5 Scholarships for Students in Hawaii

Hawaii, known also as the Aloha State, was the 50th and final state to join the USA. Serving as the northernmost island group of Polynesia, Hawaii is also home to beautiful beaches, active volcanoes, and diverse wildlife. If you’re lucky enough to call this state home or plan to attend school there, take a look at a few Hawaii scholarships below.

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Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

Amount: $5,000 (renewable)

Deadline: TBD for 2021

For Hawaiian students who plan to major in Business Administration or a related field, check out this opportunity. The FSF awards up to $20,000 to scholarship winners, paid out over four years of schooling.

To be eligible, the student must: be majoring in a relevant field, and also be accepted into an accredited 4-year university or college.

Hawaii Pacific University Scholarships

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Submit FAFSA

Hawaii Pacific University offers multiple scholarships to new undergraduates, current students, graduate students, and more. Offering both endowed and annual scholarships, as well as talent scholarships, students have a wide variety of scholarships they may qualify for. Because each scholarship is unique, make sure to check the university’s website for more details.

R.W. “Bob” Holden Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2020

Interested in a career in hotel management? If so, this scholarship is for you. This $1,000 scholarship is founded on the idea of leadership in the industry.

In order to be eligible, students must: be a US citizen and a resident of Hawaii, be a full-time junior or senior, be majoring in hotel management, and also have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Allan Eldin and Agnes Sutorik Geiger Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

This scholarship is for students studying veterinary science. Though students must be a resident of Hawaii, they can attend an accredited college or university anywhere within the US or US territories.

To be eligible, students must: demonstrate financial need, attend a four-year non-profit college/university, major in veterinary science, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and must also be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student.

Doris and Clarence Glick Classical Music Scholarship Fund

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Have a taste for classical music? For students who major in music with an emphasis on the classics, this scholarship can provide some financial aid.

To apply, students must: be a resident of the state of Hawaii, demonstrate financial need, attend a two or four-year accredited university/college full-time, be a music major, and also maintain at least a 2.7 GPA.

Want to find more Hawaii scholarships? In that case, look online and through scholarship databases. Otherwise, talk to your high school counselor, college’s financial aid office, or local resources. Generally, there’s plenty of Hawaii scholarships out there for you to apply for. There’s also no such thing as applying for too many scholarships, as long as you meet all the qualifications. One thing we recommend is only applying to scholarships you qualify for completely, which means not applying for ones where you’re even just one requirement short.