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Helpful Scholarship Sites:
Please look at the following websites to help you search for available scholarships.
Scholars App: Sign up and create an account
Below is a list of newer scholarships that have been uploaded onto the scholars app website as of January 8, 2018:
  • Science Ambassador Scholarships
  • Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
  • Final Fantasy Fan Scholarships
  • CrossLites Scholarship
  • Very Important Person Scholarship
  • Imagine America Scholarships
  • Harris Poll Scholarship
  • Scholar Points Scholarship
  • Overachievers Student Grant
  • MIT THINK Scholars Program
  • GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
  • Ron Brown Scholarships Program
  • NASA Scholarship
  • United States JCI Foundation Scholarships
  • HMSA Kaimana Awards
  • Fukunaga Scholarship
  • Women's League of Central Union Church
  • Kong Chow Benevolent Association
  • 100th Infantry Battalion Legacy and Frances Okazaki Memorial
  • Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union
  • American Business Association Scholarship
  • David Ishii Scholarship
 
 
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January Scholarships (updated November 15, 2018)

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation encourages the pursuit of education and self improvement by awarding scholarships to extraordinary young leaders. Scholarship program honors high school seniors who demonstrate: leadership, drive, integrity, citizenship. Up to $40,000 awarded per scholar.

 

For more information and scholarship application please visit their website: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/

Application Deadline: January 4, 2019

 
Hawaii Community Foundation - OPENS NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Annually, HCF distributes over $4.5 million to deserving students, making it the third largest private provider of post-secondary scholarships 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.

 

Scholarship information can be found on their website: https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/students

Application Deadline: January 15, 2019

 

University of Hawaii Systems Scholarships

Are you attending University of Hawaii at Manoa? Their systems scholarships are now open. Be sure to look at the website for details on how to apply.

Website: https://uhsys.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/CMXAdmin/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=624

Application Deadline: January 15, 2019

 

February Scholarships (updated November 6, 2018)

Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship Program

$5000 scholarships to graduating seniors who will be attending a 4-year college or university

Apply under - Kahala Sunrise

 

To be considered for this application, applicants must:

  • Must be accecpeted by a Hawaii District 5000 participating Rotary Club by the due date
  • A graduating Hawaii high school senior who will be attending, as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours per semester), an accredited 4-year college or university or on the US Mainland to earn a baccalaureate degree. 
  • Must be a US citizen and a legal resident of Hawaii prior to submittal of application

 

Ineligible applicants are:

  • Active Rotarians or their spouse, parent, children, grandchildren, step-children, brother or sister.
  • Anyone entering a US Military Service Academy
  • Anyone receiving a full tuition scholarship
  • Anyone attending a college or university outside the United States

 

For more information and scholarship application, click here

Applications can be emailed or mailed (post marked by February 7, 2018)

Application Deadline: February 6, 2019

March Scholarships (updated November 1, 2018)
University of Hawaii Hilo Chancellor's Scholarship
Students attending University of Hawaii Hilo will receive a full tuition and will need to maintain a 3.25 GPA, earn 24 credits per year, participate in leadership or community service activities, and are encouraged to participate in the National Student Exchange program
Eligibility
  • Applicants must be accepted to UH Hilo
  • Resident of Hawaii
  • Graduating from a Hawaii high school,
  • 3.5+ GPA, 1280+ SAT (new) or 1800+ SAT (old), OR 27+ ACT
  • Leadership/community service
Scholarship Information can be found on their website: https://hilo.hawaii.edu/chancellors-scholars/application-and-eligibility.php
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
April Scholarships (updated September 25, 2018)
Ukulele Festival Hawaii College Scholarship

The Ukulele Festival Hawaii Scholarship Program is funded by Ukulele Festival Hawaii, a non-profit organization founded in 2004. Ukulele Festival Hawaii seeks to build public awareness and interest in the ukulele as an instrument of virtuoso quality, promoting Hawaii’s arts and culture through quality education, college scholarships, and the free annual Ukulele Festivals.

Scholarship Award: $2,000 

Criteria:

  • Be a current graduating high school senior and resident of Hawaii
  • Be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university
  • Have a passion for the ukulele
  • Be of good character and provide meaningful community service

Application Process:

  • Completed application form (type or print neatly)
  • Personal Statement Essay (one page, typed)
    • Describe your education plans, career goals, and college financial needs. (20 points)
    • Describe your love for the ukulele and what the ukulele means to you. (40 points)
    • Include your volunteer/community service activities. (20 points)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, one must be from a high school teacher, that detail your involvement in school, community service activities and accomplishments. A relative or close friend is not acceptable. (10 points)
  • Demonstrate financial need. (10 points)
    Optional: First page of your parents’ federal income tax return (Form 1040). Please conceal social security number.


Submit Application Packets To:

Scholarship Committee
Ukulele Festival Hawaii
3555 Harding Avenue, Suite 1
Honolulu, HI 96816

Scholarship information can be found on their website: https://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/scholarship-information.htm

Application Deadline: April 20, 2019 (Postmarked)

May Scholarships (updated September 9, 2018)
American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship

Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2022, 2021, 2020, or 2019) and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.  Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.

Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 each with multiple winners to be selected.  Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the US.

Scholarship information can be found on their website: https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019