Scholarships for Hawaiian Language Majors

While many people think of vacations when they think of Hawaii, the state also is home to some great colleges and universities, including the University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Hawaii at Milo, that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Hawaiian language. If you are thinking of pursuing one of these degrees, you might wonder if there are any scholarships available. Answer: there are. Scholarships for Hawaiian language generally come from schools that offer the major, as well as cultural groups, community foundations and civics clubs. Eligibility requirements range from financial need to holding a minimum GPA. Read more about scholarships for Hawaiian language majors below.

Showing 1-20 of 23 scholarships
key information
  • 850
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |Hawaiian-focused Charter School|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to students who graduated from a Hawaiian-focused Charter School and are planning to enroll half-time at a two- or four-year, accredited*college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 850
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Non-Kamehameha Schools|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to high school graduates of a non-Kamehameha Schools who are planning to attend half-time at a two- or four-year, accredited* college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Studies|Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian Education|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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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
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  • 900
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Studies|Hawaiian Language|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Charles S. Iwata Jr. Memorial scholarship is offered annually to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Hawaiian studies or Hawaiian language.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Early Childhood|Hawaiian Language|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the following areas of interest: Advancing the Hawaiian Language, Charter School Support, Land Stewardship or Early Childhood Education and Literacy.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lokomaika`i Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,100
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to students who exhibited good moral and who have participated in community services.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 950
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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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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  • 650
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|College|Continental United States|
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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
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
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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 Nanea Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • 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 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
key information
  • 950
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Institution|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding graduating senior who demonstrate an interest in Hawaiian language, culture, history and are planning to pursue a degree in a two- or four-year, accredited institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |History|Hawaiian Language|Culture|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Continental United States|
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The Kamehameha Schools Class of 1958 Na Mea Waiwai a Pauahi Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student pursuing major in Hawaiian language, culture, history. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 600
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students whose lives have been impacted and maybe traumatized, by challenging circumstances but still have the potential to be successfully enriched by an educational opportunity.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to outstanding students 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 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Johnny Pineapple Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
key information
  • 1,100
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Studies|Hawaiian Language|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited U.S College or University|Accredited Hawai'i College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Hawaiian language or Hawaiian studies. Students must be attending a two or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving students who demonstrate community service engagement and are planning to pursue a degree at an Enrolled in a two- or four-year, accredited* college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 800
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving students who have participated in community service activities and are planning to pursue a degree at a two- or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Continental United States|
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The David Kalani Goldstein, KS 70 Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates a financial need. Applicants must be pursuing major in the Hawaiian language
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited State Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Non-Traditional Students|
background
The scholarship was established to provide educational support to outstanding students who are considered as non-traditional and are planning to attend a two- or four-year, accredited* college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hawaiian Language|Hawaiian Culture|Hawaiian History|
  • School (College): Attend a |Vocational School|Technical School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to outstanding students who are planning to attend a vocational/technical school within the state of Hawai`i.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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