Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Margaret Sloggett Fisher Scholarship 2010-2011

The Margaret Sloggett Fisher Scholarship is available for students concentrating in historical preservation, museum studies, history, anthropology, Hawaiian studies, ethnic studies and American studies.

The memorial scholarship honors Margaret Sloggett Fisher who was born in Lihue, Kauai in 1906. She was the daughter of Henry Digby Sloggett and Lucy Etta Wilcox, and married Gerald Merriman Fisher in 1930. The granddaughter of Samuel Wilcox and Emma Lyman Wilcox, Mrs. Fisher was also the great-granddaughter of Hawaii missionaries Abner and Lucy Wilcox of Hanalei, Kauai and David Belden and Sarah Joiner Lyman of Hilo, Hawaii, and was a founding museum trustee of Waioli Mission House in Hanalei.

The Trustees of Waioli Corporation, which oversees Waioli Mission House, Grove Farm and Mahamoku museums on Kauai, encourage graduate students and college juniors and seniors who are residents of the state, studying in Hawaii or on the mainland, to apply for the $1,000 scholarship for the 2010-2011 school year. Preference in selection will be given to students who are Kauai residents.

For more scholarship and application information please call (808) 245-3202 or email grovefarm@hawaiiantel.net.