Scholarship Resources


Scholarship Resources on the Internet

University of Hawaii at Hilo Financial Aid Office:


Hawai`i Community College financial Aid Office:


College Connections Hawai`i:
Best site for scholarships within the state of Hawai`i


Largest database of national scholarship recommended by UH


Hawai`i Community Foundation:


Hawai`i community based scholarships

Student Equity Excellence Diversity Scholarships:

Hawai’I community based scholarships for UH system students


Kamehameha Schools: and
Scholarships and financial aid information for Kamehameha Schools and KeAli’! Pauahi Foundation


Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund:

National scholarship for Asian and Pacific Islander students


The Sallie Mae Fund:

National scholarship available to minority and lower income families


USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship:
National scholarship available to minority and lower income families


International Education:
Scholarships and financial aid information for international Students and U.S. Students wanting to study abroad


Fast Aid Scholarship Search:

Free College Scholarships:

Free Scholarship Search:


Native Hawaiian Scholarships

Alu Like Inc.
Contact: 808-961-2625


Edith Kanaka`ole Foundation Scholarship:


Gates Millennium Scholarship (for high school seniors only)


Haola, Inc.
Contact: 808-959-2726


Hawai’i 4-Alumni/Weinberg Scholarship
Contact: Helene H. Zeug
2515 campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822


Hawai’l Community Foundation
Contact: Hawai’i Community Foundation


Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu
Contact: P.O. Box 1513
Honolulu, HI 96806


Hawaiian Homes Commission Scholarships
Contact: Hawai`I Community Foundation


Kamehameha Schools – Hilo

Na Ho`okama a Pauahi – A need-based scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students

`Imi Na`auao Graduates scholarship – A merit-based scholarship for graduate students

Hana Lima scholarships – A vocational / technical scholarship for students entering select limited term certificate programs
Contact: Alan Ten, 808-935-5880 (Hilo)


Ke Ali`i Pauahi Foundation


Liko A`e
Contact: Lehua Ah Sam, Hawaii Island Coordinator at HawCC,
Phone: 808-974-7741


Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship


Native Hawaiian Tuition .Waiver-HawCC Financial Aid Office
Contact: HawCC 808-974-7663


Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club scroll or search for Prince Kuhio Civic Club


University of Hawai’i – Hawaiian Internship Program (UH-HIP)
Contact: Sharon Ziegler – Chong, 808-933-0704

Kamakahukilani Von Oelhoffen Scholarships:
To assist a student mahoring in Hawaiian studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Hawaiian Studies Student Scholarships:
For students studying Hawaiian language and/or culture at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Red Mandarin and Lady Yi Suen Shen Scholarship:
This fund provides tuition for two full-time Hawai’i resident undergraduate students at University of Hawai’i at Manoa pursuing a program of study with Hawai’i focus.

Emalani V. Searfoss Memorial Scholarship:
To assist students studying Hawaiian culture, including dance, language, and chanting at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Pacific Island Institute Hawaiian Studies Graduate Scholarship:
To assist graduate students enrolled in the MA programs at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s school of Pacific and Asian studies or Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian knowledge.

Na Lei ‘Oiwi Scholarship:
To assist students who are pursuing a degree in Hawaiian studies or Hawaiian language at the University of Hawaiian knowledge.

Lokomaika’ikalani Snakenberg Scholarship:
To support graduate level study and research in Hawaiian language. Recipient to be enrolled in a University of Hawai’i at Manoa graduate degree program but study/ research may be conducted elsewhere. Funding available for academic and/or living expenses, research and/or travel expenses.

Pua Hopkins Scholarship:
To enable full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate UHM students in any area of study with a potential to contribute to Hawaiian language and/or culture studies.

`Aha Punana Leo Lamaku Scholarship:
Contact: 808-966-6246