Hawaii Scholarships

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Hawaii Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

Annually, the American Water Works Association presents the Hawaii Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to two Hawaii-based waterworks operators to support them through their education.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Ambassador of Aloha Scholarships

The Ambassador of Aloha Scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time undergraduate student-athletes or high school seniors who are residents of Hawaii and are pursuing a degree.

Amount
$1,000–$3,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 31

Duke Award

The award recognizes five exceptional high school seniors in Hawaii who embody the characteristics of Duke Kahanamoku, a native Hawaiian who popularized competitive surfing globally.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
April 2023

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program awards $2,000 to qualifying high school senior and graduate students and undergraduate student in one of 18 states of InspirASIAN Chapter to complete their degrees.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
28 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

Kamehameha Schools Pauahi Foundation Scholarship

The Kamehameha Schools Pauahi Foundation Scholarship is awarded to deserving undergraduate students of Hawaii to advance their education in education, Hawaiian studies, or the Hawaiian language.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
400 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
February 17

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation awards $20,000 to 10 outstanding students who intend to pursue careers in business, each to cover their four-year undergraduate program.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 21

Hawaii Promise Scholarship

The University of Hawaii Community College offers the Hawaii Promise Scholarship of up to $2,000 to deserving undergraduate Native Hawaiian students to further their education. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
April 1

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship

The Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club offers the Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship to Native Hawaiian undergraduates and graduate students majoring in journalism, education, communications, or Hawaiian studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 1

Davis Memorial Foundation

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association awards undergraduate and graduate students scholarships to enroll in a trade school or pursue a degree in a field related to construction.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 22
Winner announcement
September 2022

Palama Settlement Educational Scholarship

Palama Settlement offers its Educational Scholarship to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in Hawaii to continue their education in their fields of choice.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 29

Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu Scholarship Program

The Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu Scholarship Program offers scholarship awards to undergraduate Native Hawaiian students to complete their education.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 30

Kona Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship

Kona Hawaiian Civic Club offers the Kona Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship, to Native Hawaiian undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Hawaiian studies and related fields.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 30

MGMA Western Section Scholarship

The MGMA Western Section Scholarship provides one award to an undergraduate or a graduate student to pursue a program relevant to medical practice management in an accredited college or university.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 1
Winner announcement
August 2022

Hiroshi and Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship

Hiroshi and Barbara Kim Yamashita HEA Scholarship, administered by the Hawaii Education Association, is for full-time undergraduate students presently enrolled in an accredited school to complete their studies.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
May 13

In-Service Public School Educators Scholarship

In-Service Public School Educators Scholarship is for tenured or permanent pre-K – 12 teachers, assistants, or administrators, completing a State Approved Program leading to licensing, certification, or HIDOE ParaPro minimum qualifications.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 13

Ronald K. Toma Scholarship for Professional Development

The Hawaii Education Association offers the Ronald K. Toma Scholarship of $3,000 to tenured HIDOE pre-K – 12 teachers and administrators to further their educational aspirations and professional development.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 13

Kahikina O Ka Lā Scholarship

The Kahikina O Ka Lā Scholarship awards Native Hawaiian undergraduate students residing in Maui pursuing STEM-related degree programs or Hawaiian studies at the University of Hawaii Maui College.

Amount
$5,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
May 15

Hui Makaala Scholarship

Hui Makaala Organization annually provides Hui Makaala Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 to $20,000, to deserving college-bound Hawaiian students who demonstrate an interest in perpetuating Okinawan culture.

Amount
$1,000–$21,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31

Student Teacher Scholarship – HEA Scholarship

Two scholarships are offered to student teachers who are full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a State Approved Teacher Education Program or post-baccalaureate candidates in accredited institutions to further their careers.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 13

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to students of Korean heritage who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate programs of their choice at schools in the Western Region.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 30

Hawaii Scholarships

Hawaii is the only state located in the tropics and is made up of multiple islands. Boasting a vibrant culture and history, this state has a reputation for having stellar beaches of various, unusual colors so there are many opportunities to engage in wellness and water activities alike to balance out your studies. Choose any one of the various scholarship programs based in Hawaii that fund both private and public institutions. We've also created a database of scholarships for Native Hawaiian students, so have a look through those too.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Hawaii?

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public institution. It ranks 166th on the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re on the lookout for a scholarship in the field of business, check out the Fukunaga Scholarship.

 

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo

University of Hawaii at Hilo is also a public institution, ranking 285th among the top national universities in the country. If you’re looking for funding, try the Ambassador of Aloha Scholarship.

 

  • Brigham Young University–Hawaii

Brigham Young University–Hawaii is a private institution. It ranks at 7 on the list of the top regional colleges among the western states of the U.S. The Duke Award Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies.

Most popular majors in Hawaii?

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Where does Hawaii rank in education?

Hawaii ranks 26th on a list of most educated states and 37th in terms of public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.