The Carol Eastman Scholarship Fund
for Undergraduates Majoring in Anthropology

This fund honors the memory of Carol Eastman who was Senior Vice President and Executive Vice Chancellor and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawai'i from 1994 until her death in 1997. Dr. Eastman was an advocate for undergraduates throughout her teaching and administrative careers at the Universities of Washington and Hawai'i where she inspired students to new levels of achievement.

The purpose of this fund is to assist undergraduate majors in Anthropology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa who wish to undertake anthropological research as part of their program of study. Funds may be requested to support travel, living expenses and supplies.


Recipients must be enrolled full-time as undergraduates in the Anthropology Department, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and meet the following criteria:

  • Academic merit as demonstrated by a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Some degree of financial need, not as determined by federal guidelines

The number and amount of awards shall be determined by the selection committee based on the availability of funds. Maximum award not to exceed $500.

Applications are available in the Anthropology Department Main Office [or click here to download], Saunders 346. All applicants must include a letter of reference from a faculty member in the Anthropology Department. For more information, contact

DEADLINE: February 15