Two UH Hilo juniors receive alumni scholarshipsUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
Director Media Relations
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association has awarded scholarships to Sarah Nicolaisen and Corina Sampaia.
Nicolaisen, a junior biology major, will receive a $2,000 alumni scholarship plus a $2,000 scholarship from the Two-Ten Golf Club in the name of Stanley I. Hara. Sampaia, a junior mathematics major, will receive a $1,500 alumni scholarship.
Nicolaisen, who was salutatorian in her graduating class at Kaʻu High School, plans to become a primary care physician. Sampaia, a Hilo High School graduate, plans to become a high school math teacher.
Scholarship recipients are selected based primarily on academic merit and secondarily on financial need, and must be or have an immediate family member who is a UH Hilo alumnus. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000 each, depending on funds available. A total of 17 alumni scholarships have been awarded since 2004.
To donate or help raise scholarship funds, call (808) 974-7501 or (808) 974-7643, or visit the UH Hilo Alumni and Friends Association Web site at http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/alumni.