Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) Scholarships - The Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) was founded in 1931 to “… further the cultural, social and intellectual welfare of its members and the community; and to assist, promote and participate in worthwhile community projects which are non-partisan and non-commercial.” ACUW awards two types of scholarship and students may apply to as many scholarships as they are eligible, but must submit separate applications for each. ACUW scholarship applicants must be persons of Chinese ancestry or interested in Chinese culture. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and also be residents of the State of Hawai‘i. They must demonstrate high scholastic achievement, character, school and/or community service and financial need. A personal interview may be requested. For more information about the scholarships and to access an application visit: http://www.acuwhawaii.org/scholarship
CATRALA-Hawaii Scholarship – CTRALA-Hawaii is a trade organization with interests in serving the community. Its membership throughout the State of Hawaii is comprised of representatives from car and truck renting and leasing companies. Applicants must be pursuing a higher education in Travel Industry Management or other Business-related course of study at any accredited four-year college or university. Must be a resident of the State of Hawaii, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, participate in extra-curricular and community service activities, demonstrate leadership and responsibility. Applications can be picked up in the Haleakala counseling center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Completed applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 19, 2013.
David Ishii Foundation Scholarship - The David S. Ishii Foundation wishes to encourage the attainment of higher education goals by members of high school golf teams in the State of Hawaii. Hawaii high school seniors who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement, were active members of their high school golf teams, and plan on attending college full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university are eligible to apply. To learn more about the scholarship and to download an application visit: http://www.davidsishiifoundation.org/scholarships
Filipino Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Foundation promotes the pursuit of higher education by awarding scholarship grants to deserving Hawaii high school seniors. The Chamber’s Scholarship Program is funded from the proceeds of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Foundation Nineteenth Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament presented by The Renato & Maria A.F. Etrata Foundation. The foundation awards multiple scholarships, with one award of $5,000 to the top student as rated by scholarship judges. The scholarship description and application can be picked up in the Haleakala Counseling Center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by March 31, 2013.
Hannah Cochran College Scholarship - The Hannah Cochrane College Scholarship is for students who are planning to attend a degree-granting program of study at a public or private college or university in Hawaii, accredited by either the Western Association of Schools (WASC) or the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) in the State of Hawaii. This scholarship is open to Full-Time or Part-Time students. Applicants must be a State of Hawaii resident. Applications are due no later than March 30, 2013. For more information about qualification criteria and to access an application visit: http://www.palamasettlement.org/scholarships APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 30, 2013.
Hawaii Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship - Selection Criteria: Be an African-American graduating senior living on the island of Oahu, with plans to further his or her education at a four year accredited college or university for the upcoming academic school year; have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above to be eligible for consideration. An official transcript from the school in a sealed envelope must substantiate the GPA; submit two letters of recommendation from a school counselor and/or high school teacher; include a black and white or color wallet-sized photograph; submit an essay. APPLICATION DEADLINE: The full application packet, your official transcript and recommendations must be postmarked by April 1, 2013 for your application to be considered. Incomplete Application Packets will not be considered.
Hawaii Education Association Scholarship - The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) is offering two scholarships of $2,000 each in academic year 2013- 2014 to deserving high school seniors who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members. Members must be in good standing and shall have been members for at least one year. These one-year scholarships are offered to students who will enroll in any two- or four-year state or nationally accredited institution of higher learning in the 2013-2014 academic year. To view the scholarship criteria and necessary documents as well as to access an application visit: http://www.heaed.com/HEA_Scholarships.html . APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received by 12:00 Noon on Monday, April 1, 2013.
HCCNC Scholarship – All applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Be a kama`aina, defined by meeting any of the following criteria: was born in Hawai`i, was a resident of Hawaii for a minimum of five years, or has a parent that has lived in Hawai`i for a minimum of 20 years.
-Be a United States citizen, or permanent resident.
-Have a high school diploma (or its equivalent).
-Be enrolled full-time or half-time, or accepted, as a student in any accredited two- or four-year San Francisco Bay Area degree-granting institution of higher education.
-Satisfactorily meet the HCCNC program’s academic requirements: a minimum grade point average, on the 4.0 scale, of 2.5 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate students.
All application materials (application, recommendations, admission letter) must be submitted on the website by April 5, 2013. Please complete and submit the electronic application form by April 5, 2013 at http://hccnc1.ning.com/page/to-apply. HCCNC will notify scholarship winners by April 17th, 2012. If you have questions regarding the scholarship program, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Submit electronic application form by April 5, 2013.
Honolulu Chapter of Executive Women International – (EWI®) is pleased to announce its 2013 Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP.) The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist high school seniors (males and females) who plan to pursue a higher education degree in any business or professional field of study at an accredited college or university. For more information about this scholarship you may refer to the Honolulu website at: www.ewihonolulu.org or the corporate website at www.ewiconnect.com .
Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association, East Hawaii Region, Mamalahoe Chapter Scholarship - The purpose of this scholarship is to assist and encourage native Hawaiians to further their education at the University of Hawaii-Hilo or at the Hawaii Community College. Applications are available in the Haleakala Counseling Center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2013.
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Honolulu Chapter 2013 Emerging Leader Scholarship - This scholarship is only available to Hawaii residents. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a trade school, business school, college, university, or any other institution of higher learning in Fall 2013. The award will be given to the applicant that best demonstrages a commitment to civil rights. Applications are available in the Haleakala Counseling Center. If you have any questions, please email Honolulu@jacl.org. APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be emailed to Honolulu@jacl.org by 11:59 p.m. on May 17, 2013.
Kiewit Building Group Inc. Scholarship Program - Kiewit Building Group Inc., one of Hawaii’s leading general contractors, is accepting applications for its 2013 scholarship awards. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to Hawaii high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in architecture, construction management or engineering. Scholarship applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0; be accepted as a full-time undergraduate student by an accredited four-year university; intend to pursue a major in engineering, architecture or construction management; and submit two letters of recommendation. Students must complete an application and submit a 500-word essay on why they should be considered for the scholarship. Applications are available in the Haleakala Counseling Center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Postmarked by March 30, 2013.
Lambda Beta Beta (LBB) Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. of Hawaii Chapter Scholarship - The Lambda Beta Beta (LBB) Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. of Hawaii invites students to take part in the Chapter’s Scholarship Competition. The scholarships are based on academic performance, activity in the community and personal character. Eligible students are high school seniors who will begin college in the fall of 2013. The Chapter urges students to review and print up the on-line scholarship application (http://lbbques.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=255962&module_id=57377). For more information, contact Curren Shorte at email@example.com. APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application must be postmarked no later than April 23, 2013.
Monsanto Hawaii Agricultural Scholarship - All eligible students are urged to apply. Eligible students are those who are enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited college or university other than the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and will be pursuing a degree (Associate, Bachelor, Master or PhD) in an agricultural science program or a related discipline such as botany, genetics, horticulture, plant physiology, crop science or soil science. To access an application and to learn more about this and other Monsanto Hawaii Scholarships visit: http://www.monsanto.com/hawaii/Pages/monsanto-hawaii-science-education-fund.aspx. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Completed applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2013 for the Fall Semester.
O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship Details – The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship supports low-income, capable young women so they can achieve their greatest potential through education. Each scholarship is $20,000 and is awarded in $5,000 increments annually over four years to each recipient who continues to meet eligibility requirements. Eight scholarships will be awarded this year. Recipients will be announced May 1, 2013. To be considered for the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Student must be female.
- Student must be a high school senior at time of application.
- Student must have a minimum 3.20 high school grade point average through fall quarter/semester 2012.
- Student must have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Student’s family income (adjusted gross income plus all untaxed income) cannot exceed 50 percent of the median family income of the state in which they reside
- Student can be from any of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.
- Student must be planning to pursue a four-year undergraduate degree.
- Student must be planning to enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per quarter or the equivalent for semester-based schools).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The online application must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013. Official high school transcript must be postmarked by Monday, April 8, 2013. Applications with late documents will not be considered.
Questbridge College Prep Scholarship - QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides opportunities designed to help outstanding low-income high school juniors prepare to apply to top colleges. More than 2,000 students will be selected as College Prep Scholars and will receive one or more awards that will make them stronger applicants to selective colleges. To review the eligibility criteria and to access an application visit: http://questbridge.org/for-students/cps-college-prep-scholarship . APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 27, 2013.
Richard E. Moore Scholarship - The Richard E. Moore Scholarship: This scholarship is for high school seniors currently attending school in the state of Hawaii, who intend to major in a chemistry related field and will be attending a four or two year college or university during the 2013-2014 academic year. Applications can be downloaded at: http://hawaii.sites.acs.org/pdf/Richard%20E%20Moore-Scholarship%20Application.pdf. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Completed applications along with supporting documents must be scanned and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30th, 2013.
Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Honolulu Post Scholarship - Eligibility requirements: A Hawaii high school senior planning to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree in engineering or architecture at a university with an accredited program; be a U. S. citizen; minimum 3.0 GPA (latest official transcript is required); military affiliation or experience (i.e., SAME member or dependent, military dependent, Junior ROTC or ROTC) not required, but given preference. Applications are available in the Haleakala Counseling Center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Postmark by April 15, 2013.
Sons Of Hawaii Scholarship – This scholarship is open to all male students born and raised in the Islands and who will be graduating from high school in June and entering their first year of college. Students do not have to have to carry a high grade point average. The ideal candidate is a student with an average GPA and who comes from a financially needy family and who has a potential in college. Scholarship applications can be picked up in the Haleakala counseling center. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Complete application forms must be turned in by June 12, 2013.
Hawaii Pacific University Hawaii High School Writing Awards Competition – Hawai`i Pacific University is pleased to announce its annual writing competition for high school juniors and seniors. This year marks the 25th year that the university is offering the Hawai`i high school writing awards competition with the first place winner to receive a $500 cash award. The topics for this year pertain to Hawai`i’s sustainability. Select one of the subject matters for your essay, “Sustaining Hawai`i’s Future,” “How I Plan to Contribute to Sustainability for the Future of Hawai`i,” or “Hawai`i’s Sustainability in the Economy.” The nomination form can be accessed by visiting http://www.hpu.edu/financialaid/Scholarships/index.html and click on “Hawai`i High School Writing Awards Competition.” Good luck!