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* NHSEMP Scholars Application *

Last updated Aug. 14, 2019

~ The 2019-2020 Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program Application is now AVAILABLE! ~
If you are interested in learning more about NHSEMP, please email nhsemp@hawaii.edu. 

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 06, 2019 Friday (by 11:59pm HST)

Student Eligibility
Preference will be given to students who meet the following requirements:
  • Native Hawaiian, Polynesian, Native American, and Alaska Native students and students of an underrepresented population in the STEM disciplines;
  • Students pursuing a STEM degree;
  • Full-time undergraduate status (minimum 12 credits)
  • Designated home campus is the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (as indicated on your MyUH profile)


A complete NHSEMP Application includes the following FOUR (4) documents submitted by the stated deadline - 
  1. 2019-20 NHSEMP Application (electronic)
  2. Essays (3)
  3. Current Resume
  4. Financial Aid Award Package for 2019-20

** Submit the following items via UH File Drop using Authentication (set the Expiration Timer to 14 days) to nhsemp@hawaii.edu:

1. NHSEMP Application - 
- Complete & submit the electronic application
- Document Format: PDF
- File Name Format: LastName_FistName_Application_NHSEMPFA19

2. Essays - 
- Document Format: PDF
- File Name Format: LastName_FistName_Essays_NHSEMPFA19

3. Current Resume - 
- Document Format: PDF
- File Name Format: LastName_FirstName_Resume_NHSEMPFA19

4. Financial Aid Award Package - 
(Go to: MyUH -> "View My Financial Aid Information" -> "Financial Aid" tab -> click "My Award Information" -> choose "Award by Aid Year" -> choose year -> print both "Award Overview" & "Resources/Additional Information" tabs)
- Document Format: PDF
- File Name Format: LastName_FirstName_AwardOverview_NHSEMPFA19

One (1) page, double-spaced, per essay (1-inch margins)

1. Tell us about yourself.
(ex: Who you are, interests & goals, academic & financial situation, plans beyond your degree, etc)

2. In your own words, please describe the relationship between Native Hawaiian culture and STEM.

3. Describe something about yourself that a reader would not know from your NHSEMP application and resume. Explain.
(ex: A trait, passion, accomplishment, quirk, etc.)

Application Deadline: SEPTEMBER 06, 2019 Friday (by 11:59pm HST)
** Submit documents via UH File Drop using Authentication (set the Expiration Timer to 14 days) to nhsemp@hawaii.edu

For Electronic Application, CLICK HERE

For questions, please contact: nhsemp@hawaii.edu