Faatuai and Fatilua Memorial Scholarship

$1,000
1 winner$1,000
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
5
Next Application Deadline
Nov 25, 2023
Next Winners Announced
Dec 25, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
GPA:
3.0 or higher
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Race/Ethnicity:
Pacific Islander
GPA:
Education Level:
Race/Ethnicity:
3.0 or higher
Undergraduate or graduate student
Pacific Islander

Faatuaiitaua Silafau Satiu and Fatilua Satiu were loving parents, grandparents and great grandparents. She was a tough registered nurse from Papa Puleia, Savaii and He was a strict school teacher from Salimu-Musumusu, Fagaloa.

From a small island of Western Samoa in the South Pacific, together they raised a family to serve God and to help others. Both determined to get their children to the U.S for a better future they embodied love, faith and the fa’asamoa.

The push for education amongst the youth is a huge part of their legacy they leave behind. This scholarship is rewarded to a Pacific Islander who is determined to live up to their full potential. Faatuai and Fatilua’s legacy live on through this recipient and those whose lives they’ve touched.

Salamo 103:1

“Lo‘u agaga e, ia e fa‘amanu atu i le ALI‘I, o mea uma fo‘i o i totonu ia te a‘u, ia fa‘amanu i lona suafa paia.“

“O le ala i le pule o le tautua” The path to leadership is service.

“E lele le toloa, ae ma’au lava i le vai” - A duck will fly away but will always return to it’s nest/ waters.

Pacific Islander undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply if they have a 3.0 GPA. To apply, write about what it means to you to be a Pacific Islander attending college and why you think you are deserving of this scholarship award.

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Passion, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published July 20, 2023
$1,000
1 winner$1,000
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
5
Next Application Deadline
Nov 25, 2023
Next Winners Announced
Dec 25, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

What does it mean to you to be a Pacific Islander attending college? Why do you think you should receive this scholarship?

400–600 words

Winners and Finalists