find editors (proofreaders) Re-use your personal statements The scholarship committee wants to know YOU! A "snap shot" of yourself Steps To Writing A Personal Statement UHCC Study Abroad
Scholarship Website http://uhcc.hawaii.edu/international https://uhsys.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com Who can I ask to write a
Letter of Recommendation for me?? Teachers or Professors Employers Religious Leaders Community Leaders Organization Leaders Contact us at:
email@example.com great resource for all things regarding system scholarships! Students attending UH Hilo, Manoa, or West Oahu can also contact the Financial Aid Office at their campus to apply for campus-specific scholarships Incoming Freshmen Students: Have your official high school transcript(s) sent If you attended more than one high school, please request a transcript from each of the high schools. Transfer Students: Have your official college/university transcript(s) sent If you attended more than one college/university, please request a transcript from each college/university. Continuing UH Students (w/less than 12 credits at UH): Please send your official high school transcript(s) if you have less than 12 credits completed at UH or any college/university Please send your official college transcript(s) if you have at least 12 credits completed at another college/university but have less than 12 credits at UH Continuing UH Students (w/at least 12 credits at UH): If you have at least 12 credits at UH, you do NOT need to have any transcripts sentSee the full transcript