Scholarships for Hawaii Residents

Life is pretty good in the Aloha state – unless you are struggling to find a way to pay for the education you’ve always dreamed of. Luckily, you can scholarships available just to residents and students of the beautiful islands of Hawaii, if you are willing to put in the time and effort to research and apply to them. Some of these scholarships are offered by state or local governments, as well as nonprofit organizations. Others are awarded by in-state schools, and still others by local companies who want to support the education of Hawaiian locals. To apply to many of these scholarships, you will need to show your commitment and service to your state. Check out the list below to get an idea of the scholarship opportunities available to students living or studying in Hawaii.

Showing 21-40 of 180 scholarships
View Details Kosasa Kitty Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |Waipahu High School, Waipahu, HI|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
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This scholarship was started in 2015 first generation Waipahu High School graduates. Students must be planning to attend an accredited, four-year, not-for-profit institution in the continental US.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,800
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Korean-American|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
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This scholarship fund was established by The Korean University Club of Hawaii in 1950. The Korean University Club of Hawaii is a multi-generational group of Americans of Korean ancestry promoting understanding of ancestral heritage and culture, community involvement and providing educational opportunity. The scholarship aims to benefit undergraduate students who demonstrated financial need and who are residents of the state of Hawaii.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Vocational School|Technical School|
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The Hawaii Independent Energy Scholarship is awarded to public high school graduate. Applicant must Interest in career trade industry including electricians, welders, machinists, pipeline inspectors
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Civil Engineering|
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This scholarship was established by Isemoto Contracting Company to give back to the community and support the success of the Big Island's students. This scholarship is open to college junior or senior students pursuing study in the field of civil engineering at an accredited, two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories) .
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 700
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii| as a |Moloka`i, HI|
  • School (K-12): |Moloka`i High School, Moloka`i, Hi|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|
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The Elizabeth Ku`ulei Bell Moloka`i Education Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Moloka`i Hawaii. Applicants must be graduates of Moloka`i High School with minimum 2.0 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Oscar & Rosetta Fish Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |University of HawaiiHilo (HI)|University of Hawaii Community College System|University of Hawaii - Maui (HI)|University of HawaiiWest O'ahu (HI)|
  • Major: Study |Business|
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Oscar and Rosetta Fish created this scholarship to benefit students majoring in Business at any University of Hawaii campus excluding Manoa. Oscar was a member of the University of Hawai'i's College of Business Administration's first MBA graduating class in 1959. Rosetta was a speech teacher at UH Manoa. They were committed to helping young people pursue higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |King Kekaulike High School, Makawao, HI|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
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The KKHS WOW committee established this scholarship in 1998 to encourage and award the wonderful and outstanding work among staff members and students of Kekaulike High School. This scholarship is open to current year graduating senior of King Kekaulike High School and undergraduate students attending an accredited, two or four, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories).
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, HI|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited US Institution|
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In 1992, Grafton Jhung established this scholarship to honor Caroline Rhym Ing, the mother of Bryson, Grafton and Finis Jhung who graduated from Roosevelt High School. This scholarship was designed to financially support deserving graduates of Roosevelt High School pursuing a college education. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years as long as financial need and satisfactory academic progress in a degree-granting program are met. Preference given to students born in Hawaii.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hawaiian|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
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This scholarship was established in 1963 through a fund from the sold property where the Ka'iulani Home for Girls building once stood. This scholarship benefits female students of Hawaiian ancestry. Applicants must be attending an accredited, two or four-year, not-for-profit college or university within the U.S. (including U.S. territories).
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details APIASF /United Health Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +6 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Nevada|Texas|Hawaii|Georgia|Tennessee|Colorado|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Washington|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students planning to enroll as an undergraduate student in U.S. accredited college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a degree that will lead to a career as a health care professional. Students must demonstrate a commitment to working in underserved communities.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details March Taylor Educational Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |University of Hawaii Community Colleges|
  • Major: Study |Auto Body Repair|
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This scholarship was created in memory of March Taylor whose family owns and operates Auto Body Hawaii. Applicants must be pursuing an AS or AAS degree program at any of the University of Hawaii Community Colleges. Major field of study must be Auto Body Repair & Painting.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |Waiakea High School, Hilo, HI|Hilo High School, Hilo, HI|St. Joseph High School, Hilo, HI|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
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This scholarship was named after Kazuma and Ichiko Hisanaga who served most of their lives as educators in the Hilo community. This scholarship supports students with a strong belief in the value of sports participation, leadership, and education. Open to graduating senior of Hilo High School planning to attend an accredited, four-year, not-for-profit institution within the continental U.S. with preference for NAIA, Division II or III schools. Applicants must be an athlete that participated in a varsity sport while in high school.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Jean Fitzgerald Scholarship Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
  • Athletics: |Tennis|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Jean Fitzgerald, a very active participant in the Hawai'i Pacific Tennis Association. The purpose of this scholarship is to support female young tennis players pursue higher education to enhance their tennis skills and be successful in other arenas besides the tennis court. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited, two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories). Preference may be given to USTA-Hawaii Pacific Section members.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Employer: |Title Guaranty of Hawaii, Inc.|Dependent of Title Guaranty of Hawaii, Inc Employee|Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc.|Dependent of Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc. Employee|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
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The families of Kenneth Makinney and David T. Pietsch, Sr. established this fund. This scholarship honors the memory of Kenneth Makinney's father and David T. Pietsch Sr. Kenneth Makinney's father who founded Makinney & Company in 1896 and David T. Pietsch Sr. founded Hawaiian Title Company, Limited in 1952. The two companies merged to form Title Guaranty of Hawai'i. This scholarship was intended to assist deserving employees and/or their dependents in furthering their education. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students attending full-time at an accredited, two or four, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories).
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details MGMA Western Section Scholarship Sponsored by MGMA Western Section American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Arizona|California|Nevada|Hawaii|Utah|Oregon|Colorado|Alaska|Idaho|Montana|Wyoming|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Medical Group Management Association|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
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This scholarship is open to students residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Employer: |Descendant of Active Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii Employee|Descendant of Meadow Gold Dairies-Hawaii Retiree|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|Accredited U.S Institution|
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This scholarship was started in 2015 to financially assist the direct descendants of Meadow Gold Diairies-Hawaii employees or retirees. Applicants must attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories). Financial need is required.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Employer: |Tony Group|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
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Tony Group Scholarship Fund is provided to a child or grandchild of a current Tony Group employee who plans to attend a two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US. The scholarship was established in 2015 to provide financial support to dependents of Tony Groups employee.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,800
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Employer: |Outrigger Enterprises (HI)|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
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In 2005, The Perry & Sally Sorenson Scholarship Fund for Dependents of Hospitality Workers was established to benefit undergraduate or graduates students who are dependents of employees of Outrigger Enterprises in Hawaii working in a hospitality industry position. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Hawaii - Maui (HI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established by Margaret Follett Haskins husband in her memory and to remember her strong will and belief in education. Margaret Follett Haskins placed great emphasis on education. Open to students who wish to follow a similar path like Margaret in their educational pursuits.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,800
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Big Island Interscholastic Federation Sports|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Waiakea High School, Hilo, HI|
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To honor Ken Yamase's legacy of fair play, integrity, respect, and sportsmanship, the Ken Yamase Sportsmanship Scholarship Fund was started. This scholarship aims to benefit undergraduate students attending an accredited, two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US who demonstrated financial need. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Hawaii.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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