Saturday, October 19, 2019


The Hawaii Filipino Chronicle is offering its first $2,500+ scholarship to a local Filipino journalism student enrolled full time at a four-year university in Hawaii. The deadline is Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. This is a great opportunity to earn money for college and be recognized at an awards gala in November with high profile attendees (also a great opportunity to network with professionals).


  • Filipino or part-Filipino
  • U.S. citizen
  • Hawaii high school graduate (as of summer 2019)
  • Full-time college student (at least 12 credits undergraduate) enrolled as an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior or non-graduating senior at an accredited four-year public or private college/university in Hawaii by the 2019 fall semester
  • Journalism, mass communications or media-related major
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA (on 4.0 scale)


Please send the following to by the Sept. 30, 2019, deadline.

  • Completed application form (download HERE)
  • Copy of recent high school or college transcript (finalists may send official transcripts later for verification)
  • Reference form (download HERE)
  • Three samples of journalistic writing (may email attachments or weblinks)
  • Essay (details on the application form)

One winner will be selected by the scholarship committee and notified by mid-October. He/she will be profiled in an article with his/her essay published in the Chronicle.

PLUS…the winner may receive an additional $1,000 for his/her remaining academic years for maintaining a 3.0 GPA!

More details are on the official application form. Good luck!