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Posted on | February 12, 2010 | Comments Off on Announcements

  • Water Research Endowed Scholarship Applications

Water Research Endowed Scholarship Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the L. Stephen Lau Water Research Endowed Scholarship, which will be awarded in fall 2010. The award amount is $1,500.

The scholarship was established with funds endowed to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa by L. Stephen Lau and Virginia May Lau of Honolulu. Lau is emeritus professor of civil engineering at UH Mānoa’s College of Engineering, and was director of the UH Mānoa Water Resources Research Center from 1971 to 1990.

The purpose of the scholarship is to further knowledge of Hawaiʻi’s natural waters by providing financial assistance that may be used for anything related to costs of attendance or research.

Eligibility criteria

    Part- or full-time UH Mānoa student
    Upper division undergraduate or fraduate student
    Any discipline related to water resources at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Selection criteria

    Minimum GPA of 3.2 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduates
    An essay or a research proposal on any aspect of Hawaiʻi natural waters and how the applicant’s research or area of study is related to it

The application deadline is Feb. 26, 2010. Applications are available online.. For more information, contact Barbara Guieb at (808) 956-7848 or email.

Applicants must submit the application form, an essay or research proposal, and evidence of eligibility for the scholarship, to the Director, UH Mānoa Water Resources Research Center, 2540 Dole St., Holmes Hall 283, Honolulu, HI 96822.