- Currently enrolled as a Shidler undergraduate student
- Minimum GPA 3.0
- Application form with accompaning documents and estimated expense report.
- Attend a mandatory pre-departure briefing
- Maintain a blog site while abroad
- Upon return, submit an expense report and a narrative of your experience
- Share your experience as a mentor and/or speaker to future Freeman and Johnson Scholars
How to Apply for Travel Scholarships
Write Personal Statement
Candidates must enclose a double-spaced 2-3 page personal statement describing the applicant's academic and career objectives, and the importance of an international experience in relation to meeting those objectives.
Candidates should provide a current resume, which includes involvement in student clubs, community service, internships, and work experience.
In consultation with their academic advisor, candidates must provide a copy of their academic plan reflecting progress towards graduation, proposed courses they plan to take at their host university, and their projected graduation semester.
STAR Campus Report
All candidates must provide a University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa STAR campus report reflecting UHM courses, as well as a transfer credit report reflecting courses and grades from other academic institutions in order to be considered. Failure to comply will result in the students’ ineligibility for further review.
Fill Out Travel Expense Report
Complete Student Scholarship Application Form
Please be sure to fill in all necessary information and print-out and sign before submitting application form.
Incomplete applications will be ineligible for further review. A complete application packet includes Parts 1 through 7.
Submit an Electronic and Hardcopy of Application & Related Documents
Hardcopy: Application materials and related documents must be submitted to
C/O Rikki Mitsunaga
Shidler College of Business University of Hawaii at Manoa
2404 Maile Way, B-101
Honolulu, HI 96822
Electronic Copy: Send an electronic version of the application, travel expense sheet, and personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org