Scholar’s App

Ruth C. Scudder Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/2023

Recruiting for more applications!

Awards up to


This scholarship, established by the Women’s Society of Central Union Church in 1915 in memory of Mrs. Ruth C. Scudder, who was the wife of former CUC Pastor Dr. Doremus Scudder, is awarded to a woman of Christian affiliation from Hawaii and is attending school within the University of Hawaii system.

The Scholarship Committee shall consider from the following criteria when evaluating candidates:
  • Character (30%)
  • Community Service (30%)
  • Scholarship (20%)
  • Evidence of financial need (20%)

Only the first 10 completed applications will be reviewed. Central Union Church members and active participants are eligible to receive up to a 10% scoring bonus.

Previous applicants and awardees are welcome to apply again, but will be evaluated using the same criteria as all other applicants.