Scholarship Search

Use the options below to determine your search criteria. Please note that you can search three different ways.

  • Category Search - Scholarships are assigned categories by your schools. This option allows you to identify and search the categories that you feel are most relevant to you.

  • Keyword(s) Search - Your school may assign a keyword to a scholarship. This option allows you to search that keyword field.

  • Description and Name Search - You can simply search the description or name of scholarships to see if they contain words that you might deem suitable (e.g. Biology).




  • Scholarships 251
    100th Infantry Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund

    The 100th Infantry Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 2006 by the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans.  The scholarship's goal is to promote awareness of the accomplishments of the 100th Infantry Battalion veterans of WWII and to perpetuate its legacy of continuing service by rewarding direct descendants of the veterans who demonstrate these values and beliefs.

    Requirements:
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories).
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office).
    • Be a direct descendant of a 100th Infantry Battalion World War II veteran.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to promote the legacy of the 100th Infantry Battalion of World War II.
    • Minimum grade point average of 3.0.
    • Be active in extra-curricular activities and community service.  Special attention will be noted for volunteer work connected with the activities of the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans organization including but not limited to educational programs regarding the 100th Infantry Battalion, annual memorial services and the anniversary banquet.
    • Applicants need not be Hawaii residents and do not need to demonstrate financial need.
    • Submit a personal statement and a separate essay on the historical significance of the 100th Infantry Battalion of World War II and what the life stories of these soldiers have to teach all American citizens.
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    A&B Ohana Scholarship Fund

    The A & B Ohana Scholarship Fund was started in 2010 to support dependent children of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. employees.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a dependent child of a full-time employee of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
    (Employee must have completed at least one year of full-time continuous service as of the application deadline).
    • If you are attending a community college, you are eligible, but the award amount will be lower than for study at a four-year institution. 
    • Students are eligible for renewable scholarship grants for four consecutive years as long as their parent/guardian remains employed at Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and the student maintains GPA of 2.7 or above.
    • If you are a candidate for a renewal scholarship, you must continue to submit an online application and send in all required support materials each year.



    AAUW Honolulu Branch Education Funds

    AAUW Honolulu Branch is one of over 1,000 branches nationwide of the American Association of University Women.  AAUW is the nation's leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office) undergraduate student, or a full or part-time graduate student
    • Grade Point Average (GPA) 3.0 or above
    • Female student
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    Preferences:
    • STEM applicants - Students majoring in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics



    ABC Stores Jumpstart Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established to further the education of ABC Stores' employees and their dependents.  Awardees are chosen for their academic promise and commitment to higher education.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution
    • Attend as full-time or part-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be an employee or dependent of an employee of ABC Stores or Company Island Gourmet Markets.
    • Applicants must be residents of Hawai’i, Nevada, Guam or Saipan.
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Aiea General Hospital Association Scholarship

    Aiea General Hospital closed its doors in 1983. With the hospital's remaining assets, its Board of Directors established a trust in 1985 as an expression of gratitude to area residents for their many years of support.

    Requirements:

    • Be an undergraduate college student majoring in a health-related field.
    • Be a resident of one of these Leeward O'ahu zip code areas: 96701, 96706, 96707, 96782, 96792 or 96797.
    • Be enrolled as a full-time student.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories).
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Two letters of recommendation required.



    Albert and Dorothy Shigekuni Scholarship Fund

    The Albert and Dorothy Shigekuni Scholarship fund was created in 2013.  It is the intention and desire of the Donors that the Fund be used to provide scholarship grants. 
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.1 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Enrolled in a University of Hawaii System school
    • Preference pursuing one semester or one year study abroad program through the University of Hawaii System
    • Preference for students who have not traveled outside of Hawaii



    Allan Eldin & Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund

    The Allan Eldin & Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund was created in 2005, by the Agnes Sutorik Geiger Revocable Trust.  The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to qualifying students attending accredited colleges and/or universities studying veterinary science.
     
    Requirements: 
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Veterinary Science.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • College Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate student.
    • Preference given to previous recipients



    Alma White - Delta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

    Alma White was a long-time teacher and principal in Hawai'i. When she died, she left a great part of her assets to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Delta Chapter, of which she was a member. The Society is an educational society dedicated to the advancement of women educators. The Chapter members established this scholarship which will enable future generations of Hawai'i students to pursue teaching as their life's calling.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Education
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Ambassador Minerva Jean Falcon Hawaii Scholarship

    This scholarship was established to honor Minerva Jean Falcon, the Honolulu Consul General of the Republic of the Philippines from 1996-2000.  While in Hawaii, Ambassador Falcon dedicated herself to helping many organizations and promoting projects that benefit all communities throughout the state.  Ambassador Falcon established this scholarship in the spirit of giving back to the state of Hawaii, and with generous contributions from many community members, the scholarship will live on for years to come.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawaii
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Graduate from a high school in Hawai’i
    • Supports students of Filipino ancestry
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Honolulu Chapter Scholarship Fund in Memory of Jane Suganuma

    The Jane Suganuma Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 1987 by her friends and colleagues to honor Jane, an outstanding print production person in Honolulu.  With additional assistance from the American Institute of Graphic Arts Honolulu Chapter this scholarship supports students who demonstrate a commitment to print production, especially those who will stay in Hawaii and share what they have learned.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including the US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Graphic Design
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Graduate of a Hawaii state high school



    Anna K. Gower and Annabelle K. Gower Scholarship Fund

    The Anna K. Gower and Annabelle K. Gower Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to benefit students of Native Hawaiian ancestry who display academic merit and good character.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Be of Native Hawaiian ancestry
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)



    Anthony Alexander, Andrew Delos Reyes & Jeremy Tolentino Memorial Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2003 to memorialize Anthony Alexander, Andrew Delos Reyes, and Jeremy Tolentino all of which were students of Mililani High School.

    Requirements: 

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited,  two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior at Mililani High School
    • Essay required- In addition to your Personal Statement, write an essay on the subject of drinking and driving under the influence, highway safety or another related subject.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Arthur Jackman Scholarship

    This fund was set up by the granddaughter of Arthur Jackman, a man who came to this country in the early 1900s and built his business working from the bottom up in the steel industry.  The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students seeking training specifically to gain employment. 
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the island of Hawai’i.
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enrolled in an AS or AAS career and technical degree program at a University of Hawaii Community College, preference for Hawai’i Community College.
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference may be given to past recipients



    Bal Dasa Scholarship Fund

    This fund was created by Balarama Dasa in 1999 with the intention and desire to provide scholarships to Waipahu High School graduates attending an accredited post-high school institution, demonstrating financial need and academic potential.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Graduate of Waipahu High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for first generation
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Bank of Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund

    Bank of Hawaii believes that young people deserve the opportunity to succeed. The Bank of Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund offers financial assistance to college-bound children and grandchildren of Bank of Hawaii employees. Bank of Hawaii views this Scholarship Fund as a necessary investment in the future—for scholarship recipients, the local community and the country.
    Requirements:

    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Be a full-time, undergraduate degree student
    • High school graduate (or equivalent)
    • Child or grandchild of an active-status employee of Bank of Hawaii Corporation or any of its subsidiaries with at least one year of active employment
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0



    Barbara Leppe Hawai'i Scholarship Fund

    Established by the Bill Healy Foundation in 2014, this scholarship was created in memory of Barbara Leppe, who cared deeply about young women who struggled in life.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Support female students
    • Two letters of recommendation from teachers and/or community members
    • Preferences for students from rural areas within the State of Hawaii
    • Preference for At risk-youth
    Renewable Preferences:
    • Strong preference for renewals so if all renewal applicants return, no new applicants will be selected for that academic year.
    • Applicants must submit an annual progress report and continue to meet the GPA 2.7



    Bick Bickson Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 1995 to honor Irwin "Bick" Bickson, a lawyer and entrepreneur. Bick Bickson held the first Budget Rent-a-Car franchise in the world and was a leader in the tourism industry in Hawaii. This scholarship benefits deserving students pursuing studies in Marketing, Law, or Travel Industry Management.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Marketing, Law, or Travel Industry Management
    • Minimum GPA 3.0



    Blossom Kalama Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was created by the family of Blossom Kalama Evans with donations from the Big Island Girls Golf Club. Blossom Kalama Evans was a long-time resident of Hilo and a leading woman golfer on the Big Island where she formed the Big Island Hawaiian Girls Golf Club. She was devoted to assisting the people of Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Supports students of Hawaiian ancestry.
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student.
    • Applicant must include a statement on how their knowledge will be used to serve the needs of the Native Hawaiian community.
    • Preference given to those who major in Native Hawaiian or Hawaiian Studies.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Booz Allen Hawaii Scholarship Fund

    The Booz Allen Hawaii Scholarship Fund was created in October 2007 by Booz Allen Hamilton.  The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship grants to Hawai’i residents planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for STEM majors
    • Leadership in community service



    Camille C. Chidiac Fund

    This scholarship was established in 1991 by Charles Chidiac to honor Ka'u High School students.
     
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from Ka‘u High School.
    • Applicant must include a statement on why it is important for Hawaii students to be internationally aware.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Candon, Todd, & Seabolt Scholarship Fund

    The Candon, Todd, & Seabolt Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 to benefit applicants studying Accounting or Finance.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Accounting and/or Finance
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Minimum 3.2 GPA
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Castle & Cooke George W.Y. Yim Scholarship Fund

    Castle & Cooke Properties created this fund when they built the Mililani Technology Park as a way of recognizing outstanding students from Central O'ahu and to encourage studies in high technology fields.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a dependent of a current employee with at least one year of service with a Castle and Cooke Hawaii affiliated company
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Castle & Cooke Mililani Technology Park Scholarship Fund

    Castle & Cooke Properties created this fund when they built the Mililani Technology Park as a way of recognizing outstanding students from Central O'ahu and to encourage studies in high technology fields.
     
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from Leilehua, Mililani or Waialua High School
    • Preference is given to students majoring in a high technology field, such as Science and Engineering
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Catrala - Hawaii Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by Catrala - Hawaii, a non-profit trade organization, to provide financial support for high school seniors with a preference for students pursuing a degree in Travel Industry Management, Business or Marketing.
    Requirements:
     
    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) between 2.5 – 3.5
    • Community Service demonstrating leadership
    • Major in Travel Industry Management, Business or Marketing



    Cayetano Foundation Scholarship Fund

    The Cayetano Foundation provides opportunities in higher education to exceptional Hawai'i students - especially those who have demonstrated perseverance and determination in the face of difficult financial and social obstacles. Governor Benjamin Cayetano's personal experiences and awareness of the hardships of others were part of the impetus for creating this scholarship.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from a Hawai’i public high school.
    • Minimum GPA 3.5. (2.7 for renewals).
    • Preference will be given to students with the greatest financial need.
    • Two letters of recommendation are required of New applicants.
    • In addition to your personal statement, an essay is required on the following topic:  Fast forward 40 years...Now you are in your late 50s. Reflect on your adult life and list the major accomplishments.  Explain why you consider them to be significant.
    • Preference for majors in Engineering, Medicine, Political Science, Radio Technology, Law and Education.



    Cayetano Foundation Scholarship in Memory of Brandon F. Cayetano

    The Cayetano Foundation provides opportunities in higher education to exceptional Hawai'i students - especially those who have demonstrated perseverance and determination in the face of difficult financial and social obstacles. Governor Benjamin Cayetano's personal experiences and awareness of the hardships of others were part of the impetus for creating this scholarship.
     
    Requirements
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from Damien School.
    • Minimum GPA 3.5. (2.7 for renewals).
    • Preference will be given to students with the greatest financial need.
    • Two letters of recommendation are required of New applicants.
    • In addition to your personal statement, an essay is required on the following topic:  Fast forward 40 years...Now you are in your late 50s. Reflect on your adult life and list the major accomplishments.  Explain why you consider them to be significant.
    • Preference for majors in Engineering, Medicine, Political Science, Radio Technology, Law and Education.



    Celeste Hayo Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Celeste Hayo was a graduate of King Kekaulike High School who lost her life in a moped accident in Bali. 
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit insitution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of King Kekaulike High School
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • High preference for a high school or former high school athlete
    • High preference for a student pursuing a career in the medical field with a preference for a nursing major
    • Preference for a student who has performed community service



    Clarence FW and Virginia WLC Young Living Trust

    The Clarence and Virginia Young Trust Scholarship was established in 2015 to support Hawaii public high school graduates at the University of Hawaii. 

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend University of Hawai'i – Manoa, University of Hawai'i – Hilo or University of Hawai'i – Maui or University of Hawai'i -- West O'ahu
    • Major in Education
    • Be a graduate of a pubilc high school in the State of Hawaii.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for renewal candidates.  Renewal candidates must maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 and continue to be a full-time education major at University of Hawaii.



    Community Scholarship Fund

    This is a pooled fund supported by many donors.  It awards scholarships to students who are the first in their families to attend college or have other unique circumstances.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a first-generation college student (meaning that no parent has a college degree)
    • Maintain a GPA between 3.3 - 3.8
    • Demonstrate a commitment to our community in Hawai’i
    • Preference for college Sophomores



    Cora Aguda Manayan Fund

    This scholarship is funded by Dr. Cora Manayan, a prominent doctor and community activist in Hawai'i. To Dr. Manayan, living the good life means dedicating one's life to serving others. Understanding the value of education, she established this fund to open the doors of education to others like her.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate student
    • Supports students of Filipino ancestry
    • Major in health-related field
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    CPB Works for You Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in 2010 by an anonymous donor to benefit Central Pacific Bank (CPB) employees and their dependents. 
     
    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time or part-time students (as determined by your school’s financial aid office) (part-time awards will be half the full time award amount)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Be an active status employee of CPB and/or subsidiary or affiliated company with a minimum of one year of service as of the application date OR be a dependent child of an active status employee of CPB and/or subsidiary or affiliated company with a minimum one year of service as of the application deadline date (Dependent child refers to biological, step, foster, legal ward or adopted child under the age of 26).  The employee must continue to be an active status employee at the time of the award letter.
    • Preference for previous year’s recipients, who may be eligible for up to 4 years of awarding pursuant to submitting an application annually, and who continue to be an active status employee-dependent
    • For new awardees, preference for high school seniors, undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in that order or priority



    Craig D. Newnan Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was set up by C. Jean Shewey in honor of her late son Craig D. Newnan, the founder of Expeditions, the only passenger ferry running between Lahaina, Maui, and Manele Harbor, Lana'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Lana‘i High School graduate
    • Preference given to students in the fields of Education, Travel Industry Management, or studies related to the Maritime Industry
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Dan & Pauline Lutkenhouse & Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Scholarship and Educational Fund

    Mr. & Mrs. Lutkenhouse founded the Hawai'i Tropical Botanical Garden as a nature preserve and sanctuary, a living seed bank, and a study center for trees and plants of the tropical world. They created this fund to benefit the youth in the community in which they live.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including the US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the Hilo Coast and the Hamakua Coast, north of the Wailuku River
    • Major in Agriculture, Science, Medicine or Nursing
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    David L. Irons Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by the family of David L. Irons, a man who was known for his fairness and sense of justice, his commitment to the community, his sense of humor, and his concern and interest in the legal system. The scholarship is to benefit one deserving Punahou student.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating Senior of Punahou School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Deja Vu Surf Hawai'i Scholarship Fund

    A family business since 1909, Deja Vu Surf Hawaii created the Deja Vu Surf Hawaii Scholarship Fund to support the success of Kauai students. The scholarship criteria gives preference to students who have been in foster care, followed by students who are the first generation in their family to attend college. 

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a resident of the island of Kaua’i
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    Preferences:
    • First selection tier gives preference for students who have been in foster care.
    • Second selection tier gives to students who are the first generation in their family to attend college



    Diamond Resort Scholarship Fund

    The Diamond Resort Scholarship was established in 2013 by the late Osamu Nakata, founder of Diamond Resort Corporation.  The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to graduating seniors from public schools in Maui County who display excellence in academic achievement, leadership and community service.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating Senior from a public high school in the County of Maui
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Dolly Ching Scholarship

    Established by Dorothy "Dolly" Ching when she retired in 1994. Dolly was the first female Executive Vice President at Bank of Hawaii.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the University of Hawai‘i system.
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school Senior from a high school on the island of Kaua’i
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Donald W. F. Ching Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Donald W. F. Ching Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Be an employee or dependent of an employee of Hawaiian Airlines
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution
    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Aviation, International Relations or Travel Industry Management
    • Submit two letters of recommendation
    Preference:
    • First generation in their family to attend college



    Doris and Clarence Glick Classical Music Scholarship Fund

    Established in 1996 through the will of Clarence Glick, a long time teacher at the University of Hawai'i, this scholarship perpetuates the Glicks' love for classical music.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in Music with emphasis on classical music
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Doris Hardinger Roome Scholarship Fund

    The Doris Hardinger Roome Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of Doris Hardinger Roome, a longtime resident of Kailua. This scholarship was made to benefit undergraduate and graduate students who participate in community service and show leadership abilities.
     
    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate Financial Need
    • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a two or four year college or university
    • Maintain a GPA of 2.7 or above
    • One letter of recommendation from a non-related teacher or community services member speaking to the student’s community service and/or leadership abilities.  
    • Preference for students with strong community service experience
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    Doty Family Scholarship Fund

    After receiving the devastating news that his wife, Norma, was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, Edward J. Doty, the founder of Eagle Distributor, Inc., vowed to someday help in the fight against that deadly disease. After losing his own battle to cancer, his wishes were honored with this memorial scholarship fund that provides educational support for students pursuing careers in the medical profession, with extra consideration given to students specializing in geriatric medicine or Alzheimer's care.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Students pursuing medicine.
    • Preference given to students specializing in geriatric medicine or Alzheimer's care. Please discuss this interest in the space provided on the application
    • Be a Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Douglas W. K. Tom Scholarship Fund

    The Douglas W. K. Tom Scholarship Fund was created to provide scholarships to high school seniors who attend a 4-year college/university.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3
    • Be a graduating high school senior
    • Attend a 4 year college/university in the US
    • Preference for students attending college/university in the state of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont or New York State.



    Dr. Alvin & Monica Saake Foundation Fund

    This scholarship is named for Dr. Alvin Saake, a former coach of the University of Hawai'i basketball team in the 1950's and 60's who passed away in 2003. His commitment to higher education lives on in this scholarship. You were chosen for your interest in the fields of Kinesiology, Sports Science, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Leisure Science or other related fields.

    Requirements:

    • Be a college junior, senior or graduate student.
    • Major in Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Leisure Science (Parks, Recreation & Leisure Science), Sports Sciene, Physical or Occupational Therapy.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories).
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Dr. and Mrs. Moon Park Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2008 for employees or child dependents of employees of Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP and/or Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be an employee or child dependent of an employee with a minimum of at least one year of service at Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP and/or Pan Pacific Pathologies, LLC at the time of the application deadline.
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference may be given to past recipients



    Dr. Edison & Sallie Miyawaki Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2006, this scholarship was created to benefit residents of the state of Hawai'i.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • GPA between 2.5 and 3.0.
    • Participate in extracurricular sports program.
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients.



    Dr. George and Carol Kanna Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established in 2016 by the George A. Kanna Scholarship Foundation to benefit public high school seniors from Waimea High School, Kauai High School, and Kapa'a High School.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the island of Kauai
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Be a graduating senior from Waimea High School, Kauai High School, or Kapa'a High School
    • Attend as a full-time (as determined by your school's financial aid office)
    • Attend an accredited institution with in the US (including territories)



    Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship

    Major in Education with emphasis on classroom teaching.

    Requirements:

    • Major in Education with emphasis on classroom teaching.
    • Minimum GPA 2.8.
    • Preference given to applicants with two or more years of classroom teaching experience and who are returning to school.
    • Two letters of recommendation required. The letters should include an evaluation of the applicant's classroom teaching effectiveness.
    • Applicants must provide information about their teaching philosophy and how that philosophy is being applied in the classroom today.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories) as either an undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Be a full-time student.



    Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Health Scholarships

    Dr. Hans Zimmerman established this foundation to provide financial assistance to individuals in Hawai'i wishing to pursue an education in a health field. During his long and productive career in Hawai'i, Dr. Zimmerman encouraged countless individuals to choose careers in medicine. At his death, additional assets came into the foundation so that it is now one of the largest scholarship funds in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Plan to major in a health-related field (not including sports medicine, public health, psychology unless clinical, social work, or health care administration).
    • Be a college senior or graduate student.
    • Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Be enrolled Full-Time.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited four year and/or above, not-for-profit institution within the United States.



    Dr. Julius Bajet Soria Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in honor of  Julius Bajet Soria, PhD who was an assistant professor at the Unviersity of Hawaii at Manoa.  Dr. Soria inspired and empowered college and high school students to achieve their educational goals.  The purpose of the scholarship is to support students of Filipino descent to purse higher education at an accredited college or university in the state of Hawaii.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA for college students, minimum 3.5 GPA for high school seniors
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution in Hawaii
    • Be a graduate of a Hawaii public high school
    • Undergraduate student
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Students of Filipino ancestry
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Essay:  In 250-500 words, please describe your ties to Ilokano speaking areas of the Philippines (based on yourself, your parents or grandparents)



    Dr. William Masaru Shigekawa Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established to honor the memory of Dr. William Masaru Shigekawa.  The purpose of this scholarship is to provide scholarship grants.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA
    • Pursuing a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DMV) degree
    • Graduate of King Kekaulike High School
    • If no applicant is a graduate of King Kekaulike High School, then preference is for other Maui high school graduate (public and/or private)
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    E.E. Black Scholarship Fund

    This fund memorializes E.E. Black, chairman and president of The Gas Company, now Par Hawaii Refining. He is credited with revitalizing the company which was in danger of failing when he took charge. To recognize Mr. Black's numerous contributions, this fund was established in his honor. The scholarships go to dependents of employees at Par Hawaii Refining.
     
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a dependent of an employee of Par Hawaii Refining
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    E.E. Black Scholarship Fund (R)

    This fund memorializes E.E. Black, chairman and president of The Gas Company, now Par Hawaii Refining. He is credited with revitalizing the company which was in danger of failing when he took charge. To recognize Mr. Black's numerous contributions, this fund was established in his honor. The scholarships go to dependents of employees at Par Hawaii Refining.
     
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a dependent of an employee of Par Hawaii Refining
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    Eastside & Northshore Kaua'i Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2005 by John & Marie Mosely to help students on the East side & North shores of Kaua'i achieve their educational goals.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a resident of the following East and Northshore Kaua’i areas: Anahola (96703), Kapa’a (96746), Kilauea (96754), Hanalei (96714), Princeville (96722), Kealia (96751), Wailua (96746)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • One letter of recommendation required.



    Edward Payson and Bernice Piilani Irwin Scholarship

    This scholarship is named in honor of Bernice Pi'ilani Irwin who was a friend of Queen Lili'u'okalani. Bernice was the author of a collection of Hawaiian tales called In Menehune Land. She also wrote a popular column for the Honolulu Advertiser and later for the Honolulu Times, which was edited by her husband Edwin Irwin. Her column was entitled Kahuna Nui, the Old Sage of Kaka'ako, and was a discourse on politics and civic affairs, written in pidgin. The Irwins set up this trust fund to students who, like Bernice, wish to have careers in journalism.

    Requirements:

    • Major in Journalism or Communications.
    • Preference may be given to college juniors, seniors or graduate students.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited four year college or university as either an undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA.



    Eizo & Toyo Sakumoto Trust

    Toyo Sakumoto was born in Hilo in 1904 & attended Hilo High School. After marrying Eizo, she helped to run his photography shop in Honolulu. They had no children but loved "Youngster", and Eizo spent time as a baseball coach for a boys' team. The Sakumoto's established this trust to promote the importance of higher education.

    Requirements:
    • Be a Graduate (post baccalaureate) student.
    • Be of Japanese ancestry.
    • Attend an accredited, not-for-profit college or university in Hawai'i.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Applicants must have been born in Hawai'i.
    • Minimum GPA of 3.5.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.



    Elena Albano Maka'alohilohi Scholarship Fund

    The Elena Albano "Maka'alohilohi" Scholarship Fund was created by a Maui family in honor of their ancestor, who was "a beacon of hope for individuals striving to shine." This scholarship is awarded to adults, in recovery from a mental health, behavioral or psychological disability, who are pursuing a traditional or vocational education program.

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be in recovery from a mental health/behavioral/or psychological disability and discuss this in a separate essay. 
    • Resident of Maui County
    • Supports students of Hawaiian ancestry and renewal applicants.
    • Submit 2 letters of recommendation from mentors, teachers, counselors, or other mental health professionals.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Ellen Hamada Fashion Design Scholarship

    The Ellen Hamada Fashion Design Scholarship For Fashion Design and Sewing was started in 2004 by Ellen Hamada to support students studying Fashion Design.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attending a two or four-year institution anywhere within the US
    • Major in Fashion Design related fields
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    Preferences:
    • Preference to applicants enrolled in an AS or AAS career and technical degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community College system
    • Preference for renewal candidates who maintain a 2.7 cumulative GPA



    Ellison Onizuka Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established in honor of Ellison Onizuka, a Hawai'i born astronaut who was tragically killed aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle in 1986. This scholarship supports students who exemplify the qualities of Ellison Onizuka; outstanding character, academic excellence, and an aerospace career.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Plan to pursue a course of study that might provide a basis for a career in the aerospace field
    • Preference to students planning to major in Aerospace Engineering or related fields
    • Applicant must submit SAT Scores
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients.



    Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund was established in December 2002 with gifts from Mr. Shoma Hotta and family and the friends of Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta. The purpose of the scholarship is to honor the life of Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta, beloved wife, mother and grandmother and outstanding and devoted teacher, through scholarship awards for graduates of Baldwin High School interested in teaching.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Graduate of Baldwin High School
    • Major in Education
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Empowerment Scholarship Fund

    The Empowerment Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to support medical students at UH Manoa JABSOM.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Pursuing a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) at the University of Hawai‘i, John A. Burns School of Medicine
    • Graduate of the ‘Imi Ho’ola Post-Baccalaureate Program of the University of Hawai’i, John A. Burns School of Medicine
    • Must be in good academic standing
    • One letter of recommendation from a professor speaking to the student’s leadership ability
    • Preferences (in order of priority):
      • Preference for renewal candidates up to 4 years
      • Medical students who received a scholarship from the ‘Imi Ho’ola Leadership Scholarship fund at Hawaii Community Foundation, with a preference for first-year medical students
      • Female students



    Eo Na Punawai Scholarship Fund

    Eo Na Punawai was established in 2015, to support students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer, & Math) fields and preference are for students of Hawaiian ancestry.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum GPA 3.0
    • Major in a STEM Field of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
    • Supports students of Hawaiian ancestry



    Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2000 by Donald Kanagawa to benefit Hawaii residents pursuing studies in the field of fine arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography). Preference is given to incoming freshman and students who have participated in local and national art competitions or other outstanding accomplishments in the field of art.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Fine Arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography)
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference given to students who have participated in local and national art competitions, or students with other outstanding accomplishments in the field of art.



    F. Koehnen Ltd. Scholarship Fund

    F. Koehnen, Ltd. was established by F. W. Koehnen in 1929. The descendants of this family-owned business established this scholarship fund to honor the founder and as a way to contribute to the development of the next generation of leadership for the island of Hawai'i. Its purpose is to help support the educational efforts of families who work in retail business.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Graduate of a high school on the island of Hawai'i
    • Be a son, daughter or grandchild of an employee of a retail establishment on the island of Hawai'i. Enter employee’s name, relationship to you and name of retail establishment in the spaces provided on the application.
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA



    Filipino Nurses' Organization of Hawai'i Scholarship

    The Filipino Nurses' Organization of Hawai'i started this scholarship in 2001 to support students of Filipino ancestry pursuing a degree in nursing.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Major in nursing
    • Supports students of Filipino ancestry
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Fletcher & Fritzi Hoffmann Educational Fund

    Fletcher Hoffmann worked for many years for Honoka'a Sugar Company and Fritzi Hoffmann was a nurse at the Honoka'a Hospital. Their desire in setting up this scholarship fund was to benefit the youth of the families who were impacted by the closing of the sugar plantations.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend an accredited, not-for-profit, two year community college on the island of Hawai'i
    • Be a long time resident of the Hamakua Coast in the 96727 zip code area on the island of Hawai'i.
    • Applicant must provide an essay about their family’s history and roots in the Hamakua area.
    • Preference for a graduate from Honoka‘a High School.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Frances Katsuda Bean Waianae High School Scholarship Fund

    Frances Katsuda Bean Waianae High School Scholarship Fund was created in 2016 by Frances Naomi Bean.  Being born and raised in Waianae, Frances Bean remembers the significant role that drama and the arts played in her life.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Be a graduate of Waianae High School.
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.5
    • Preference for graduates of Wai’anae High School who have participated in the school’s award winning Searider Productions, drama program, or art program.



    Frances S. Watanabe Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 1991 in memory of Frances Watanabe, a long time and much loved employee of Dillingham Federal Credit Union. Franny was committed to the maxim of the credit union of people helping people.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current member of the Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union
    • Enrolled in an AS or AAS career and technical degree program within the University of Hawaii Community College System
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Frank H. Minato Scholarship Fund

    The Frank H. Minato Scholarship Fund was created in 1983 by Dr. Kenneth Minato in memory of his father to honor McKinley High School graduating seniors who excel in athletics, leadership and community service.
     
    Requirements:
    • Selected recipient of the Minato Scholarship Fund
    • Current graduating seniors from McKinley High School.



    GEAR UP Tuition Assistance Trust Scholarship

    Requirements:
    • Be a 2013, 2014 or 2015 high school graduate.
    • Be a GEAR UP Scholar who submitted a completed Step Up pledge form while attending a title 1 school.
    • Earn a State of Hawai'i Board of Education Recognition Diploma.
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA.
    • Be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student at an institution of higher education within the United States. Priority for funding given to students studying in the state of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need. Priority for funding given to students who are Pell Grant eligible.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Recipients of this scholarship may reapply and receive tuition assistance for up to three (3) additional consecutive academic years provided they continue to meet the eligibility criteria listed above.

      To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit a scan of a transcript that was printed by your school's registrar office. Informal grade reports/transcripts such as those obtained through a student's online school account are not considered acceptable for this scholarship.



    Geoffrey Michael Chan Wing Au Scholarship Fund

    The Geoffrey Michael Chan Wing Au Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Geoffrey Au, a former first chair viola player with the Hawai’i Youth Symphony, and beloved science teacher at Farrington High School. To commemorate his love for science, this scholarship fund is designated to benefit college juniors, seniors, and graduate students at accredited four year colleges or universities, pursuing a degree in Science.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories) (excluding online universities and colleges)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Major in: Aerospace, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Pharmacy, Physical Science, Marine Science, Medicine, Nursing, or Technology
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • 2 letters of recommendation, one from a professor or instructor within the student’s major field of study (science) and 1 letter or recommendation from an instructor or community member (unrelated) speaking to the student’s extra-curricular activities and demonstrated community service experience and leadership
    • 1st Preference:  Students who have participated in the Hawai’i Youth Symphony as a performer and/or volunteer
    • 2nd Preference:  Students engaged in any academic cancer research
    • 3rd Preference:  Awards may be given to previous recipients



    George & Augusta Rapozo Kama'aina Scholarship Fund

    Established by Wayne J. Rapozo in 2008 in honor of his grandparents.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Graduate of a Kaua’i or Ni’ihau high school or charter school
    • Preference given to Ni’ihau residents
    • In a separate essay, write about family ties to Kaua’i or Ni’ihau and work, family, military and other commitments
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    George & Lucille Cushnie Scholarship Fund

    To provide scholarships for students from Hawai'i (with preference to students from the Island of Hawaii) pursuing higher education in a medical-related field.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Preference given to students from the Island of Hawai‘i
    • Pursue an education in a medical-related field
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    George Mason Business Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2003 by Pacific Business News to provide scholarships to college seniors majoring in Business Administration at a 4-year college or university in Hawaii.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Business Administration.
    • College Senior
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • In a separate essay, write about why you have chosen business as an intended career and how you expect to make a difference in the business world



    George S. Ishiyama Unicold Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2011 to benefit children of Unicold Employees from the Oakland, Honolulu & Los Angeles offices.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Must be a child or grandchild of a Unicold Employee from the Oakland, Honolulu & Los Angeles offices with a minimum of one year of service as of the application deadline
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Maintain 2.7-3.5 GPA
    • Preference given to first-generation college students
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    German Benevolent Society of Honolulu Scholarship Fund

    The German Benevolent Society of Honolulu Scholarship Fund was established to support students majoring in areas related to International Studies.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Students majoring in areas related to International Studies
    Preferences:
    • Students enrolled at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature of Europe and the Americas' German Program
    • Students enrolled in German Language or German Studies Programs



    Gerrit R. Ludwig Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established for the benefit of high school graduates from East Hawai'i (Honoka’a to Ka‘u). Dr. Gerrit Ludwig was an ophthalmologist in Hilo with a love for fine arts and classics. He set up this fund to support students studying in these fields. Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in Fine Arts and Classics.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Graduate of an East Hawai’i public high school: Hilo, Honoka‘a, Ka‘u, Kea‘au, Laupahoehoe, Pahoa, Waiakea, Hawaii Academy of Arts & Science.
    • Major in a degree in Fine Arts and Classics.
    • Financial aid letter from your college required
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA



    Good Eats Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of The Good Eats Scholarship is to nurture future professionals in the fields of agriculture and culinary arts who will hopefully return to Hawaii to enhance the quality of food in the islands.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution in the continental US
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Culinary Arts or Agriculture
    • Applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in food production and preparation through participation in a high school or community college home economics, culinary arts or horticulture program or involvement in clubs or activities in this area
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Grace Pacific Outstanding Scholars Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2006 to benefit former participants of the Grace Pacific Outstanding Keiki Scholars Program.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be a former participant of the Grace Pacific Outstanding Keiki Scholars Program
    • Graduating high school senior in your initial award year
    • Preference given to previous scholarship recipients
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Guy Marshall Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2008 by advisors of the Cecil G. Marshall Fund honor Guy’s commitment to education.  Scholarship is to benefit students from Hawaii attending a college or university in the continental U.S. with the intention to sustain support for scholarship recipients through their four years of their undergraduate education. 
     
    For the initial grant, be a high school senior entering college as a freshman (Scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years, but new applicants can only apply if they will be entering college as a freshman during the upcoming academic year).
     
    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need (EFC >5,000 and EFC <15,000)
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution in the continental US
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • GPA of 3.3 to 3.5.
    • Be a high school senior.
    • Renewal candidates must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0



    Guy Toyama Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2013 to honor the memory of Guy Toyama, who was a tireless advocate for Hawaii’s renewable resources. The scholarship was created to support students interested in fields of study related to sustainability.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attends an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Students in fields of study related to sustainability
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients.  Maximum of four years.



    H.C. Shipman Scholarship Fund

    Herbert C. Shipman headed the W.H. Shipman Ltd. Company from 1943 until 1976. Mr. Shipman was also a conservationist, working to save the nene from extinction. He was amongst the first to raise orchids on Hawai'i Island and has a park named after him in Kea'au. This scholarship fund was established by the H.C. Shipman Foundation in his memory for the purpose of supporting students from Kea'au public high schools. Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of Kea‘au High School or Ke Kula ‘O Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u Iki Laboratory Public Charter School
    • Minimum GPA 2.5
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    H.C. Shipman Vocational Scholarship Fund

    Herbert C. Shipman headed the W.H. Shipman Ltd. Company from 1943 until 1976. Mr. Shipman was also a conservationist, working to save the nene from extinction. He was amongst the first to raise orchids on Hawai'i Island and has a park named after him in Kea'au. This scholarship fund was established by the H.C. Shipman Foundation in his memory for the purpose of supporting students from Kea'au public high schools.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS career and technical degree program within the University of Hawai’i Community College system
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Graduate of Kea’au High School or Ke Kula ‘O Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u Iki Laboratory Public Charter School



    Hale Kauai Scholarship Fund in Memory of Samuel W. Wilcox II

    This scholarship has been created in honor and memory of Samuel Wilcox II, one of the three founders of Hale Kaua'i.  The purpose is to provide scholarships to students from Kaua'i pursuing a degree in finance, business or liberal arts.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of Kaua'i
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Major in Finance, Business, Accounting or Liberal Arts



    Hale Kauai Scholarship in Memory of Wayne Ellis

    This scholarship is established by Hale Kauai in memory of Wayne Ellis.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Resident of the island of Kaua'i
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school's financial aid office)
    • Major in business or business-related field



    Hale Kauai Scholarship in Memory of William Moragne

    The Hale Kaua'i Scholarship in Memory of William Moragne was established in 2015 to benefit Kaua'i residents who are pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Engineering. Must demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and maintain full-time status at a 2 or 4-year college or university in Hawai'i or the mainland USA.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the island of Kaua’i
    • Pursue a degree in Agriculture or Engineering
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Harry S. Onohara and Dorothy Y. Onohara Fund

    This scholarship was established due to the kindness of Harry S. Onohara and Dorothy Y. Onohara, to support students of Asian ancestry.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Be a current high school senior
    • Attend a 4 year not-for-profit university or college within the US (and its territories)
    • Major in Japanese or Japanese Studies
    • Preference for students of Japanese ancestry
    • Preference for renewals who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7



    Harry S. Onohara and Dorothy Y. Onohara Fund - Renewal

    This scholarship was established due to the kindness of Harry S. Onohara and Dorothy Y. Onohara, to support students of Asian ancestry.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Be a current high school senior
    • Attend a 4 year not-for-profit university or college within the US (and its territories)
    • Major in Japanese or Japanese Studies
    • Preference for students of Japanese ancestry
    • Preference for renewals who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7



    Haseko Scholarship Fund

    The Haseko Training Fund was established in 2004 to benefit the residents of Ewa Beach. This fund is part of the Hawai'i Community Foundation's Vocational Education Scholarship Program. Vocational Education describes degree programs designed to teach students skills for a specific segment of employment.

    Requirements:

    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS career and technical degree program within the University of Hawai'i Community College system.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for residents of  Ewa Beach, Oahu
    • Preference given to a student in a Marine-related program.



    Hawaii Chapter No. 1 OES Scholarship Fund

    The Hawaii Chapter No. 1 OES Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 for the benefit of students affiliated with a Masonic Group.  The scholarship serves the purpose of supporting students in their pursuit of a college education in Hawai’i or on the mainland US.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Preference will be given to those who self-identify with the following Masonic Youth Groups such as: DeMolay International, the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls (IORG) or Job’s Daughter (JDI) OR has a family affiliation with a member of:  The York Rite, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Ancient Accepted Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, The Mystic Order of the Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, The Order of the Eastern Star, The Order of the Amaranth, The Social Order of the Beauceant, The Ancient Egyptian Order of SCIOTS, High Twelve, National Sojourners, The Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Daughters of the Nile, White Shrine of Jerusalem, or Ladies of the Shrine of North America (L.O.S.N.A.).



    Hawai'i Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2008 by Hawai'i Pacific Gerontological Society for students enrolled in a Nursing program at a two- or four-year college or university in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Accepted in a nursing program
    • Pursue an RN or LPN degree with an interest in geriatric nursing.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Hawai'i Pizza Hut Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2007 by TD Food Group, Inc. for residents of Hawaii attending a two-year or four-year college or university.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the State of Hawai‘i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • GPA of at least 3.0 but no more than 3.5
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Hawai'i Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Hawai'i Society of Certified Public Accountants for the benefit of students majoring in Accounting at an accredited 4-year college or university in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Accounting. 
    • College sophomore or higher
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference given to students involved in their school’s accounting club.
    • Participation in extracurricular activities, social, professional and/or civic organizations or employment history.



    Hawai'i Veterans Memorial Fund

    The Hawai'i Veterans Memorial Fund was established in 1945 in honor of Hawai'i veterans of World War II. The Fund's first priority is to support Hawai'i's schools by giving grants to undergraduate students and graduate students attending college in Hawai'i.


    Requirements:

    • Be a college Graduate student (Post Baccalaureate) attending an accredited school in the United States.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Be a citizen of the United States.
    • Minimum GPA 3.5.
    • Applicants do NOT have to be veterans or children of veterans to in order to apply for this scholarship.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.



    Henry A Zuberano Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to young men and women in Hawai'i ready to acquire knowledge and leadership skills in government and community affairs. Selection is based on leadership potential, scholastic achievement and financial need.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Political Science, International Relations, International Business or Public Administration
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Herbert & Ollie Brook Fund

    This scholarship was established by Herbert and Ollie Brook who emigrated from Europe and called Maui home. They felt so welcomed by the Maui Community they created this scholarship for graduating seniors of every high school in Maui County. Awarded to students who can persevere in their education and complete either a four or two year program (including vocational education), and who want to return to Maui County to give back to the communities that helped to shape them.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current high school senior at a high school in Maui County
    • Preference for students who can persevere and complete a program of study
    • Preference given to individuals who want to return to Maui County after completing their education or training in order to contribute to the community that formed them
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Hew-Shinn Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established to honor A.K. Hew's parents, Hew Sing Cha and Shinn Ngun Moi. They raised eight children in Paia and Mr. & Mrs. Hew emphasized the importance of education for both their sons and daughters which was unusual among Chinese of their generation.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community College system
    • Attend as full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • For Maui County residents.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA.



    HFM Foodservice Scholarship Fund

    The HFM Foodservice Scholarship was established to support dependents of HFM Foodservice employees who are attending post-high school education.

    Criteria:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not for profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Dependents of HFM Foodservice employees. (Child of an active status employee of HFM Foodservice with a minimum of 18 months of active service as of the application deadline.  Dependent child refers to biological, step, foster, legal ward, or adopted child under the age of 23.  The employee must continue to be an active status employee at the time of the award.)
    • Preference for students who performed community service or were involved in extracurricular activities.



    Hideko & Zenzo Matsuyama Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was created in 2006 by donors Hideko & Zenzo Matsuyama to benefit students of Japanese ancestry.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including the US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Graduate of a high school or secondary equivalent (General Education Diploma) in the State of Hawai’i
    • Supports students of Japanese ancestry born in Hawai’i
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    Hilo Chinese School Scholarship

    The Hilo Chinese School was formed in 1930 to teach Chinese language. After the school closed, a charitable trust was established to provide financial support to the descendants of the school's original students and students of Chinese ancestry.

    Requirements:

    • Preference given first to descendants of Hilo Chinese School alumni and second to support students of Chinese ancestry.
    • Resident of Hawai’i Island (with the exception of first preference applicants, who may reside elsewhere)
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA



    Hilton Grand Vacation Scholarship for the Asia Pacific Junior Cup Fund

    The Hilton Grand Vacations Scholarship for the Asia Pacific Junior Cup Fund was established by Hilton Grand Vacations to benefit Hawaii’s high school seniors participating in Hawaii Junior Golf or a high school golf team. Hilton Grand Vacations is the title sponsor of the Asia Pacific Junior Cup Golf Tournament which is a world-class tournament which recognizes and rewards the golf ability of young men and women from Hawaii and the Asia Pacific region.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • attending an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Active members of the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association or their high school golf team
    • Graduating senior of a public or private high school in the State of Hawai’i
    • Scholarship is a renewable undergraduate scholarship for up to four years.  Renewal scholars require a minimum GPA of 2.5



    Hokulani Hawaii Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2012 by Estelle M. Kelley, who felt fortunate to be part of a family that valued education through quality institutions, life experience, and global travel that contributed to lifelong learning and encouraged openness to new experiences.  She created this scholarship to support those with less means to experience the life gift of an education marked by openness, critical inquiry, and a strong development of emotional values.  This scholarship gives preference to small private institutions with strong core liberal arts and science curriculums.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need, with a preference for students from middle income families
    • Attend an accredited four year not-for-profit, private institution on the continental US
      • Institution must have a small student population of 1000-5000 students
      • Strong core curriculum that includes Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Hawaii high school senior
      • attended same Hawaii high school for at least 3 years
    • GPA (grade point average) between 2.9-3.4
    • Preference for students who are the first generation in their family to attend college
    • Preference for renewals who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5



    Hokuli`a Foundation Scholarship Fund

    The Board of the Hokuli'a Foundation worked with the Hawai'i Community Foundation to accomplish one of their main objectives of providing scholarships for the Kona community. Their focus on health care, education and drug education & treatment led to setting up the scholarship for students majoring in health care, education and social work.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Resident of North or South Kona
    • Plan to study in the fields of Healthcare, Education, or Social Work
    • Preference given to students demonstrating an emphasis in advancing Native Hawaiian culture
    • In a separate essay, elaborate on your community service and describe how your future career may benefit the lives of Hawai’i residents and/or advance Native Hawaiian culture upon completion of your education.  Also provide information about your intentions to stay in or return to Kona or Hawai’i after completing your education.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Hokuli`a Scholarship Fund

    Hokuli'a Scholarship Fund was established to support the students from West Hawai'i.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of West Hawai’i County
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.8 GPA
    • Preference for students from the North & South Kona districts.
    • Preference for first generation students
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Hon Chew Hee Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2009 by The Hon Chew Hee Estate Foundation to residents of Hawaii pursuing a degree in Fine Arts with preference given to students focusing on painting, drawing, sculpting, ceramics, printmaking or textile.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two- or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Fine Arts with preference given to students focusing on painting, drawing, sculpting, ceramics, printmaking, or textile.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Two Letters of Recommendation required – one from an art instructor.



    Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established in 2016 by the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Charitable Corporation (HJCCCC) to support students seeking a degree in business related fields.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawai'i
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Attend as a full-time (as determined by your school's financial aid office)
    • Attend an accredited institution with in the US (including territories)
    • Pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Major in Business, International Relations, Japanese Language or Japanese Culture
    Preference for:
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Demonstrated community service activity
    • Immediate family member of an active HJCC member in good standing



    Ho'omaka Hou - A New Beginning Fund

    The Ho'omaka Hou scholarship was established to provide financial support for students who have turned their life around after overcoming difficulties in the past. With help and perseverance, you are now ready to make changes and realize hope through education. You may have always had the dream or desire to pursue schooling for a specific career, and now you are at a point in your life where you can make education a priority.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • For students who have turned their lives around after overcoming substance abuse
    • One letter of recommendation required
    • In a separate essay, describe any substance abuse-related problems you have encountered in your life and how you have overcome them.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Ho'oulu Scholarship Fund

    Recognizing that college is not always linear, the Steele siblings established this scholarship fund in 2014, to support those who "stopped out" of college but are now ready to complete their college education.  Their intent is to support Pacific Islander students, including Hawaiians. 

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i or a Pacific Island nation
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit in the State of Hawaii
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Former student who has completed at least one year of college progress potentially towards degree completion, then “stopped out” for at least one year, and is now returning to actively pursue a college degree
    • Student who is 20 years of age or older
     
    Preferences:
    • Primary preference for students from Samoa or of Samoan ethnicity
    • Secondary preference for students from another Pacific Island nation or ethnicity, including Hawaiian
     
    Renewal:
    • Scholarship is intended to be a committed renewal for up to three years, assuming there are funds available to award.
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
     
    Pacific Island Nations/ethnicity including:
    • Melanesia:  including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu
    • Micronesia:  including Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Caroline Islands, Chuuk, Pohnpei), Nauru, Palau, and Wake Island
    • Polynesia:  American Samoa, Easter Island/Rapa Nui, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu



    Howard S. Okada Family Scholarship Fund

    Mr. Howard Okada was a retired Army Officer and long-time resident of Hawaii who, after moving here with his family, established a solid network of friends.  The scholarship was established to honor his legacy in his adopted home and as a way for the donor to express her gratitude to her parents, who enabled her to receive her education, by giving back to the community.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Pursuing an AAS degree
    • Attend a community college within the University of Hawaii system
    • Preference for renewals (maximum of 2 years per awardee)



    Ian Doane Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Ian Doane Smith was raised on Maui, was a star HYSO player and a four year all star soccer player at Maui High School. He was also an accomplished Maui big wave surfer and a dedicated youth soccer coach. Ian loved Maui and its young people and following his death in 2004, his family proudly established this memorial scholarship fund to honor his memory and excellence in the two sports Ian loved – surfing and soccer.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Resident of the island of Maui
    • Undergraduate degree seeking student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • New awardees must be either:
      • A high school senior attending a two or four year college within the US, who is an active participant in soccer and/or surfing, and involved in community service, OR
      • A student attending the University of Hawaii, Maui College
    • Preference shall be given to renewal applicants who maintain the minimum GPA.
      • If a renewal who was awarded as a University of Hawaii, Maui College attendee, he/she must continue at UH Maui as a renewal candidate.



    Ichiro & Masako Hirata Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 2005 by Masako Hirata as a trustee for the Ichiro Hirata Trust for Hawaii residents majoring in Education.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Education
    • Junior, Senior, or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference given to past recipient



    Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship

    The Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship was established to benefit female students of Hawaiian ancestry studying in Health, Science, Mathematics, or Education.

    Requirements:
    • Attend a non-profit college or univerisity located in the United States or its territories
    • Supports students of Hawaiian ancestry.  Applicants must submit a copy of their Kamehameha Schools Ho'oulu Hawaiian Data Center Ancestry Verification Letter.
    • Be a female.
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA.
    • Pursue a major in one of the following fields: Health, Science, Mathematics, Education (includes counseling & social work).
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.



    'Imi Ho'ola Leadership Scholarship Fund

    The Imi Ho’ola Leadership Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to support medical students at UH Manoa JABSOM’s Imi Ho’ola Post Baccalaureate Program.
     
    Scholarship Criteria:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Pursing a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD)
    • Be a full-time student in Hawai‘i
    • Minimum GPA 2.0
    • Students must be accepted into the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Imi Ho’ola Post Baccalaureate Program to be eligible to receive a scholarship award from this fund
    • One letter of recommendation from a nonrelated Professor or Community Volunteer speaking to the student’s leadership qualities



    'Imi Na'auao Scholarship

    The ʽImi Naʽauao scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for graduate students offered through Kamehameha Schools, funded and endowed by the Legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop.  This scholarship is limited to two years of awarding per recipient regardless of his/her degree progression.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaiʽi.
    • Attend an accredited institution within the US (including US territories).
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office);
    • Graduate (post-baccalaureate) degree seeking student.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation from non-relatives, which addresses one of the following regarding the applicant:Academic performance; Leadership skills; Community Service.
    • A Curriculum Vitae (CV) which highlights the following: Academic achievements; Leadership experiences; Community service/civic involvement; Honors & awards.
    • Recipients will be required to perform a total of 50 community service hours by December, and 100 total community service hours by July.Spring award disbursements are contingent on the submission of the 50 community service hours.
    Preferences:
    • Preference for previous year’s recipients who have not already received the maximum funding from Kamehameha Schools.
    • Kamehameha Schools’ (KS) policy is to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.
      • If you are applying for a KS financial aid or scholarship award and would like to be considered under this preference policy, you must verify your Hawaiian ancestry through the KS Hoʻoulu Hawaiian Data Center (Data Center) by the program deadline date.
    About Hawaiian Ancestry Verification
    • KS established the Hoʻoulu Hawaiian Data Center (Data Center) to build a comprehensive database of the Hawaiian population to support planning for lifelong learning in the Hawaiian community. One of the data center’s roles is to verify the Hawaiian ancestry of those who wish to be considered under KS’ preference policy.
    • As soon as you submit your application for any of the Kamehameha Schools’ financial aid or scholarship programs to KS Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, the data center will mail a separate Hawaiian Ancestry Registration (HAR) packet, if you have not already completed your registration process. All questions and documents regarding verification should be directed to the data center. Please do NOT submit your HAR form and documents with your KS financial aid and scholarship application.



    Inspired to Serve Scholarship Fund in Memory of Seigo and Hisaye Kagawa

    This fund was created in 2016 to honor the memory of Seigo and Hisaye Kagawa, and is to support a Kauai resident in graduate studies focused on social justice, public or human service, education or health.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident in the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Be a resident of the island of Kaua'i
    • Be a full time student in a master's degree program or pursue a doctoral studies at a college or university in Hawaii or on the US mainland
    • Pursue a degree with a focus on social justice, public or human service, education or health
    • Preference for students who intend to be employed on Kaua'i or in the State of Hawai'i



    Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. Scholarship Fund - Nursing

    Isemoto Contracting Company has been doing business in Hawai'i since 1926. They created this scholarship fund to give back to the community and support the success of the Big Island's students. They support civil engineering students which reflects the company's core area of work, student teachers to honor numerous relatives who work as teachers, and nursing in honor of a family member who is a nurse and has provided comfort and care to their aging relatives.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of a Hawai’i Island high school
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Major in Nursing
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. Scholarship Fund - Teacher Education

    Isemoto Contracting Company has been doing business in Hawai'i since 1926. They created this scholarship fund to give back to the community and support the success of the Big Island's students. They support civil engineering students which reflects the company's core area of work, student teachers to honor numerous relatives who work as teachers, and nursing in honor of a family member who is a nurse and has provided comfort and care to their aging relatives.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of a Hawai’i Island high school
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Major in Education
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. Scholarship Fund-Engineering

    Isemoto Contracting Company has been doing business in Hawai'i since 1926. They created this scholarship fund to give back to the community and support the success of the Big Island's students. They support civil engineering students which reflects the company's core area of work, student teachers to honor numerous relatives who work as teachers, and nursing in honor of a family member who is a nurse and has provided comfort and care to their aging relatives.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of a Hawai’i Island high school
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Major in Civil Engineering
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Jean Estes Epstein Charitable Foundation Scholarship

    This foundation supports Hawaii public high school graduates attending a four-year college or university.

    Requirements:

    • Be of graduate of a public high school in Hawaii.
    • Attend an accredited four-year college or university on the continental United States.
    • Be an incoming college freshman (undergraduate) attending on a full-time basis.
    • Minimum 3.7 GPA.
    • SAT or ACT Scores required.
    • Two letters of recommendation required.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.



    Jean Fitzgerald Scholarship

    The scholarship is a memorial to Jean Fitzgerald who was a very active participant in the Hawai'i Pacific Tennis Association. Jean felt it was important for young tennis players to pursue higher education in order to augment their tennis skills and be successful in other arenas besides the tennis court.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • An active tennis player
    • Preference may be given to USTA-Hawai‘i Pacific Section members
    • Be a female
    • Incoming college freshman
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Jean Ileialoha Beniamina Scholarship for Ni'ihau Students Fund

    Established by Wayne J. Rapozo in 2010 in honor of the late Aunty Ilei Beniamina who was from Ni'ihau and helped educate and bring together the community to support Hawaiians and Hawaiian culture.
    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student
    • Resident of Kaua‘i or Ni‘ihau Island 
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference given to current Ni‘ihau residents or Kaua‘i residents who are one or two generations removed from Ni‘ihau Island. 
    • Preference given to students who are proficient or fluent in the Hawaiian language. 
    • Write an essay describing your family descent from and connection to Ni‘ihau; hanai family relationships will be honored.  In the essay, applicants may and are encouraged to address their proficiency in the Hawaiian language and list any courses or programs taken in Hawaiian language.
    • Two letters of recommendation required



    Jhung Family Foundation Scholarship

    The Jhung Family Foundation Scholarship was started by Grafton Jhung in 1992 to honor Caroline Rhym Ing, the mother of Bryson, Grafton and Finis Jhung who graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1950, 1953, and 1955 respectively. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist needy and deserving graduates of Roosevelt High School in their pursuit of a college education. The scholarship is awarded for one year and is renewable for up to three additional years assuming continued financial need of the recipient and satisfactory academic progress in a degree-granting program.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institutional on the continental US
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Must have attended Roosevelt High school for four years and be a current graduating senior from Roosevelt High School.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service.
    • Preference given to students born in Hawai’i



    Johanna Drew Cluney Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2004 and is part of the Hawai'i Community Foundation's Vocational Education Scholarship Program. Vocational Education describes degree programs designed to teach students skills for a specific segment of employment.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Preference for students of Hawaiian Ancestry



    John & Ann Clifton Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2002 and is part of the Hawai'i Community Foundation's Vocational Education Scholarship Program. Vocational Education describes degree programs designed to teach students skills for a specific segment of employment.Programs include culinary arts, auto repair, diesel mechanics, cosmetology, computer graphics and assistive medical technology.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA



    John and Ruth Stepulis and Alice Smalley Scholarship Fund

    The John and Ruth Stepuls and Alice Smalley Scholarship Fund was established in 2017.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited four year college or university (as determined by your school's financial aid office)
    • Major in Nursing
    • Be an incoming college sophomore, junior or senior
    • Preference for
      • Renewal applicant
      • First generation



    John Dawe Dental Education Fund - Dental Hygiene

    This scholarship fund commemorates the life of Dr. John H. Dawe, who, with loyalty and dedication, served the Hawai'i Dental Association and the Honolulu County Dental Society during most of his professional life.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Enrolled in a Dental Hygiene or Dental Assisting program
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    John Dawe Dental Education Fund - Dentistry

    This scholarship fund commemorates the life of Dr. John H. Dawe, who, with loyalty and dedication, served the Hawai'i Dental Association and the Honolulu County Dental Society during most of his professional life.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate student
    • Enrolled in a Dentistry program
    • Two letters of recommendation required
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Jon "J.D." Sakamoto Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Requirements:

    • Resident of Hawai'i Island
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Culinary Arts or Music or Art
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Joseph & Alice Duarte Memorial Fund

    This fund was started in 2002 by Patrick Duarte to honor his parents Joseph & Alice Duarte.  The Joseph & Alice Duarte Memorial Fund benefits applicants of Hawaii Island, especially those that are graduates of Holualoa Elementary School.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be from the North or South Kona districts of the island of Hawai‘i.
    • Preference given to graduates of Holualoa Elementary School.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Joseph and Elaine Malama Vierra Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established by Joseph and Elaine Vierra in 2016 for students pursuing a degree in a field of study relating to conservation and/or environmental sciences.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Attend a 2 or 4 year not for profit institution with the U. S. (including U. S. territories)
    • Major in a field of study relating to conservation and/or environmental sciences.



    Juliette M. Atherton Scholarship - Minister's Sons & Daughters

    The Board of Directors of the Atherton Family Foundation sets aside a portion of the Foundation's income each year to be used for scholarships. These scholarships perpetuate Mrs. Atherton's interest in sustaining Protestant Christian endeavors in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Be a dependent son or daughter of an ordained and active Protestant minister in an established denomination in Hawai'i.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawai'i .
    • Be an undergraduate student.
    • Applicants must provide on the application the following information: minister's current position, church/parish name, denomination, place & date of ordination and name of seminary attended.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Juliette M. Atherton Scholarship - Seminary Studies

    The Board of Directors of the Atherton Family Foundation sets aside a portion of the Foundation's income each year to be used for scholarships. These scholarships perpetuate Mrs. Atherton's interest in sustaining Protestant Christian endeavors in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Attend a non-profit college or univerisity located in the United States or its territories
    • Attend an accredited graduate school of theology (or seminary) located within the United States with the goal of being ordained in an established Protestant denomination.
    • Applicants must include their Protestant denomination in their personal statement.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Be a full-time student
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Juliette M. Atherton Scholarship (R)

    The Board of Directors of the Atherton Family Foundation sets aside a portion of the Foundation's income each year to be used for scholarships. These scholarships perpetuate Mrs. Atherton's interest in sustaining Protestant Christian endeavors in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Be a dependent son or daughter of an ordained and active Protestant minister in an established denomination in Hawai'i.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawai'i .
    • Be an undergraduate student.
    • Applicants must provide on the application the following information: minister's current position, church/parish name, denomination, place & date of ordination and name of seminary attended.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Juliette M. Atherton Scholarships for Ordained Protestant Ministers

    The Board of Directors of the Atherton Family Foundation sets aside a portion of the Foundation's income each year to be used for scholarships. These scholarships perpetuate Mrs. Atherton's interest in sustaining Protestant Christian endeavors in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Attend a non-profit college or univerisity located in the United States or its territories
    • Be an ordained Protestant minister.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Be a graduate of an accredited school of theology.
    • Be pursuing an advanced degree (generally a doctorate) related to your ministerial profession at an accredited institution.
    • Please note that the Atherton Foundation no longer supports continuing education (conferences, trainings, seminars and/or programs not terminating in an advanced degree) for ordained ministers.



    K.M. Hatano Scholarship Fund

    The K.M. Hatano Scholarship Fund was created in 1987 through the generosity of Mr. Yasuji Hatano, President of Kokusai Motorcars Company of Japan. The scholarship was established to recognize men and women from Maui, Lana'i and Moloka'i who have excelled academically and have shown leadership and community involvement.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four-year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai‘i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • High school senior from the County of Maui (which includes Lana‘i & Moloka‘i)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for Business management or visitor industry majors



    Ka'a'awa Community Fund

    This fund was established in 1995 by the Ka'a'awa Community Association to benefit long-time residents of the traditional ahupua'a of Kualoa, Ka'a'awa, Makaua, and Kahana.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Resident of the Ka‘a‘awa area on Windward O’ahu
    • Preference given to long-time residents of Ka‘a‘awa
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Ka'ehu Scholarship Fund

    The Ka'ehu Scholarship Fund was established on June 30, 2014, with the intention and desire that the fund be used to provide scholarship grants.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your schools financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
     Preferences: 
    • Preference for applicant to be at least part Hawaiian
    • Identify as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and/or transgender)
    • Preference for females
    • Participation in club and/or high school athletics
    • Participation in community service



    Kahala Nui Residents Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Kahala Nui Residents Association to benefit employees or dependents of employees of Kahala Senior Living Community, Inc.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time or part-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be a current employee or a dependent child of a current employee of Kahala Nui at least six (6) months prior to the application deadline.



    Ka'iulani Home For Girls Trust Scholarship

    The Ka'iulani Home for Girls originally provided housing for young women of Hawaiian ancestry. Kamehameha Schools used the building from 1950 to 1962 to board female students attending the schools. When the home became so old it could not be repaired, it was demolished and the property sold. The Ka'iulani Home for Girls Trust was established in 1963 and it continues the original mission of supporting Hawaiian females.

    Requirements:

    • Supports students of Hawaiian ancestry.  Applicants must submit a copy of their Kamehameha Schools Ho'oulu Hawaiian Data Center Ancestry Verification Letter.
    • Be a female
    • Be a college freshman or sophomore (juniors and seniors are eligible if they were Ka'iulani Scholarship recipients during the previous year).
    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student.
    • Minimum GPA 3.3.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit college or university within the state of Hawaii (previous year recipients seeking renewal of their award and already attending college or university outside of Hawaii are still eligible).



    Kalihi Education Coalition Scholarship (Resident)

    This scholarship was established in 2005 by the Kalihi Education Coalition to benefit residents of the Kalihi Palama area.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of Kalihi Palama with one of the following zip codes: 96817 or 96819
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Kalihi Education Coalition Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2005 by the Kalihi Education Coalition to benefit graduating high school seniors from Damien School, Farrington High School, or Kamehameha - Kapalama School.

    Requirements:

    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Current year graduating senior from Damien High School, Farrington High School or Kamehameha Schools (Kapalama campus)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Kamp Scholarship Fund

    The purpose of this fund, established in 2014, is to provide scholarships to promote career education and training.  Preference is to be given to students in the following fields:  engineering; business; and medicine.  Within these fields, preference is to be given to students within program oriented toward the improvement of intercultural communications and international relations.
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Be a full-time student as determined by your institution (generally, 12 credits undergraduate; 9 credits graduate)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Priority to be given to working adults, disadvantaged persons, and former Peace Corps volunteers.
    • Preference may be given to students majoring in Engineering, Business or Medicine
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients (maximum of four years)



    Kapolei Business & Community Scholarship

    In an effort to encourage Kapolei-area students to continue their education, a group of concerned business and community leaders established this scholarship for high school seniors at Campbell, Nanakuli, Waianae, and Kapolei High School.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior from Campbell, Kapolei, Nanakuli or Waianae High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Karst - Merdes Scholarship Fund

    Requirements
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend full-time
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Permanently or temporarily separated from birth parent(s) due to being placed under the State of Hawaii foster care, including those who aged out of the State of Hawaii foster care system.
    Preference:
    • Residents of the island of Kaua’i
    • Major in healthcare, education or social work
    • Intent to have a career in Hawai’i
    • Renewals



    Kawailoa Wind Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by Kawailoa Wind, LLC, to support graduating high school seniors at Waialua High School with a preference for those majoring in math, science, or other renewable energy fields.

    Requirements: 

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Graduating high school Senior at Waialua High School
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Preference for students majoring in math, science, engineering or other renewable energy/sustainability related studies.



    Kawasaki-McGaha Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in 1995 by donor Dayle O. and Kuniko K. McGaha to provide scholarships to students attending Hawaii Pacific University studying in Computer Science or International Studies.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend Hawai‘i Pacific University
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Major in Computer Science or International Studies
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Kazuma and Ichiko Hisanaga Scholarship Fund

    Kazuma and Ichiko Hisanaga both served most of their lives as educators in the Hilo community.  Mr. Hisanaga was a well-known coach, athletic director, and football, baseball and basketball star for Hilo High School. Their strong belief in the value of sports participation, leadership, and education is reflected in the type of student this scholarship will support.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the continental U.S. that is a NAIA, Division II, or Division III school
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Current year graduating senior of Hilo High School.
      • If there are no eligible applicants from Hilo High School, current year graduating seniors will be considered from other Hawai'i Island high schools in the following order of preference: Waiakea High School, St. Joseph High School, other Hawai'i Island high schools.
    • Be an athlete that participated in a varsity sport while in high school (preference given to students participating in more than one varsity sport).
    • Leadership experience and qualities as demonstrated by serving as the captain of a varsity sports team, a student government leader or an officer of an extracurricular program.
    • Participated in community service.
    • Applicants will be asked to provide an additional essay describing their sports involvement, leadership experience and qualities, and community service.
    • One letter of recommendation is required from either the Athletic Director of the student's high school or the student's high school or post-secondary counselor.  This letter of recommendation should address the student's:  Varsity sports participation and school/media athletic awards, and Leadership roles and qualities, including leadership roles in varsity sports, student government, and extracurricular clubs, etc.  School achievements as recognized by the school and media, moral character, and community service.



    Ken Yamase Sportsmanship Scholarship Fund

    The Ken Yamase Sportsmanship Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of Ken Yamase and perpetuate his legacy of fair play, integrity, respect and sportsmanship.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the state of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Senior athlete at Waiakea High School who participated in BIIF (Big Island Interscholastic Federation) sport(s).  If there are no applicants who meet this criteria, then the applicant may be a senior athlete from any other public high school except for charter schools, that is part of the BIIF
    • Demonstrate good sportsmanship throughout his/her BIIF participation
    • Provide two letters of recommendation; one from the Athletic Director or coach and one from a counselor or teacher



    Kenneth Makinney & David T. Pietsch Families Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established by the families of Kenneth Makinney and David T. Pietsch, Sr. It honors the memory of Kenneth Makinney's father who founded Makinney & Company in 1896. David T. Pietsch Sr. founded Hawaiian Title Company, Limited in 1952. The two companies merged to form Title Guaranty of Hawai'i. The purpose of this scholarship fund is to assist deserving employees and/or their dependents in furthering their education.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend an accredited, two or four, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be an employee or qualified dependent of Title Guaranty of Hawaii, Incorporated and Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc. and their respective subsidiary and affiliated corporations or entities.
    • Eligible employees must be employed full-time and have been with the Title Guaranty for at least one year.
    • To access the secondary school scholarship application visit your company’s intranet.



    Kim Coco League of Extraordinary Scholars


    Requirements:
    • Resident of State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your schools financial aid office)
    • Identify as a transgender student
    • Hawaii public high school graduate or GED equivalent
     Preferences: 
    • Attend a two or four year University of Hawaii system campus



    King Kekaulike High School Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by the KKHS WOW committee in 1998. The committee was formed to promote and recognize the wonderful and outstanding work among staff members and students of Kekaulike High School.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Current year graduating senior of King Kekaulike High School
    • Children of King Kekaulike High School staff members are not eligible
    • Minimum GPA of 2.8
    • Three or more hours of community service
    • In a separate essay on the application, write 600 words on how well Na Ali‘i 3 R’s (Respect, Relevance and Rigor) relate to your future goals.



    Kohala Ditch Educational Fund

    This scholarship was established in 1999 by the Kamuela Kayak Corporation to support graduates of Kohala High School.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of Kohala High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Koloa Scholarship Fund

    Established in 1994 by members of the Smith-Waterhouse family of Koloa, Kaua'i, this scholarship honors the memory of Dr. James W. and Melicent Knapp Smith, who arrived in Koloa in 1842, and their descendants Dr. Jared Knapp Smith, Dr. Alfred Herbert and Mabel Palmer Waterhouse. Each of these doctors and their wives were active in founding and furthering public education in the Koloa area.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of one of the following Kaua'i areas:  Koloa (96756), including Oma'o & Poipu (96756), Lawai (96765) or Kalaheo (96741).
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Two Letters of Recommendation required
    • In a separate essay on the application, write about the following topic:  Describe your understanding of the meaning of ‘aloha’ in our multicultural community, including how it has played a part in your personal development, and how you hope to use your chosen field to further this aloha among both family and community.  Also include in your essay the following:
      1) A list of books or other publications you have read on Hawaii's history.
      2) A list of relatives who were born in the Koloa District, including their relationship to you, place of birth, and approximate year of birth.
      3) How long you have lived in the Koloa area.



    Korean University Club Scholarship Fund

    Founded in 1936, the Korean University Club of Hawaii has been providing academic scholarships to students of Korean ancestry since 1950. The Korean University Club of Hawaii is a multi-generational group of Americans of Korean ancestry continuing the intent of its founders in promoting understanding of ancestral heritage and culture, participating in community affairs, and providing educational opportunity.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Supports students of Korean ancestry



    Korean War Veteran’s Children’s CC Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in 2012 by Mr. Chong Kim, who was a child in Korea during the Korean War and is thankful to have survived those difficult times. Mr. Kim migrated to America in 1972 and served in the U.S. Air Force and federal government for many years until he retired. He created this scholarship as a way to honor the men and women who serve our country by providing educational opportunities for their descendants.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Must be a direct descendant of a Korean War veteran or a direct descendant of a soldier who served in a foreign war and provide appropriate documentation.
    • First preference given to direct descendants of Korean War veterans who died in combat.
    • Second preference given to direct descendants of veterans who served during the Korean War.
    • Additional preferences given to direct descendants of veterans who either died or served in a foreign war.
    • Community service preferred
    • Does not need to be a Hawai’i resident
    • Preference given to previous awardees



    Korean War Veteran's Children's Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in 2012 by Mr. Chong Kim, who was a child in Korea during the Korean War and is thankful to have survived those difficult times. Mr. Kim migrated to America in 1972 and served in the U.S. Air Force and federal government for many years until he retired. He created this scholarship as a way to honor the men and women who serve our country by providing educational opportunities for their descendants.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Must be a direct descendant of a Korean War veteran or a direct descendant of a soldier who served in a foreign war and provide appropriate documentation.
    • First preference given to direct descendants of Korean War veterans who died in combat.
    • Second preference given to direct descendants of veterans who served during the Korean War.
    • Additional preferences given to direct descendants of veterans who either died or served in a foreign war.
    • Community service preferred
    • Does not need to be a Hawai’i resident
    • Preference given to previous awardees



    Kosasa Kitty Scholarship Fund

    The Kosasa Kitty Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to benefit 1st generation Waipahu High School graduates who plan to attend a four year college or university on the mainland USA.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution on the continental US
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from Waipahu High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Neither parent has graduated from college in the United States
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients



    Kubota Foundation Scholarship

    This fund was created in 2016 by the Kubota Foundation to support the students of Hawaii.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    Kubota Foundation Scholarship Renewals

    This fund was created in 2016 by the Kubota Foundation to support the students of Hawaii.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Preference for renewal candidates



    Kukio Employee Scholarship

    The Kūki’o Community Fund supporters believe that young people deserve the opportunity to succeed in school, in work and in life.  This scholarship was created to increase the educational opportunities for college bound Kūki’o employees and their dependents.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Be a current employee of Kukio Golf and Beach Club, Inc., Kukio Community Associarion, or Kukio Staffing Services, LLC or a spouse or dependent child of a current employee
    • Employee has been receiving benefits for at lease a one-year period
    • Preference for renewing applicants



    Kurt W. Schneider Memorial Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by the Pacific Business Institute for Business & Culture in memory of Kurt Schneider, former President and CEO of Lana'i Company and Lana'i Resorts and is for seniors at Lana'i High School.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Preference given to travel industry management majors
    • Graduating high school Senior of Lana‘i High School
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Laura Jean Armstrong Fund

    This scholarship was created in memory of Dr. Laura Jean Armstrong, a nurse extraordinaire. Beginning her professional career as a registered nurse in private practice, Dr. Armstrong joined the Hawai'i State Department of Health in 1968. As a public servant, she passionately worked to improve the health and welfare of the underserved until her untimely death.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate student
    • Majoring in Nursing
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Laura N. Dowsett Fund

    This fund memorializes Laura Dowsett who was instrumental in creating the first occupational therapy program in Hawai'i. She was the director of the occupational therapy department at Queens Hospital for 16 years. She also founded the Occupational Therapy Association of Hawai'i and served as its president for seven years.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be in an Occupational Therapy program
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Laura Rowe Burdick Scholarship Fund

    Established by Laura Rowe Burdick who was a principal and teacher at Wailuku Elementary School.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior from a school in Maui County
    • Preference for students who can preserve and complete a program of study
    • Preference given to individuals who want to return to Maui County after completing their education or training in order to contribute to the community that formed them.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Lilian B. Reynolds Scholarship

    This scholarship supports students intending to study Medicine and Nursing.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate student
    • Medical or Nursing student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Lily and Raymond Torii Scholarship Fund

    The Lily and Raymond Torii Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of Lily and Raymond Torii, two dedicated educators in the Wai’anae community. The scholarship fund is meant to benefit Wai’anae High School graduates who exemplify compassion and service for others.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Graduating high school senior of Wai’anae High School
    • Demonstrate community service
    • Preference for applicants who submits 2 letters of recommendation
    • Preference for renewals



    Logan Nainoa Fujimoto Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 2005, this scholarship honors the late Logan Nainoa Fujimoto which benefits applicants studying Automotive Technology at Universal Technical Institute or at any of the community colleges within the University of Hawaii system.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges or preference for Universal Technical Institute
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Concentration in Automotive Technology Program
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA

     




    March Taylor Educational Fund

    This fund was established in memory of March Taylor whose family owns and operates Auto Body Hawaii.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges
    • Attend a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be from the island of Hawai‘i, with preference to students from West Hawai‘i
    • Major in Auto Body Repair & Painting
    • Preference for applicants with a minimum 2.0 GPA or higher



    Margaret Follett Haskins (Hawai'i) Scholarship Fund

    Margaret Follett Haskins learned the value of hard work through her experiences during the Great Depression. She placed great emphasis on education. Using the community college system as a stepping stone, she reached her academic goals and despite the odds, she became a successful pharmacist. She never forgot her fortunate experiences. To remember her strong will and belief in education, her husband established this scholarship in her name, after her passing, to benefit those who wish to follow a similar path in their educational pursuits.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduate of any community college in the University of Hawaii system transferring to UH - Manoa, UH - Hilo, UH - Maui, or UH - West O’ahu
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA
    • Previous year recipients eligible for up to two years



    Margaret Follett Haskins (Kansas) Scholarship Fund

    Margaret Follett Haskins learned the value of hard work through her experiences during the Great Depression. She placed great emphasis on education. Using the community college system as a stepping stone, she reached her academic goals and despite the odds, she became a successful pharmacist. She never forgot her fortunate experiences. To remember her strong will and belief in education, her husband established this scholarship in her name, after her passing, to benefit those who wish to follow a similar path in their educational pursuits.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduate of any community college in the University of Hawaii Community College system
    • Attend the University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas) or Kansas State University (Manhattan, Kansas)
    • Minimum 3.2 GPA
    • Previous year recipients eligible for up to three years



    Margaret Follett Haskins (Maui) Scholarship Fund

    Margaret Follett Haskins learned the value of hard work through her experiences during the Great Depression. She placed great emphasis on education. Using the community college system as a stepping stone, she reached her academic goals and despite the odds, she became a successful pharmacist. She never forgot her fortunate experiences. To remember her strong will and belief in education, her husband established this scholarship in her name, after her passing, to benefit those who wish to follow a similar path in their educational pursuits.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time or part-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Priority of student preference for:
      1. Undergraduate junior or senior seeking a bachelor degree at University of Hawaii Maui College who attended UH-Maui for at least two years, OR an associate degree graduate of University of Hawaii Maui College who is now pursuing an undergraduate bachelors degree at any of the University of Hawaii four-year campuses.
      2. If there are no eligible candidates who meet the first preference, then awards may be made to students attending UH-Maui
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Previous year recipients may be eligible for up to three years if they maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0



    Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Fund

    The Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Fund had its start in 1917, through a concert sponsored by the Hawai'i Nurses Club (now called the Hawai'i Nurses Association). The proceeds of the concert were used to establish a fund for nurses in need. The fund was named for Margaret Jones, a nurse killed when the S.S. Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine during World War I and now benefits nursing students.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend University of Hawaii-Manoa, University of Hawaii-Hilo or Hawaii Pacific University, or a PH.D nursing program within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Pursue a BSN, MSN or PH.D nursing program
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Preference may be given to members of the Hawaii Nurses Association.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship

    Gertrude F. Straub established this scholarship as a memorial to her father, M. M. Scott, who for many years was a teacher and principal in Hawai'i's public school system. The scholarship benefits students from public high schools in Hawai'i, planning to attend college on the mainland and who demonstrate a commitment to world peace.

    Requirements:

    • Be a graduate of a public high school in Hawai'i.
    • Attend an accredited, not-for-profit U.S. mainland college or university.
    • Minimum GPA 2.8.
    • Be enrolled Full-Time.
    • In addition to your personal statement, write an essay in the box indicated on the application describing your commitment to world peace and discuss how your learning experiences may lead to international understanding.



    Mary Josephine Bloder Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by Mary Josephine Bloder, a Science and Math teacher at Lahainaluna High School for 23 years. As a young woman, Mary Josephine Bloder had to move away from home to get an education. For many years she lived on the Lahainaluna High School campus, where she developed close relationships with many of the school's boarding students. This fund seeks to help Lahainaluna boarders who are good science students attend college. Scholarship is renewable for 4 years.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior of Lahainaluna High School
    • High grade point average in the sciences
    • Preference is given to boarding students
    • Two letters of recommendation required.  One of the letters must be from a science teacher at Lahainaluna High School.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Preference given to previous year recipients



    Matsukawa Family Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund was established to support a graduating senior from 'Aiea High school.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate Financial Need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution on the continental US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduating Senior of ‘Aiea High School
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA



    Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii Scholarship Fund

    The Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii Scholarship fund was established in 2015 to support the direct descendants of Meadow Gold Diairies-Hawaii employees or retirees.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Be a direct descendent (child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc.) of an active Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii employee or Retiree of Meadow Gold Dairies- Hawaii (Employees must have been employed full time for at least one year prior to the application deadline).
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients (up to four years)



    Mildred Towle Scholarship - Study Abroad

    This scholarship is in honor of Mildred Towle who, after years of service with social welfare agencies on the mainland, came to Hawai'i and served as Director of the International Institute of Hawai'i and, later, Director of Adult Education, both program areas at the YWCA of O'ahu. She was known and honored for her commitment to better relations among all people.

    Requirements:

    • Attend a non-profit college or univerisity located in the United States or its territories
    • Study in a foreign country as a junior, senior or graduate student during the regular academic year (summer semester not included). Note: This scholarship is intended for students participating in a study abroad program while enrolled at a U.S. institution. Students enrolling directly at a foreign based institution are not eligible.
    • Include on your application the country you will be visiting and semester of study.
    • Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Preference will be given to students "pursuing studies in the social sciences pertaining to international understanding and interracial fellowship."



    Mildred Towle Scholarship for African-Americans

    This scholarship is in honor of Mildred Towle who, after years of service with social welfare agencies on the mainland, came to Hawai'i and served as Director of the International Institute of Hawai'i and, later, Director of Adult Education, both program areas at the YWCA of O'ahu. She was known and honored for her commitment to better relations among all people.

    Requirements:

    • To support African-American students studying in Hawai'i (students in this category do not need to be Hawai'i residents).
    • Attend a non-profit institution
    • Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Attend an accredited two or four year college or university in Hawaii as either an undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Preference will be given to students "pursuing studies in the social sciences pertaining to international understanding and interracial fellowship."



    Mildred Towle Scholarship for Study at Boston University

    This scholarship is in honor of Mildred Towle who, after years of service with social welfare agencies on the mainland, came to Hawai'i and served as Director of the International Institute of Hawai'i and, later, Director of Adult Education, both program areas at the YWCA of O'ahu. She was known and honored for her commitment to better relations among all people.

    Requirements:

    • Be a Hawai'i resident attending Boston University.
    • Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a full-time student
    • Preference will be given to students "pursuing studies in the social sciences pertaining to international understanding and interracial fellowship."



    Mitsuo Shito Public Housing Scholarship

    This scholarship was established in 1997 by The Friends of Hawai'i's Public Housing (FHPH), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting public housing tenants in Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Preference given to residents of a public housing unit in Hawai‘i (you will be asked to indicate the name of the public housing complex you reside)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Moanalua High School Math Scholarship

    This scholarship was created in 2004 to benefit seniors of Moanalua High School that are active participants in Math League activities and events. Scholarship is renewable for 4 years.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior of Moanalua High School
    • Participate in Math League activities and events.
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate student
    • Preference given to previous year recipients



    Naomi June Nishida Scholarship Fund

    The Nishida family created this scholarship in honor of Naomi June Nishida in 2016.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate a financial need.
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Attend a four year, not for profit institution within the US (including US Terrritories)



    Neil Tepper Scholarship Fund

    During his lifetime, Neil Tepper worked in a wide range of creative and executive fields, which included consultant, life coach and author. The Neil Tepper Scholarship Fund was established in March 2012 with the purpose to provide scholarships to residents of Hawai'i demonstrating financial need and academic merit, and attending an accredited institution in pursuit of a four-year college degree.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Nick Van Pernis Scholarship Fund

    The scholarship fund was created by the family of Nick Van Pernis to honor his memory. The scholarship is for students from the west side of the island of Hawai'i studying Marine Science, Biotechnology, Health Sciences or Early Childhood Education.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of a public or private high school in the districts of North Kona, South Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala, or Ka‘u
    • Major in one of the following fields:  Marine Sciences, Biotechnology, Health Sciences or Early Childhood Education
    • Include in your personal statement a description of how your career may benefit the lives of Hawai’i residents upon completing your education. 
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    O‘ahu Filipino Community Council Golf Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund was created in 2003 by the Oahu Filipino Community Council to support Hawaii residents of Filipino ancestry.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Supports students of Filipino ancestry
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Oscar & Rosetta Fish Fund

    This scholarship was established by Oscar and Rosetta Fish who were committed to helping young people pursue higher education. Oscar was a member of the University of Hawai'i's College of Business Administration's first MBA graduating class in 1959. Rosetta was a speech teacher at UH Manoa. They met in Hawai'i and after living in several other places, returned to Hawai'i to retire.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend any University of Hawaii campus excluding Manoa
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Business
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Ouida Mundy Hill Memorial Fund

    This scholarship is part of the Hawai'i Community Foundation's Vocational Education Scholarship Program. Vocational Education describes certification or degree programs designed to teach students skills for a specific segment of employment.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Enroll in an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA



    Pat Shinobu Scholarship (2-Year)

    The Pat Shinobu Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to benefit students attending either two-year or four-year colleges or universities in Hawai’i or the mainland USA. This scholarship gives preference to students who graduated from public high schools on Hawai’i Island.


    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Maintain a GPA of 2.7 or above
    • One letter of recommendation from a non-related community volunteer or teacher speaking to the student’s community service ability
    • Graduate of a public high school on Hawai’i Island
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients (up to 2 years)



    Pat Shinobu Scholarship Fund (4 Year)

    The Pat Shinobu Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to benefit students attending either two-year or four-year colleges or universities in Hawai’i or the mainland USA. This scholarship gives preference to students who graduated from public high schools on Hawai’i Island.


    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Maintain a GPA of 2.7 or above
    • One letter of recommendation from a non-related community volunteer or teacher speaking to the student’s community service ability
    • Graduate of a public high school on Hawai’i Island
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients (up to 4 years)



    Paul Weil Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in honor of Paul Weil from Kaua'i, who was a strong proponent of edcuation. 

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA 2.7
    • Be a resident of the island of Kaua'i
    • Graduate of a public high school on Kaua'i
    • Female applicant
    • First generation in her family to attend college
    • Attend a four year college or university



    Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship

    This scholarship was established from the Trust of Paulina Sorg for students studying Nursing or Physical Therapy. Ms. Sorg formerly worked at the Department of Health in the Bureau of Crippled Children and Maternal and Child Health. Her dedication to the patients she served in life continues on through this scholarship.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Enroll in a Physical Therapy Program
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Perry & Sally Sorenson Scholarship Fund for Dependents of Hospitality Workers

    This scholarship was established in 2005 to benefit dependents of employees of Outrigger Enterprises in Hawaii working in a hospitality industry position.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Dependent of an employee currently employed by Outrigger Enterprises in Hawai’i working in a hospitality industry position. 
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Perry & Sally Sorenson Scholarship Fund for Foster Youth

    This scholarship was established in 2005 to benefit applicants who have been permanently or temporarily separated from their birth parents and aged out of the foster care system in the state of Hawai'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Permanently or temporarily separated from birth parent(s) and aged out of the foster care system in the state of Hawai‘i
    • Be between the ages of 18 and 25
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Peter R. Papworth Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in memory of Peter Papworth, a Social Studies teacher at Campbell High School. Mr. Papworth was a strong advocate for his students and dedicated his life to teaching and promoting education. It was his hope that you use this scholarship to its fullest extent, to become productive and successful students and make Campbell High School proud.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of Campbell High School
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Philippine Nurses' Association Hawaii Foundation Scholarship Fund

    The Philippine Nurses Association Hawaii Foundation created this fund in 2005 to support Hawai'i residents of Filipino ancestry majoring in Nursing.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Supports students of Filipino ancestry
    • Major in Nursing
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA



    Pono Market, Inc. In Memory of Minoru and Kiyoto Kubota

    This scholarship was created in 2016 to honor the memory of Minoru and Kiyoko Kubota, and to benefit graduates of Kapaa High School who plan to attend Kauai Community College.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3
    • Be a graduate of Kapaa High School
    • Attend Kauai Community College



    PRSA-Hawai'i/Roy Leffingwell Public Relations Scholarship

    The PRSA Hawai'i/Roy Leffingwell Scholarship was established in honor of the late Roy L. Leffingwell, APR, who retired in 1989 after more than 43 years of public relations service in Hawai'i. He founded International Public Relations, Hawaii's first full-service counseling firm and was active in public relations organizations including the National Association of Public Relations Counsel, one of the two organizations that merged to form PRSA. He was a former chapter president and 1993 Professional of the Year.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications
    • Intend to pursue a career in Public Relations
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Rapozo Scholarship for Maui Sugar Industry Workers

    The Rapozo family established this scholarship to benefit the employees and their children of companies that were engaged in the growing and harvesting of sugar during 2015-2016.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of Maui
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Be a former employee of a company that was primarily engaged in the business of growing and harvesting of sugar on Maui, or be a child of such an employee (including hanai children)
    Preference:
    • Preference is given to students in their senior year in high school at the time of application.
    • Preference is given to former employees or dependents of former employees who were employed in 2015 and/or 2016 of said companies



    Ray Yoshida Art Institute of Chicago Scholarship

    Established in 2006 by the late Raymond Yoshida who was a famous mixed media artist, born & raised on Kauai, and taught at the School of Arts Institute in Chicago for over 30 years. He created this scholarship fund to support students from Hawai'i who wish to pursue a major in fine arts.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend the Art Institute of Chicago.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Renewable for up to 4 years for qualified students



    Ray Yoshida Kauai Fine Arts Scholarship

    Established in 2006 by the late Raymond Yoshida who was a famous mixed media artist, born & raised on Kauai, and taught at the School of Arts Institute in Chicago for over 30 years. He created this scholarship fund to support students from Hawaii who wish to pursue a major in fine arts.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)\
    • High school senior from a school on the island of Kaua’i
    • Pursue studies in Fine Arts
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Raymond F. Cain Scholarship Fund

    Lois Cain established this scholarship in 2006 to benefit applicants studying Landscape Architecture.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major or concentrate in a field related to Landscape Architecture
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Rich Meiers Health Administration Fund

    This scholarship was established in 2009 to support college junior, senior, or graduate students studying hospital, or health care administration.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in hospital long-term care, or health care administration
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Richard Smart Scholarship Fund

    During his lifetime, Richard Smart gave generously to support educational opportunities for many young people of Waimea on Hawaii Island. He left a legacy that continues to support the community and lifestyle that he loved. This scholarship will assist students who are the first in their family to attain a college education with the intention of providing support for at least 4 years.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories) (Please note that students attending a two-year community college may NOT pursue a vocational education degree and still be eligible for this scholarship).
    • Preference for students attending school in the State of Hawai‘i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • First generation college seeking student
    • Residents of the Waimea area of Hawai‘i Island (zip code 96743)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for renewals



    Rise Up Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by Sara A. Miura, a fifth-generation Kaua'i resident, when she was 30 years old. Sara founded this scholarship to benefit Kaua'i residents that wish to pursue post-secondary education to enhance their lifelong learning and prepare them for their professions. This scholarship gives preference to students of divorced parents. Sara herself, is a child of divorced parents. While divorce or any negative experience is not a reason or excuse to aspire to less than their potential, Sara established this scholarship to shine a spotlight on this social and family issue that, in her opinion, should be taken more seriously, especially considering its effects on children. In this little way, she hopes to mitigate divorce and positively impact the lives of all families.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Resident of Kaua’i
    • Preference given to students of divorced parents
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Ritchie M. Gregory Fund

    This fund was created in 2004 to benefit applicants studying art.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Art
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Robanna Fund

    The Robanna Fund was created in 1992 by Robert and Deanna Levy to provide financial assistance to students in the medical field so that they may pursue careers in the health care profession.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in a health-related field
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Preference for renewals



    Robert and Peggy Tanaka Scholarship Fund

    The Robert and Peggy Tanaka Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship grants to students who are residents of Hamakua, Hilo, and Puna districts.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Resident of Hawai’i Island
    • Enrolled in or plan to attend a Southern Baptist affiliated seminary with the intention of becoming a minister or pursuing a degree in theological studies as a full-time student at a two or four year Southern Baptists affiliated college or university.
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Applicant must be a member in good standing in any church affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.
    • Two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher or counselor and the other from the applicant’s pastor

    Preference (in order of importance):
    • First preference – student that is resident of the districts of Hamakua, Hilo or Puna in the County of Hawaii, State of Hawaii, that has been accepted into or currently enrolled in a Southern Baptist affiliated seminary pursuing a career in ministry.
    • Second Preference – student that is a resident of the districts of Hamakua, Hilo or Puna in the County of Hawaii, State of Hawaii pursuing a degree in theological studies at a Southern Baptists affiliated school.
    • Renewal Preference:  Renewal is only open for a student pursuing a career in ministry in a Southern Baptist affiliated Seminary



    Robert Iwamoto Family Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2010 by Robert Iwamoto Jr., CEO & President of Roberts Hawaii in honor of his father and their family's legacy of giving back to the island that they started their business and family on.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Recent graduate of Kaua’i High School
    • Graduated from high school within the last 3 years
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Robert Iwamoto Family Vocational Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2010 by Robert Iwamoto Jr., CEO & President of Roberts Hawaii in honor of his father and their family's legacy of giving back to the island that they started their business and family on.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Recent graduate of Kaua’i High School
    • Graduated from high school within the last 3 years
    • Minimum 2.8 GPA
    • Pursuing a AS or AAS degree program at a technical or vocational education school
    • Preference for students attending a University of Hawaii Community College



    Ron Bright Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by former students of Ron Bright who wanted to honor his contributions to the field of teaching. This scholarship hopes to encourage those students pursuing careers in education who also want to make a difference in people's lives as Ron Bright has done.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior of one of these public Windward O’ahu high schools:  Castle, Kahuku, Kailua, Kalaheo or Olomana
    • Major in Education
    • Preference given to students with extra-curricular activities in the performing arts
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Rosemary & Nellie Ebrie Fund

    This scholarship honors Rosemary Ebrie and her mother Nellie. Rosemary Ebrie served as executive director of the YWCA in Hilo as well as chair of the Commission on Children and Youth.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Long time resident born and currently living on the island of Hawai'i
    • Preference for students of Hawaiian ancestry
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Roxanne Scott and Randall Omel Scholarship Fund

    The Roxanne Scott and Randall Omel Scholarship Fund intention and desire is to provide scholarship grants.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the County of Maui
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Must have performed community service
    • Preference may be considered for renewal students that meet the criteria and maintain a minimum 3.1 GPA



    Safeway Foundation Hawaii Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2008 by the Safeway Foundation to support residents of Hawaii who wish to attend a college or university in the state of Hawai'i.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference for current and past employees of Safeway Hawaii, and their dependents



    Sam and Pauline Suemi Leong Scholarship Fund

    The Sam and Pauline Suemi Leong Scholarship Fund was created in 2016 for eligible students enrolled as full-time and pursuing a degree in higher education.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Be a first generation college student (first in their family to attend a college/university to attain a college degree)
    • Be a graduate of a Hawaii Island high school
    • Attend a 2 or 4 year college/university located within the state of Hawaii as a part-time or full-time student



    Sarah Rosenberg Scholarship Fund

    The family of Sarah Rosenberg established this fund in her memory as Sarah was interested in becoming a teacher.

    Requirements:
    • Attend an accredited two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Selected recipient out of Kealakehe HS



    Sarah Rosenberg Teacher Education Fund

    The family of Sarah Rosenberg established this fund in her memory as Sarah was interested in becoming a teacher.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the Island of Hawai’i
    • Major in Education
    • College Senior
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Senator Richard M. & Dr. Ruth Matsuura Scholarship Fund

    Dr. Ruth Matsuura created this scholarship for high school graduates, who through higher education are able to pursue careers that positively affect the lives of many. Senator Matsuura worked in the field of agriculture, traveling to India as a missionary to teach people modern agricultural methods to grow crops and end famine. Dr. Ruth Matsuura helped many people as a pediatrician. After serving in India as missionaries, they made their home in Hilo where Senator Matsuura was a state legislator for over 16 years and Dr. Matsuura practiced pediatrics for more than thirty years. Education opened doors for them that would have been closed otherwise.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the Island of Hawai‘i
    • Graduate of Hilo High School or Waiakea High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Shaun S Tokumura Scholarship Fund

    The Shaun Tokumura Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 in memory of Shaun Tokumura, a Punahou student who lost his life in a car accident at the age of 10. This scholarship supports students who have performed community service.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate student majoring in accounting
    •  Graduate of a Hawai’i public high school
    •  Minimum 3.0 GPA
    Preference:
    • Given to students who have performed community service



    Shelley M. Williams, RPh Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established in memory of Shelly Williams who was one of the few compounding pharmacists in the state. She owned and operated a pharmacy in Kealakekua.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Pharmacy
    • Resident of the Island of Hawai’i
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference given to students intending to return to practice on Hawai’i Island as reflected in student’s personal statement.



    Shirley McKown Scholarship Fund

    This fund was established in 2004 to support students majoring in Journalism and Communications.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Journalism, Advertising or Public Relations
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA



    Shuichi, Katsu & Itsuyo Suga Scholarship

    The Shuichi, Katsu, and Itsuyo Suga scholarship fund was established in 1997 by Yasuo Suga in honor of his mother, father and stepmother. The Suga scholarship provides financial support for Hawaii residents majoring in mathematics, physics, science or technology fields.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Math, Physics, Science & Technology
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Stein Family Scholarship Fund

    The Stein Family Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships for students from West Hawai'i. 

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident from the West Hawai’i county in the State of Hawai’i
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Study in the fields of arts or healthcare including but not limited to:
      • Art - theatre, performing arts, journalism, writing, film
      • Healthcare - nursing, general medicine, pharmacy, emergency medicine, midwifery
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference is given to students who are the first in their family to graduate from college (first generation students)



    Takehiko Hasegawa Academic Scholarship

    Originally established in 1987 by the widow of the late Takehiko Hasegawa who was an international businessman, to honor her husband and his love of Kauai. The fund moved over to the Foundation in 2008 and grants out to students with high academic achievements, attending a school off island.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of the island of Kaua‘i
    • Minimum 3.8 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Two letters of recommendation required. 



    Takehiko Hasegawa Kaua'i Community College Scholarship

    Originally established in 1987 by the widow of the late Takehiko Hasegawa who was an international businessman, to honor her husband and his love of Kauai. The fund moved over to the Foundation in 2008 and grants out to students with high academic achievements who will attend Kauai Community College.

    Requirements:

    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend Kaua‘i Community College
    • Resident of the island of Kaua‘i
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Teruo & Adeline K. Ogawa Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund was established in 2014, to honor the memory of Teruo and Adeline K. Ogawa.  This fund is to provide scholarships for the students from Moloka'i.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i from the island of Moloka'i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for first generation students
    • Renewals may be considered for up to two years for students that meet the criteria and maintain the minimum GPA.



    The 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Stanley Izumigawa Scholarship Fund

    The 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Stanley Izumigawa Scholarship Fund was created in 2014.  The purpose of the scholarship fund is to benefit descendants of the members of The 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans of WWII and to perpetuate its legacy of continuing service by rewarding direct descendants of the veterans who demonstrate these values and beliefs.

    Requirements:

    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a direct descendant of a 100th Infantry Battalion World War II veteran.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to promote the legacy of the 100th Infantry Battalion of World War II.
    • Establish academic achievement with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Be active in extra-curricular activities and community service.  Special attention will be noted for volunteer work connected with the activities of the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans organization including but not limited to educational programs regarding the 100th Infantry Battalion, annual memorial services and the anniversary banquet.
    • Applicants need not be Hawaii residents and do not need to demonstrate financial need.
    • Submit a personal statement and a separate essay on the historical significance of the 100th Infantry Battalion of World War II and what the life stories of these soldiers have to teach all American citizens.



    The Gerald W. G. Kwock Charitable Foundation

    The Gerald W. G. Kwock Charitable Foundation fund was established in 2015.  This fund is in support of Oahu high school seniors attending a public or private high school.

    Requirements:

    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a graduating senior from an Oahu high school.
    • Attend the University of Hawaii system school, including community colleges.
    • Be a full-time student.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA.
    Preferences:
    • For students who submit two letters of recommendation from unrelated parties.
    • For students intending to major in Journalism, English, or Communications.



    The Sherwin-Williams Company Aloha Scholarship Fund

    The Sherwin-Williams Company Aloha Scholarship Fund was established in 2016.  This scholarship is for a graduating high school senior who plans to major in either finance, marketing, or business management.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend a four year not for profit college or university within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full time student (as determined your school's financial aid office)
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Preference for new awardees
      • Preference for high school seniors from  of Mililani, Kalani, Kalaheo or Kaiser high schools, with a priority for Mililani High School seniors
      • Preference for applicants majoring in Finance, Marketing or Business Management
    • For renewal applicants:
      • Preference for renewals who maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Renewals may receive up to 4 years of awarding



    The Waialua Lions Club Scholarship Fund

    The Waialua Lions Club Scholarship Fund has been established by the Waialua Lion's Club.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior from Waialua High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • One letter of recommendation required



    The William Lew Scholarship Fund (Associate Degree)

    This scholarship was established in 2013 to honor the memory William Lew. The purpose of the fund is to support a student of Chinese ancestry interested in the field of culinary arts.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Be in the Culinary Program at Kapi'olani Community College or any other culinary program in Hawai'i.
    • Be of Chinese ethnicity
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference given to renewals for a maximum of 2 years



    The William Lew Scholarship Fund (Bachelor Degree)

    This scholarship was established in 2013 to honor the memory William Lew. The purpose of the fund is to support a student of Chinese ancestry majoring in Business.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai’i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend University of Hawaii-Manoa, University of Hawaii – West Oahu, University of Hawaii-Hilo or University of Hawaii-Maui
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree
    • Be of Chinese ethnicity
    • College Junior or Senior
    • Major in Business
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Preference given to renewals for a maximum of 2 years



    THINK STEM Scholarship Fund

    The THINK STEM Scholarship Fund was established by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Partnership in 2014.  The purpose of this fund is to support students who will work in a STEM occupation on the Hawai'i Island.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of Hawai’i County in the State of Hawai’i
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Preference for applicants who are actively pursuing an associate degree, undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or certificate for the purpose of working in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) occupation on Hawai’i Island.
    • Preference for renewal applicants



    Thz Fo Farm Scholarship Fund

    The Thz Fo Farm Scholarship fund was established in 1990 to support the educational needs of students of Chinese descent.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Supports students of Chinese descent
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Times Supermarket Shop and Score / American Savings Bank Scholarship Fund

    This academic scholarship was established by Times Supermarket and American Savings Bank as part of their annual Shop and Score Program assisting statewide high schools.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a current year graduating senior from one of the following top five qualifying high schools participating in the Times Supermarket Shop and Score program at the conclusion of the Shop and Score Program, or the American Savings Bank for Education program at the conclusion of the Bank of Education Program.
    • Undergraduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Tommy Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Thomas "Uncle Tommy" Lee worked for the Dole Food Co. and Castle & Cooke, Inc. for 47 years from 1939 to 1986. After his retirement, he continued to work as a consultant and lobbyist. Active in numerous community and civic organizations and well respected for his political acumen, he was once voted one of the most effective lobbyists by members of the legislature. His co-workers, family and friends established this scholarship fund to carry on his legacy of caring.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Resident of Waialua or Haleiwa
    • Current graduating high school Senior
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Two letters of recommendation required



    Tongan Cultural Society Scholarship Fund

    This fund was created by the Tongan Cultural Society in 2003 to support Hawaii residents that are primarily of Tongan ancestry attending school in Hawaii.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution in the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Supports students that are primarily of Tongan ancestry
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Tony Group Scholarship Fund

    The Tony Group Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 to support direct descendants of Tony Group employees in their efforts to attend a college or university.  This scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years.
     
    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US
    • Undergraduate degree seeking student
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • First preference:  Be a child or grandchild of a current Tony Group employee (employed full time at Tony Group for at least one year prior to the application deadline).
    • Preference for renewal candidates who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.7



    Toraji & Toki Yoshinaga Scholarship Fund

    Created in 1996, this scholarship supports students attending BYU-Hawaii, Chaminade University or Hawaii Pacific University. Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Attend Brigham Young University – Hawai’i, Chaminade University, or Hawai’i Pacific University
    • College sophomore
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Troy Barboza Educational Fund Scholarship

    The Troy Barboza Education Fund was created in 1991 in the memory of Troy Barboza, a police officer who was killed in the line of duty. This fund was established to provide education and training assistance in the form of scholarship grants for public employees (and their dependents) that have been killed or injured in the line of duty. The public employee must be in a position where lives are risked for the protection of others (i.e. police officers, fire fighters, life guards, etc.). Additionally, funds may be used for Hawaii residents who have performed heroic or other noteworthy acts that provide for the protection and safety of others. This scholarship is renewable.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a dependent (or immediate family member) of a Hawai’i Public employee killed or injured in the line of duty (to the extent that they are incapacitated or incapable of continuing their profession) OR
    • Be a past or present public employee injured in the line of duty.  The public employee must be in a position where lives are risked for the protection of others.
    • Eligible applicants must complete the Troy Barboza Educational Fund Scholarship essay
    • Preference for past recipients



    University of Redlands Hawai'i Scholarship

    In 1997, the University of Redlands and its Hawai'i Alumni Club established this scholarship to benefit the ever growing number of Hawai'i residents attending the University and to strengthen the ties between the two locations. Requirements:
    • Attend University of Redlands.
    • Be a full time student.
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
    • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA.



    Vicki Willder Scholarship Fund (KSA)

    This scholarship was established in memory of Vicki Willder, former Kamehameha Schools Food Services employee.
    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Graduate of Kamehameha Schools (Kapalama, Maui or Kea‘au)
    • Preference to students majoring in culinary arts or travel industry management related fields.
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation

    The Trustees of the Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation are interested in assisting students that have been in the foster care system. Mr. and Mrs. Geist grew up independently and their successes in life came through their own personal efforts. Because of the Geists' own childhood experiences, you have been selected in recognition of the strides you have taken to succeed and to give you encouragement to continue your efforts.

    The Trustees of the Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation are interested in assisting students that have been in the foster care system. Mr. and Mrs. Geist grew up independently and their successes in life came through their own personal efforts. Because of the Geists' own childhood experiences, you have been selected in recognition of the strides you have taken to succeed and to give you encouragement to continue your efforts.

    Requirements:

    • Have a primary residence in Hawaii
    • Plan to attend a two or four-year college, university, or vocational school
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (equivalent of 6 or more credits per semester)
    • Submit a letter from a Department of Human Services case worker verifying your past and/or present placement in foster care within the State of Hawaii.  Youth who have been legally adopted or reunited with their birth families before the age of fourteen (14) are not eligible for support under this program.  The letter from your case worker should specifically document that:
      1) you are or were in the foster care system in Hawaii.
      2) you were not adopted or permanently reunited with your birth parents prior to your 14th birthday.  A statement from your case worker that you either did or will  "age out" of foster care is sufficient for this purpose if it applies to your case.
    • Be a United States citizen.



    Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation Dec 18 2017 2:32PM

    The Trustees of the Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation are interested in assisting students that have been in the foster care system. Mr. and Mrs. Geist grew up independently and their successes in life came through their own personal efforts. Because of the Geists' own childhood experiences, you have been selected in recognition of the strides you have taken to succeed and to give you encouragement to continue your efforts.

    The Trustees of the Victoria S. and Bradley L. Geist Foundation are interested in assisting students that have been in the foster care system. Mr. and Mrs. Geist grew up independently and their successes in life came through their own personal efforts. Because of the Geists' own childhood experiences, you have been selected in recognition of the strides you have taken to succeed and to give you encouragement to continue your efforts.

    Requirements:

    • Have a primary residence in Hawaii
    • Plan to attend a two or four-year college, university, or vocational school
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (equivalent of 6 or more credits per semester)
    • Submit a letter from a Department of Human Services case worker verifying your past and/or present placement in foster care within the State of Hawaii.  Youth who have been legally adopted or reunited with their birth families before the age of fourteen (14) are not eligible for support under this program.  The letter from your case worker should specifically document that:
      1) you are or were in the foster care system in Hawaii.
      2) you were not adopted or permanently reunited with your birth parents prior to your 14th birthday.  A statement from your case worker that you either did or will  "age out" of foster care is sufficient for this purpose if it applies to your case.
    • Be a United States citizen.



    W. D. Uehara Family Scholarship Fund

    The W.D. Uehara Family Scholarship Fund was established in 2014.  The donor lived in Honolulu her entire life and cares deeply about the future of the islands, especially sustainability and protecting our lands and ocean.  Students who are pursuing a degree in Education, Agriculture or Environmental Studies will be considered.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the State of Hawai’i
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • College Junior, Senior or Graduate student
    • Major in Education, Agriculture or Environmental Studies
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA


     


    Waianae High School Teaching Academy Scholarship

    For graduating Waianae High School seniors enrolled in the Waianae High School Teaching Academy (WHSTA) majoring in Education.

    Requirements:
    • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
    • Demonstrate a financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4
    • Graduating high school senior enrolled in the WHSTA
    • Major in Education
    • Attend an accredited 2 or 4 year not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school's financial aid office)
    • Minimum ACT score of 24
    • 2 Letters of recommendation: one from a WHSTA teacher and one from the Waianae High School (WHS) principal
    • Essay which demonstrates a desire to help and instill a belief in all children that learning is possible, your intent to return to their community to teach, and talk about one book on education that they read this year and how it influences his/her teaching philosophy.
    • Preference for renewal candidates who:
      • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • Completes 10 hours of tutoring or volunteering in a school for each academic year, participates in monthly tutoring with a teacher at WHS, and demonstrates timely acedemic progress.



    Waimea High School Class of 1952 Scholarship Fund

    Established in 2010 by the Class of 1952 of Waimea High School to help students from their alma mater achieve a higher education.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Current graduating Senior of Waimea High School
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA
    • Undergraduate student



    Walt Dulaney and George Kon Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship was established by the Alliance for Drama Education (ADE), a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 by George Kon and Walt Dulaney. ADE’s mission is to reach out to the community and through drama education stimulate, develop and refine youngster’s cognitive and creative skills. The scholarship supports past and current students of Farrington High School who were members of ADE’s flagship, T Shirt Theater.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time or part-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Past or current T-Shirt Theatre member at Farrington High School
    • Preference to first generation college students



    Walter H. Kupau Memorial Fund

    This scholarship honors the memory of Walter Kupau, former head of the Carpenter's Union. Under Kupau's guidance, Local 745 became the fifth-largest union in the state and took an active role in local community issues, politics and public service.

    Requirements:

    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Descendant of a member in good standing with the Hawai'i Carpenter's Union Local 745 with preference given to descendants of retired members.  Proof of membership required.
    • Extra Data Required: Name of member of Local 745 & Relationship (i.e. Father)
    • Undergraduate or graduate student
    • Minimum 2.7 GPA



    Weil Ohana Scholarship Fund

    The Weil Ohana Scholarship was established to support women from Kaua'i who are first generation in their families to attend college to gain a higher education.

    Requirements:
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Maintain a minimum GPA 2.7
    • Be a resident of the island of Kaua'i
    • Graduate of a public high school on Kaua'i
    • Female applicant
    • First generation in her family to attend college
    • Preference for students attending a four year college or university



    Will J. Henderson Scholarship Fund in Hawai‘i

    This scholarship was created by Will J. Henderson in 2006 for the benefit of child dependents of current employees at Queen's Medical Center. Mr. Henderson was the President of Queen's Medical Center in 1960 and served there for 26 years. The Will J. Henderson scholarships are commitments of his continued dedication, caring, and serving Hawai'i through the children of Queen's employees. Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Be a child dependent of a current employee at Queen’s Medical Center
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA



    William James & Dorothy Bading Lanquist Fund

    This scholarship was created in 1997 by Dorothy Bading Lanquist to support applicants studying Physical Sciences.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Major in Physical Sciences and related fields (excluding Biological and Social Sciences)
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student



    Yoshi and Millie Ushijima Scholarship Fund

    In 2014, the grandchildren of Yoshi and Millie Ushijima established the Yoshi and Millie Scholarship Fund in memory of their grandparents.

    Requirements:
    • Resident of the State of Hawai‘i
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
    • Attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA
    • College Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors
    • Preference for applicants who are Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math majors
    • Preference may be given to previous recipients