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. Scholarships.com 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 Scholarships.com. 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 Scholarships.com.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2019
  • Amount: $16,000
  • The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to Hawaii residents pursuing degrees in Business Administration, or other business-related fields, at any accredited four-year college or university.

    Four-year scholarships are awarded to students just entering college in increments of $4,000 annually. Assuming eligibility is maintained, a total of $16,000 will be awarded over four [...] More

Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The HCF 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 graduate student; have [...] More

Hawaii Education Association (HEA) Student Teacher Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) has established a Student Teacher Scholarship for its members, children of HEA embers, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members. Members must be in good standing and have been members for at least one year.

    The primary intent of this scholarship is to minimize the need for employment during the student-teaching semester. [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Korean University Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/18/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean University Club of Hawaii is a multi-generational group of Americans of Korean ancestry, offering scholarships to students who are residents of the State of Hawai'i, and are attending an accredited, two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the U.S. with a full-time status. Students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA and be of Korean ancestry.

    For more information or to apply, [...] More

Lloyd M. Fujie Scholarship for Accounting Major Students

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Full-time, degree seeking, undergraduate freshman applicants are considered for academic merit scholarships at the time of admission based on academic abilities. Academic merit scholarships are applied towards tuition.

    The Lloyd M. Fujie Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who have graduated from a public high school in Hawai'i.
    Applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.00 [...] More

NEWH Orange County Region Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/3/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the hospitality industry. In order to apply for the NEWH Orange County Region Scholarship, you must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in - Orange County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County, San Diego, Imperial County and Hawaii; have [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

R.W. "Bob" Holden Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The R.W. "Bob" Holden Scholarship is a tribute to the continuing leadership in the hotel industry and dedication to education of those entering the industry as expressed by Bob Holden.

    Applying students must be U.S. citizen and a Hawaii resident, be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior at a U.S. accredited university/college majoring in hotel management and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. [...] More

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Photo credit: Jeffrey Vinocur

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University Usher Gets Physical With Grads

May 8, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo credit: Miami Herald

The University of Florida is issuing apologies for the way some black students were handled during a recent commencement ceremony. While doing some short dances or jumps on stage upon receiving their diplomas, some say that a white usher was "inappropriately aggressive" when rushing the graduates across the stage, suggesting that he was "motivated by race because the students were black." [...]

Black Professor Flooded with Threatening Letters, Calls and Emails

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by Susan Dutca

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Last Reviewed: May 2018