The Ambassador of Aloha Scholarships is for full-time, undergraduates attending an accredited college or high school seniors demonstrating financial need. Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii and a U.S. citizen; must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; and must participate in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, diving, water polo, sailing, or volleyball, with a record of accomplishments and intention to compete in college. Applicants should demonstrate the spirit of aloha through leadership and community involvement. Multiple one-time scholarships available generally ranging from $1,000 to $3,500 each.
There are multiple scholarships available. The application requirements include a personal statement (see inside the application), a transcript of grades, two letters of personal reference, an athletic resume (last four years), color photos of application: one headshot and one sports action shot, and the FAFSA Student Aid Report. Returning scholarship recipients have fewer requirements. Scholarship money will be sent directly to colleges and will be prioritized for tuition, fees, and/or required course materials during full-time enrollment.