Sony Technology Award

Sony Technology Award Reception flyer

Sony Technology Award Reception

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Students invites you to attend the award reception for the recipients of the 2014 Sony Technology Award.

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
4:00 pm: Registration
4:30 pm: Program Begins

Location: Campus Center Executive Dining Room

Light refreshments to be served.

Please respond by Thursday, April 17, 2014.

For more information or to r.s.v.p. please call 956-3290 or email

Download the 2014 Award Reception Invite Flyer (PDF) *

The 2013 Sony Technology Awardees (front row) at the
April 26, 2013 awards ceremony. [view the full caption]

Sony Technology Award Application

Calling all UH Mānoa students! Sony Electronics Inc., in partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, is awarding up to five (5) Sony Vaio laptops to designated qualified student awardees this year!

The purpose of this award is to provide access to technology to students of the University.

Application Instructions

Applicants must have completed the FAFSA for the Academic Year 2013/2014 and be from an under-represented group in higher education.

Basic Criteria:

Campus: Mānoa
Level: Undergraduate
Need Based: Yes
College: any

Min GPA: 3.5 (cumulative)
Major: any
Residency: any
Enrollment Status: Full-Time


Standing: any (you must have at least one year left as an undergraduate student)

Additional requirements: ONE of each of the following, to be submitted together:

  • Sony Technology Award Application Form. (online form)
  • A personal statement about your present academic plans and goals after degree completion. Highlight any special accomplishments or scholastic honors or recognitions and describe any unusual challenges you may have encountered and overcome. (online form)
  • Letter of recommendation that highlights community or campus service. (submit electronically to the email address below)
  • Copy of University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa transcript. (submit electronically to the email address below)

Materials should be e-mailed by the deadline to:

Additional requirements are also listed on the application form.

The application deadline is: Monday, February 24, 2014.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all materials are received by the deadline.

Recipients will be selected by a committee appointed by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

Application Form

To apply, click on the application form link below:

The deadline for the Sony Technology Award Application Form for Academic Year 2013-2014 has passed
and applications are no longer being accepted.