Monday, April 25, 2011

Margaret Sloggett Fisher Scholarship 2011-2012

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
Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i in 1906. She was the daughter of Henry Digby Sloggett and Lucy Etta Wilcox, and married Gerald Marriman Fisher in 1930. The granddaughter of Samuel Wilcox and Emmas Lyman Wilcox, Mrs. Fisher was also the great-granddaughter of Hawai‘i missionaries Abner and Lucy Wilcox of Hanalei, Kaua‘i and David Belden and Sarah Joiner Lyman of Hilo, Hawai‘i, and was a founding museum trustee of Wai‘oli Mission House in Hanalei.

The Trustees of Wai‘oli corporation, which oversees Wai‘oli Mission House, Grove Farm and Mahamoku museums on Kaua‘i, encourage graduate students and college juniors and seniors who are residents of the state, studying in Hawai‘i or on the mainland, to apply for the $1,000 scholarship for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Preference in selection will be given to students who are Kaua‘i residents.

You may be considered for the scholarship by providing the following by May 15, 2011
• A completed application form
• A short letter outlining your educational background and goals
• College transcripts
• Two letters of recommendation

Mail the application, letter, transcripts, and letters of recommendation to

Margaret Sloggett Fisher
Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 1631
Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i 96766

For more information please call (808) 245-3202 or email

Application should include the following:

Margaret Sloggett Fisher Scholarship 2011 Applicant Information

Financial Aid Office address: