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Hawaii Scholarships

For many of us, it would be difficult to imagine a better setting for getting your college education than Hawaii. Scholarships are going to be something you will want to look for, though, so you don't have a lot of student loan debt upon graduating. If you are from Hawaii, scholarships from local colleges are definitely one option and many of the community colleges in Hawaii are very inexpensive for local students. can help you find information about colleges on the islands, as well as scholarships especially created for those living there. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Hawaii scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at

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University of Minnesota National Scholarship

  • Amount $60,000
  • Deadline January 1, 2024

The University of Minnesota National Scholarship is for residents of any state, excluding Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Incoming freshmen are considered for these scholarships based on an overall assessment of the application for admission. Full consideration for academic scholarships is given to students who submit a complete application for freshman admission by either ... Read more

University of Alabama Out-of-State Merit Scholarships

  • Amount $112,000
  • Deadline January 15, 2024

The University of Alabama offers some of the most generous scholarship opportunities in the country for qualifying students. As a first-time freshman applicant, you must submit the following to be considered for admission to the university: an application for admission, and an official high school transcript. There is also an optional submission of official ACT or SAT test scores. To maximize ... Read more

PATCH Scholarship Program

  • Amount $750
  • Deadline January 15, 2024

The PATCH Scholarship Program allows you to increase your knowledge in current developmentally appropriate practices and increases the number of people entering the early care and education profession. Limited funds are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Priority is given to those currently employed in a licensed child care facility or operating a registered family child care home. ... Read more

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline January 31, 2024

InspirASIAN makes a difference in our community by supporting graduating high school seniors with their college education through our scholarship awards. InspirASIAN awards national scholarships to students residing in any state with a participating local InspirASIAN chapter. All students who apply will be considered for the national scholarships awards. Students who are not awarded national ... Read more

Pauahi Foundation Public Scholarships

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline January 31, 2024

The Pauahi Foundation administers scholarships that have been created by private donors. The Foundation awards scholarships supporting undergraduate and graduate level areas of study, as well as trade and vocational courses, in a wide variety of fields. Many awards may be determined based on merit, while some are restricted for those students who demonstrate a financial need or for students ... Read more

Duke Award Scholarship

  • Amount $15,000
  • Deadline February 1, 2024

The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (ODKF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to financially support the development of individuals and organizations that perpetuate the spirit and legacy of Duke Kahanamoku. As of 2021, the Foundation has awarded 806 grants and 1041 scholarships totaling over $3 million in community investment. As our scholars strive to meet the rising ... Read more

Jordan & Cara Odo Leadership Scholarship

  • Amount $1,000
  • Deadline February 13, 2024

The Jordan & Cara Odo Scholarship Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who demonstrates leadership in his/her community. To qualify for the scholarship, the student must be a senior at a Hawaii high school, attend a two-year or four-year college and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). Applicant must intend to return to Hawaii after college. Must provide a resume, ... Read more

Simon Youth Greg Saunders Legacy Scholarship Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline February 16, 2024

Each year, SYF awards up to $1 million in one-time and renewable Simon Youth Scholarships to high school students in every community that is home to a Simon Mall. Targeting first-generation college students and those with demonstrated financial need, the Simon Youth Scholarships program furthers the SYF commitment to extending educational opportunities to all students who want to learn, ... Read more

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

  • Amount $20,000
  • Deadline February 22, 2024

The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation's scholarships are awarded to encourage high school students in the State of Hawaii who intend to have a career in business to pursue higher education at any accredited four­-year college or university. College students meeting the requirements are also eligible to apply. Four-year scholarships are awarded to students just entering college in increments of ... Read more

Hawai'i Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Amount $2,500
  • Deadline February 29, 2024

The Hawai'i Community Foundation Scholarship program consists of more than 170 different funds, with each scholarship fund having specific eligibility criteria that were defined by the donor when the fund was established. Most scholarships require students be a resident of the State of Hawai'i, plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university as either an undergraduate or ... Read more

Korean University Club Scholarship

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline February 29, 2024

HCF distributes over $7 million annually to deserving students, making it the third largest private provider of post-secondary scholarship in the state. Our scholarships support students who are pursuing degrees from colleges and universities, as well as those obtaining career and technical education at a community college. In 2021, the average scholarship award was $6,200 per student. The HCF ... Read more

Ambassador of Aloha Scholarships

  • Amount $3,500
  • Deadline March 1, 2024

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 ... Read more

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline March 15, 2024

Students pursuing degrees in eligible professions who are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply to the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program. Scholars will receive funding for tuition, books, other related educational costs, and a monthly stipend while enrolled full-time in an accredited university/college program. A coordinated service plan ... Read more

Executive Women International Scholarship Program

  • Amount $10,000
  • Deadline March 18, 2024

The EWISP Scholarship is a non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of traditional students pursuing an associates, bachelor's or master's degree, or certification program in a specific career path. These include persons who are: High school seniors enrolled in a public, private, charter or parochial school located within the boundaries of a participating EWI Chapter or ... Read more

APCF Royal Business Bank Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline April 3, 2024

The Royal Business Bank Scholarship is for high school seniors who reside in the East Coast – (New York): New York County, Kings County, Queens County, and Richmond County; (New Jersey): Middlesex County; West Coast – (Southern California and Nevada): Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, and Clark County-Nevada; or the Midwest (Illinois) – Cook County; Hawaii-Honolulu County, Oahu ... Read more

Paul S. Honda Scholarships

  • Amount $1,000
  • Deadline April 18, 2024

The late Paul S. Honda, a distinguished member of PAAC’s Senior Advisory Council, established an endowment for this scholarship fund to promote Asian Studies and International Studies in higher education. Every academic year, four $1,000 scholarships are given in his name to graduating seniors who have demonstrated a desire to pursue Asian Studies, International Affairs, or a related field at the ... Read more

Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Amount $5,000
  • Deadline April 21, 2024

Applicants of the Davis Memorial Foundation Scholarship must be provisionally accepted as students into undergraduate or graduate degree programs for the coming academic year by accredited colleges, universities or vocational education programs, be residents of the states covered in the WSRCA service area including: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New ... Read more

Clem Judd, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline April 28, 2024

To be eligible for the Clem Judd, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, applicants must: be a resident of Hawaii; provide proof of Hawaiian ancestry (birth certificate and/or birth certificate of mother, father, grandmother or grandfather); have a 3.0 GPA; and be a junior or senior attending an accredited university or college and accepted in a hotel management program. The judges’ selection of scholarship ... Read more

R.W. "Bob" Holden Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline April 28, 2024

To be eligible for the R.W. "Bob" Holden Scholarship, applicants must: be a resident of Hawaii; have a 3.0 GPA; and be a junior or senior attending an accredited university or college and accepted in a hotel management program. The judges’ selection of scholarship recipients will be made on the basis of citizenship and leadership as demonstrated through activities and college performance. This is ... Read more

WGA Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Amount $1,700
  • Deadline April 30, 2024

Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. WGA's panel of art experts will select one finalist from each state and territory. State Winners will receive $200 and compete for overall First ... Read more

In Honor of Susan Miyoko Horstmann Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline May 15, 2024

The Na Kilohana 'O Wahine Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) announces the sponsorship of special scholarships through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) in Honor of Susan Miyoko Horstmann. In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration, candidates must be women who: are citizens of the United States and residents of Hawaii; have completed 24 ... Read more

Lawrence "Uncle Bo" Campos Scholarship

  • Amount $1,000
  • Deadline May 31, 2024

The Lawrence "Uncle Bo" Campos Scholarship is open to Hawaii Island graduating seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher, who have demonstrated academic achievement, community participation, and have paddled at the club level or high school level in the past three years. In addition to strong academics, the candidate's merit of active volunteerism and leadership in the school, community, church, and/or ... Read more

National Ocean Scholar Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline June 2, 2024

As part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) program’s continuing effort to recognize individual achievement, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership offers the National Ocean Scholarship Program. This scholarship program is to provide tuition assistance for NOSB students who have an interest in pursuing an ocean or a marine related topic area in their post-high school education. Applicants ... Read more

Hawaii Education Association (HEA) Student Teacher Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline June 12, 2024

The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) Student Teacher Scholarship will be awarded to student teachers intending to teach in the Hawaii State Department of Education who are enrolled in a State Approved Teacher Education Program as a full-time undergraduate or post baccalaureate candidate in any state-approved or nationally accredited institution of higher learning or enrolled in a Hawaii SATE ... Read more

Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarships

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline June 30, 2024

At the core of our mission is the vision of our patron, Prince Kuhio, for the upward mobility of the Hawaiian people through education. With this in mind, we make a commitment to fund scholarship recipients for their two or four years of higher education. Applications are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Preference is given to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry and members or member ... Read more

WICHE Professional Student Exchange Program

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline October 15, 2024

WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP) enables students in 10 Western states and the CNMI to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition. States typically fund students to enroll through PSEP if a professional healthcare program is not available at one of their in-state public institutions. The following professional degree studies are ... Read more

Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline October 15, 2024

HIFICU is proud to announce the establishment of the Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program. The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors looking to further their education at any two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must either be a member or a legal dependent of a member whose HIFICU account is in good standing ... Read more

Hawaii Association of Public Accountants Scholarship

  • Amount $2,000
  • Deadline October 16, 2024

HAPA’s Oahu Chapter provides up to a total of $3,000 in awards to accounting scholars and future accountants each year. This includes a $1,000 scholarship for students to use toward tuition at a two-year college or university and a $2000 awards for students to use toward tuition at a four-year college undergraduate or graduate degree. Individual criteria may vary by scholarship, but for either ... Read more

WICHE Western Undergraduate Exchange

  • Amount Varies
  • Deadline Varies

The Western Undergraduate Exchange is a regional tuition-discount agreement administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). WUE enables students from one of 16 WICHE states and territories in the Western U.S. to enroll as nonresidents in 160+ participating public colleges and universities and pay 150 percent (or less) of the enrolling school’s resident tuition. ... Read more

HAHPERD Student Scholarship

  • Amount $1,250
  • Deadline Varies

The Hawaii Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance offers two $750 scholarship for high school seniors and two $1250 scholarships for college/university students (either undergraduate or graduate level) who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching health, physical education, dance or recreation leadership. High School Applicants must have attended a high ... Read more

Western Undergraduate Exchange Plus at University of New Mexico

  • Amount $65,160
  • Deadline Varies

If you've worked hard at your high school, you'll be glad to know that The University of New Mexico is paying attention. You will find several scholarships opportunities. Scholarships are merit-based, competitive and a limited number are available. To be considered you must meet the criteria for consideration, be admitted by the Application Deadline and complete any application materials noted. ... Read more

University of New Mexico WUE Scholarship

  • Amount $43,504
  • Deadline Varies

If you've worked hard at your high school, you'll be glad to know that The University of New Mexico is paying attention. You will find several scholarships opportunities. Scholarships are merit-based, competitive and a limited number are available. To be considered you must meet the criteria for consideration, be admitted by the Application Deadline and complete any application materials noted. ... Read more

Boise State WUE Award

  • Amount $58,288
  • Deadline Varies

Students must be admitted to Boise State as degree-seeking to be considered for scholarships. By completing the admissions application and meeting the criteria listed below, you will automatically be considered for the WUE scholarships without an additional application. Scholarship recipients are notified through their admission letter. Scholarships will be made visible in the Student Center ... Read more

Last Reviewed: November 2023