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Last updated: Jan. 24, 2019

NHSEMP Undergraduate Scholars: Research Internships
Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program

Paid research positions through NHSEMP are available! 

  • Current NHSEMP Undergraduate Scholar;
  • Be in good academic standing;
  • Priority will be for students who have never participated in a faculty-driven research opportunity.
How to Apply:
  • Contact Kelli at chingkl@hawaii.edu to set up a meeting;
  • Start researching faculty who have research focus(i) that interest to you.
  • At your NHSEMP meeting, be prepared to discuss the following:
    • Your major
    • Your areas of STEM interest
    • Potential UH Mānoa faculty with research that aligns with your goals
Upon completion of your NHSEMP research meeting, additional details/forms will be provided.

NHSEMP Undergraduate Scholars: Mini Grants
Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program

MINI GRANT APPLICATION SP19 DEADLINE: April 18, 2019 (applications will be accepted now-Apr. 18, 2019)
Application & Original Receipts submitted to Holmes 207C.

Funding Opportunities: (REIMBURSEMENTS only)
* For items purchased during the AY2018-2019
  • Conference Travel: Conference/Registration fees, Allowable Travel Costs (i.e. lodging, airfare);
  • Academic/Professional Membership Dues (local, regional, national);
  • Graduate Exam Costs: test fees, prep course fees, test prep materials;
  • Research Supplies.
  • Current NHSEMP Undergraduate Scholar;
  • Be in good NHSEMP program standing (completed FA18 program requirements & working towards SP19 program requirements completion).
Documents Needed:
  1. Completed NHSEMP Mini Grant application form (detailed justification strongly recommended)
  2. Original receipts required (if items were purchased online, electronic receipts/invoices will be accepted)
For Questions or More Information: contact chingkl@hawaii.edu

Suggestions when Completing Application - 
1. Applications must be legible: 
A. When opening document in Adobe Acrobat:
     - Click on "Tools" --> open "Fill & Sign" (you should now be able to type into each section, sign, and save your form)
B. Write in Black or Blue ink (do not use pencil!)
2. Section 6: Justification - typed documents can be attached instead of writing into the box provided
* The more details provided, the better!

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Aug 24, 2018, 7:41 PM