Since 2003, when the Portuguese Association began awarding college scholarships,the nonprofit organization has given $67,000 to sixty-four residents of Maui County.

2024 PAM SCHOLARSHIP

The Portuguese Association of Maui is pleased to announce the availability of five scholarship grant awards in the amount of $1,000 each for college or university academic and/or vocational education in 2024.

High school seniors planning to continue their education and adult students already enrolled in accredited post-secondary educational institutions who are of Portuguese or part-Portuguese ancestry are invited to apply for the scholarship grants.

During the course of their studies, awardees are required to list Maui County as their permanent residence.

In addition to a completed and signed application, applicants are required to furnish the following:
  1. A high school transcript or a transcript of the most recently completed semester in a post-secondary institution.
  2. Two letters of reference from persons other than relatives. References may be from teachers, counselors, employers or persons who have known the applicant long enough to attest to his/her capabilities.
  3. A personal essay not to exceed one page describing the applicant’s reason(s) for applying for this particular scholarship.
All documents must be mailed to:
Portuguese Association of Maui
Scholarship Chair
401 Baldwin Avenue, Suite 201
Pā'ia, Hawai'i 96779

Applications and required documents must be postmarked not later than March 31, 2024 to be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application packets early. In the event of a missing document, the Association will attempt to notify the applicant of the matter so it can be resolved by March 31.

Applicants may be required to appear for an interview with the selection subcommittee.
Announcement of awards will be made in June. Scholarship grants will be presented in July.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION

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For further information, please contact
Scholarship Chairman Audrey Rocha Reed
at either
(808)243-0065(b) or audrey@mauigateway.com.

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