Cultural identity to Pacific Islanders symbolizes their pride and the uniqueness of their heritage and history. As part of our Youth and Young Adults Services - The Student Research Practice (SRP) is a methodology to challenge and inspire our students to learn and reveal their heritage. The SRP allows our students to independently explore what they don't know, take ownership of their learning, and be proud of their achievement.
The SRP project is available to our PI high school and college students. Our non-PI students may apply, and their thesis has to be related to Pasefika (Pacific) history, heritage, and other Pasefika topics - approved by the Board. SRP applicants have two years to complete their project from the date their application is approved, followed by an evaluation of their thesis. The acknowledgment for the applicant's research is a scholarship fund to their post-secondary choice. Applicants have to meet specific requirements before the scholarship is awarded.
application criteria & dates
Please complete the pre-application form, and a staff member will notify you regarding your interest in RSP.