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.

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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kauai, HI|
  • School (College): Attend |Kauai Community College (HI)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|
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Takehiko Hasegawa Kaua'i Community College Scholarship was established in 1987 in honor of Takehiko Hasegawa. The scholarship is provided to residents of Kauai who wants pursue a full-time education at Kauai Community College. The awardee must show financial need.
  • 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: Hawaii Nurses Association (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend |University of HawaiiManoa (HI)|University of HawaiiHilo (HI)|Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI|
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The Margaret Jones Memorial Nursing Fund was started in 1917 by the Hawai'i Nurses Club. The scholarship was named for Margaret Jones, a nurse killed during the World War l. It aims to benefit nursing students who demonstrated financial need and who are residents of the state of Hawai'i.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
  • Major: Study |Sustainability|
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The Guy Toyama Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Guy Toyama in 2013. The fund is to support interested student in fields of study related to sustainability
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
  • Major: Study |Business|Accounting|Finance|Liberal Arts|
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The Hale Kauai Scholarship Fund in Memory of Samuel W. Wilcox II was established to honor of Samuel Wilcox II one of the founders of Hale Kaua'i. The fund is to support students from Kaua'i pursuing a degree in finance, business or liberal arts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Richard Smart Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|Waimea, HI|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
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The Richard Smart Scholarship Fund is awarded to student resident of Hawaii with minimum 2.7 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate financial need
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Studies|Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian Education|
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Charles Cockett `Ohana Scholarship provides an average of $1,200 award to a student who meets the eligibility requirement. The applicant may be a full-time or part-time student. The scholarship is open to students majoring in Hawaiian Studies/ Language/ Culture and/or Education.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Anne H. Myers Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 700
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Master's-level study|
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Anne H. Myers Scholarship is a $700 fund given to a Hawaii resident who has been a well-rounded individual evident in his/her record of achievement. The scholarship provides one award yearly.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 950
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
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Dwayne Nakila Steele Scholarship gives an average of $950 fund to a student who interests in studying the Hawaiian language, culture, and history in addition to a commitment to contribute to the greater community. The scholarship is given to a student who seeks financial assistance in pursuing post-secondary studies.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Continental United States|
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The John and Reiko Kuga Phillip Scholarship is awarded to a graduate of public high school from Hawai`i island. Applicants must be pursuing major in art history, ceramics, drawing and painting, electronic arts, fiber, glass, graphic design, photography, printmaking, sculpture
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 100
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Art|Photography|Hawaiian Crafts and Arts|
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Bruce T. and Jackie Mahi Erickson Scholarship is a $100 award given to a student who needs financial assistance in pursuing post-secondary education. The applicant must be pursuing studies in the creation of crafts, art, and photography and/or independent research relating to historical Hawaiian crafts and arts to qualify. The program awards one scholarship yearly.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|Kauai, HI|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Agriculture|
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The scholarship was established in 2015 to honor the memory of William Moragne to provide financial assistance to the outstanding students of Kaua'i who plan to pursue a degree in Agriculture or Engineering in an accredited two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the US.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 15,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited U.S College or University|Accredited Hawai'i College or University|
  • Major: Study |Business|Financial Services|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduate students pursuing study in the field of business or financial services related fields. Applicants must be residing in Hawai`i and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |University|College|accredited school of theology|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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Juliette M. Atherton Scholarships for Ordained Protestant Ministers is funded by the Board of Directors of the Atherton Family Foundation. These scholarship aim to support Mrs. Atherton's interest in sustaining Protestant Christian endeavors in Hawai'i.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 650
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|College|Continental United States|
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
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This scholarship is open to a classified undergraduate or graduate student who will pursue a study major in the Hawaiian language, including Hawaiian culture and history and will enroll at a two-year or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Nanea Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are residents of Hawaii and are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year accredited institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Not-for-profit|Hawaii Accredited Institution|
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The scholarship was established in 2007 by TD Food Group, Inc. to provide financial assistance to outstanding students in Hawaii who are seeking a college education at a two-year or four-year college or university within the State of Hawaii.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of a public high school in Hawaii who are planning to pursue a degree at a two- or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Eo Na Punawai Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hawaiian|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
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The Eo Na Punawai Scholarship Fund is awarded to a student majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Applicants must be a resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Communications|
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The PRSA Hawai'i/Roy Leffingwell Scholarship was established in honor of the late Roy L. Leffingwell, APR, founder of International Public Relations, Hawaii's first full-service counseling firm. Roy was active in public relations organizations including the National Association of Public Relations Counsel and was a former chapter president and 1993 Professional of the Year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Education|
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The Sarah Rosenberg Teacher Education Fund is established by Sarah Rosenberg family in her memory as Sarah was interested in becoming a teacher.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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