Local Scholarship Opportunities

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    UH Mānoa Graduate Division Achievement Scholarship

    A limited number of merit-based Graduate Division Achievement Scholarships are available to qualified graduate students at UHM. To be eligible, a student must be a degree-seeking student in a master’s or doctoral program and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Students apply through their graduate programs. Awards are competitive.

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    Denise B. Evans Fellowship in Oceanographic Research

    This fellowship supports graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in Oceanography, including costs associated with attendance (e.g., tuition, books, fees, etc.), in addition to funds for salary, research, travel, supplies, and materials. Scholarship is open to international students.

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  • Willys and Sandina Lord Graduate Scholarship

    Graduate students in SOEST may apply for annual funds to support research and scholarship at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology.

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  • Hau‘oli Mau Loa Fellowship

    The purpose of this fund is to provide two-year graduate assistantships to students pursuing degrees in Oceanography, Earth Sciences, Marine Biology, and Botany. Funds may be used but are not limited to costs associated with attendance (e.g. books, fees, etc.) in addition to funds for student salary, travel to conferences or for research and supplies, to complement UH’s tuition exemption for graduate assistants.

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  • John J. Naughton Memorial Grant

    Available to graduate students in SOEST to support travel associated with geological or geochemical research at Kilauea on the island of Hawai‘i.

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  • Harold T. Stearns Graduate Fellowship

    Graduate students in Earth Sciences (EARTH) may apply yearly for funds from this fellowship to support research on geological and geophysical problems in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin. Awarded each spring for the following academic year.

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    Fred M. Bullard Endowed Graduate Fellowship

    Honoring Fred M. Bullard, who was a pioneer in the studies of volcanology and general geology and geophysics.  This fellowship aims to assist outstanding students with high potential for scholarship and research in the Department of Earth Sciences (EARTH).  This award is open to international students.

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  • Sarp M. Kayan Graduate Scholarship

    The purpose of this award is to assist full-time students in the Department of Oceanography in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa .

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  • William T. Coulbourn Fellowship in Marine Geology

    This fellowship is offered yearly on a competitive basis to undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences (EARTH).  The purpose of this award is to support student research in sedimentary marine geology.  Awarded each spring for the following academic year.

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