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2012 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winner

April 19, 2012

Congratulations to Hunter Ellis-Lui-Kwan, a recipient of the 2012 AFSCME Family Scholarship! She was selected as one of 10 winners from across the country.

Hunter is the daughter of HGEA member Holly Ellis (Unit 13), who works in the State Department of the Attorney General. Currently a senior at Kamehameha Schools (Kapalama), Hunter plans to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Read: Hunter's winning essay, "What AFSCME Has Meant To Our Family"

The AFSCME Family Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors whose parent/legal guardian is an AFSCME member. They must be enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited four-year institution (or a two-year institution that will transfer credits to a four-year institution) and have taken the SAT or ACT.

 Applications are available in August and can be downloaded from or can be requested via email ( The $2,000 scholarship will be renewed each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited institution. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.

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