Information for Undergraduate Applicants

To apply for an undergraduate Easter Island Foundation Scholarship: 

The application deadline for a 2018 scholarship has now passed; to apply for a scholarship for the 2019 academic year, please visit this page in November 2018 to download an official 2019 EIF Scholarship Application. You must use the 2019 official EIF Scholarship Application form to apply for a 2019 undergraduate scholarship; older application forms will not be considered.

Note: Current year undergraduate students who have been awarded a scholarship and wish to apply for a renewal must also fill out the 2019 EIF Scholarship Application form.

The Selection Committee consists of the EIF Scholarship Committee and the Easter Island Committee, which includes representatives of the office of the Governor of Rapa Nui and teachers from Rapa Nui.

Important selection criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Be of Rapanui ancestry
  • Have attended school on the island of Rapa Nui
  • Be enrolled in 2019 as an undergraduate in good academic standing at an institution or university
  • Have completed two years of undergraduate studies

Additionally, applicants must:

  • Complete all sections of the Easter Island Foundation scholarship application form, including essays that must be submitted in English, Spanish and Rapanui
  • Submit transcripts of their grades from the past two years
  • Submit a signed letter of recommendation from their academic advisor on university letterhead
  • Submit a recent digital photograph (ID card photographs are not acceptable)