Scholarships in Hawaii
These are all open scholarships for students either resident in or looking to study in Hawaii. Select other state
- AFCEA Hawaii STEM GrantsThe AFCEA Hawaii STEM grants are used to advance STEM education to Hawaii K-12 students. During this cycle, General STEM Grants, $1000 - $3000, will be awarded to outstanding K-12 STEM projects/programs.
- Edwin K. Hastings ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to outstanding seniors in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s School of Travel Industry Management.
- Harriet Bouslog Labor ScholarshipThe Harriet Bouslog Labor Scholarship was established to demonstrate support for, as well as to commemorate the historic achievements of, the ILWU and encourage greater awareness and understanding among young people about the ILWU’s economic, social, and political contributions to Hawaii. The Scholarship provides college opportunities for children and/or relatives of **ILWU Local 142 members**, whose struggles made Hawaii the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic community it is today. The Scholarship is open to the family members of existing and retired ILWU 142 members. You must have applied for admission to, or be currently enrolled at, any of the 10 University of Hawaii system schools: * Four-year schools: UH Manoa, UH Hilo, UH West Oahu * Community colleges: Hawaii, Honolulu, Kapiolani, Kauai, Leeward, Maui College, Windward. Awards Available For 2022 will be listed soon.
- Hawaii Scholar-Athlete Scholarship.This scholarship is for incoming freshmen in the **Chaminade athletics program** who are Hawaii residents (graduating from a high schools in Hawaii) and have a good academic record.
- Hawai'i Self Storage Student ScholarshipSince 2005, Hawai'i Self Storage (HSS) awards financial scholarships to eligible students who aim to pursue and obtain a college degree. This program is designed to help and support students financially to develop into future leaders in our community. 10 students will be selected for the scholarships, and it will be awarded based on required written essay and eligibility. For the 2022-2023 cycle, all aspiring applicants must meet the following requirements: **Eligibility** * be a Hawai'i resident * be a current high school senior * be accepted and enrolled full-time at a 4-year college or university, with a minimum of 12 credits. * be able to submit a letter of acceptance into a recognized academic degree program. **Application Requirements** **Essay** Applicants must submit an essay, 1 page or less, answering the following questions: 1. Tell us about yourself and why you need this scholarship. 2. How will you use your degree to benefit and serve our community? **Terms of Scholarship** * 4-year maximum term. $1,000 awarded each year upon renewal qualification. * Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Hilton Grand Vacation ScholarshipThis scholarship is for students from Hawaii, who are active members of the **Hawaii State Junior Golf Association**, or their high school golf team.
- Inana NSF S-STEM ScholarshipThe goal of this program is to engage students with key challenges to resilience and sustainability, preparing a new generation of graduates equipped with the scientific, advocacy and communication skills to be part of the solution. To date 16 exceptional students have been supported by this program with four-year scholarships of $40,000 and the program has a ~90% retention rate.
- Josh and Souk Jerman Foundation ScholarshipThe Josh and Souk Jerman Foundation Scholarship has provided three-to five college-bound **Maui County high school** seniors tuition scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. This past year was challenging in so many ways for students, yet they showed resilience in the face of adversity. With that said, this year we have decided to award ten $1,000 scholarships. To apply for this year's Josh and Souk Jerman Foundation Scholarship, you must * Be a Maui, Molokai or Lanai High School Senior in Maui County graduation in 2023. * Be a high school senior already enrolled (or enrolling) in a full-time program at any four-year accredited college or university for Fall 2023. * Be able to demonstrate financial need. * Plan to return and work in Maui county after graduation. Scholarship Schedule for the 2022 - 2023 School Year: * **Application Opens**: October 1, 2022. * **Application Deadline**: February 21, 2023. * Applicants Notified of Decision: March 28, 2023. * Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: April 11, 2023. * Funds Awarded to College/University: July 24, 2023. Applications must be submitted by February 21, 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered. NO EXCEPTIONS. Note: The award will be paid directly to the accredited college or university upon written verification of the student’s enrollment from that institution.
- March Taylor Educational FundThis scholarship is for students from the island of Hawaii that are majoring in **Auto Body Repair & Painting**.
- Office of Native Hawaiian Partnerships AwardThis scholarship is open to first-year students of **Chaminade University** who are of Native Hawaiian ancestry. This scholarship is renewable annually up to four years of study provided the student remains in good academic standing and completes continuing eligibility requirements including 20 hours of community service each semester.
- Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (ODKF) - Ambassador Of Aloha (Returning Scholars)This scholarship seeks to highlight the individuals who demonstrate Duke's spirit of aloha through sports and community involvement. Multiple scholarships available. Ambassadors of Aloha Scholarship - Returning Scholar Application This form is for students who have previously received a scholarship from ODKF. For new scholars, please apply through [this link](https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/odkf-ambassador-of-aloha-scholarship). **Returning scholars should continue to uphold Duke’s legacy by demonstrating the aloha spirit and continued participation in Duke’s sports at some level.** Applicant must meet the eligibility requirements listed below. ELIGIBILITY: * Hawaii resident. * U.S. citizen. * Participate in one or more of “Duke’s Sports” with a record of accomplishments and an intent to compete in college. Duke’s Sports include volleyball, canoe paddling, swimming, diving, surfing, water polo, sailing, kayaking, or other ocean sport. * In need of financial assistance. * Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA. * Actively demonstrating the aloha spirt through leadership and community involvement. * Currently enrolled or intending to enroll full-time in an accredited college in the coming year. * Willing to stay connected to the foundation by volunteering, attending events, and giving back when able. * Willing to be interviewed and/or photographed for publicity of the scholarship program. **Multiple scholarships available.** Scholarship money will be sent directly to colleges and will be prioritized for tuition, fees, and/or required course materials during full-time enrollment. Division I, II, and II athletes should consult with their school's compliance officer to see if receipt of ODKF scholarships (partially based on athletic ability) could impact eligibility.
- Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (ODKF) - Ambassador Of Aloha ScholarshipThis scholarship seeks to highlight the individuals who demonstrate Duke's spirit of aloha through sports and community involvement. **New scholars**, please apply through this listing. **Returning scholars** who have previously received a scholarship from ODKF, please apply through [this link](https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/odkf-ambassador-of-aloha). *If you have been invited to apply for the Duke Award, you do not need to apply for this scholarship* **AMBASSADOR OF ALOHA SCHOLARSHIP** For high school seniors or current undergraduates planning to attend full-time studies in the coming school year at an accredited college. Must demonstrate financial need. Applicant must meet the eligibility requirements listed below, Multiple scholarships available. **ELIGIBILITY**: * Hawaii resident. * U.S. citizen. * Participate in one or more of “Duke’s Sports” with a record of accomplishments and an intent to compete in college. Duke’s Sports include volleyball, canoe paddling, swimming, diving, surfing, water polo, sailing, kayaking, and other ocean sports. * In need of financial assistance. * Maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA. * Actively demonstrating the aloha spirt through leadership and community involvement. * Intending to enroll full-time in an accredited college in the coming year. * Willing to stay connected to the foundation by volunteering, attending events, and giving back when able. * Willing to be interviewed and/or photographed for publicity of the scholarship program. Scholarship money will be sent directly to colleges and will be prioritized for tuition, fees, and/or required course materials during full-time enrollment. Division I, II, and II athletes should consult with their school's compliance officer to see if receipt of ODKF scholarships (partially based on athletic ability) could impact eligibility.
- Shirley McKown Scholarship FundThis scholarship is for students from Hawaii who are majoring in Journalism, Advertising or Public Relations/Communications.
- The 442nd Veterans ScholarshipThe 442nd Regimental Combat Team of the United States Army was a unit composed of mostly Japanese Americans who fought in Europe during the Second World War. The families of many of its soldiers were subject to internment. The 442nd was a self-sufficient fighting force, and fought with distinction in North Africa, Italy, southern France, and Germany, becoming the most highly decorated unit of its size and length of service in the history of the U.S. Army, including 21 Medal of Honor recipients.
- The Chancellor’s ScholarshipThe Chancellor’s Scholarship is an award that acknowledges academic achievement, leadership and community service. The UH West O’ahu Chancellor’s Scholarship is valued at $7,344 ($3,672/semester) and will be awarded to high-achieving high school graduates who are entering UH West O’ahu for the 2022-2023 academic year.