Scholarships for STEM Program (S-STEM)

Application Checklist

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No applications are being accepted at this time.

Either print, sign, and mail the form along with all your supporting documentation in hard copy; or

Use the 2019 S-STEM Fillable Application Form (PDF) and send as an attachment from your email address. Be sure to include your supporting documentation as scanned attachments as well.

  • S-STEM Application Form
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status, acceptable documentation:
    • For U.S. Citizens:
      • Copy of your United States Passport, the page with your name and photo: or
      • Copy of your Birth Certificate confirming a United States place of birth
    • For US Nationals:
      • Copy of your Passport, the page with your name and photo
    • For Permanent Resident Aliens:
      • Copy of your Passport, the page with your name and photo: and
      • Copy of your Permanent Resident card (“Green Card”), front and back
  • Official High School Transcripts, or Official College Transcripts
  • List of your Mathematics courses
    • Current courses with your grade as of the date of your application (most recent report card is sufficient)
    • Past courses with your final grade (should be included in your transcript)
  • Official SAT Scores or ACT with writing part completed, if you are an entering freshman (you may send us a copy while we wait for the official results to arrive at UH Hilo)
  • Personal Statement
    • Feel free to include as much detail about yourself as you feel necessary (See instructions in the Application Form)
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a High School Mathematics and/or Science teacher, or a College Professor
    • Please have your teacher send the letter of recommendation directly to Ms. Terrilani Chong , address below
    • Letter must be in a sealed envelope with your teacher’s signature across the seal

Copy of your submitted University of Hawaiʻi application, if submitted.

How to submit:

  • Electronically: You may submit by email attachment, including all supporting documents as scans, to using the subject line “S-STEM Application”

  • In hard copy: You may also mail a hard copy of your application and supporting documents to:

Ms. Terrilani Chong
University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
S-STEM Program
200 West Kāwili Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Acceptance into the S-STEM Program will be decided after your Pell Eligibility is confirmed.