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SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES:
There are MANY scholarship search engines:  
Three websites that advertise scholarships for Hawaii residents:
Search for: Dr. Oliver Lee Scholarship, Hawaii Self Storage Senior Scholarship, Filipino Women's League Scholarship, Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship, Barbara Lotze Scholarship, Vegetarian Resource Scholarship, Geraldine Putnam Clark Scholarship, to name a few.
Raynae Fonoimoana

Updated: 08/09/22

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SCHOLARSHIP POSTINGS:

 

Virtual Scholarship Workshops
WHY? 
Attend a FREE virtual scholarship workshop to learn how to access over $70 million in scholarships and grants that are awarded to Hawaii students each year to help pay for college, regardless of family income.

 

WHAT: Scholarship workshops From 6:00pm-7:30pm 

WHEN:
● September 8, 2022
● September 29, 2022
● November 1, 2022
● November 17, 2022

 

Register online at
https://hawaii.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D0h92Ty1QFaD52DlvS21_g

Update: 8/9/22

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 SCHOLARSHIP ARCHIVE - PAST DUE!!

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Associated Chinese University Women College Scholarship

Apply On-line: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/acuw-scholarship.

Application Deadline:  April 18, 2022.
The Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) was founded in 1931 to “perpetuate Chinese Culture” through the members and others to “promote, support and contribute to educational and charitable services through organizations, events and activities”. They will be awarding a number of college scholarships of $2,500 to high school students. All applicants must be Chinese or interested in Chinese culture, be U.S. Citizens (or permanent residents) and residents of Hawaii,

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Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Apply On-line:  https://www.hawaiistatefcu.com/pressrelease/applications-now-available-for-hawaii-state-fcus-scholarship-program/

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 29, 2022.
Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior graduating in 2022, who exhibits educational promise and a determination to complete post high school educational endeavors. Individuals interested in applying must submit a completed application with required school documentation.  Only for Hawaii State FCU members and their dependents at the time of submitting the application.  One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who is deemed most deserving by the credit union’s Scholarship Committee.

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Gustav Hannemann & Faiaso Soliai Hannemann Leadership Awards

Apply On-Line:  APPLY HERE

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2022
A $500 award will be granted to at least one male and one female. The awards are named in honor of Mufi Hannemann’s late father and mother: the Gustav Hannemann Leadership Award for the male and the Faiaso Soliai Hannemann Leadership Award for the female. Award recipients will be selected from these criteria:
• Senior class standing
• Be of Samoan ancestry
• Grade-point average of 2.5 or higher (on 4.0 scale) in college preparatory coursework
• Participation in student government, preferably in leadership positions and participation in
on-campus activities or community service
• Selection for honors and awards
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Ukulele Festival Hawaii College Scholarship

Apply On-line:  https://www.ukulelefesthawaii.org/scholarships/information 

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2022.
The Ukulele Festival Hawaii Scholarship Program is funded by Ukulele Festival Hawaii, a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by Roy and Kathy Sakuma. Ukulele Festival Hawaii builds public awareness and interest in the ukulele as an instrument of virtuoso quality promoting Hawaii’s arts and culture through education, scholarships, and the annual free ukulele festivals. Applicants must: 1. Be a graduating high school seniors and resident of Hawaii; 2. Be accepted for admission
to an accredited college or university; 3. Enjoy playing the ukulele; 4. Be of good character; 5.
Demonstrate financial need. 

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Hawaii Education Association Scholarships

Apply On-line:  https://www.hawaiieducationassociation.org/scholarships/high-school-student-scholarship/

Application Deadline: Friday, May 13, 2022

The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) is offering two scholarships of $2,000 each in academic
year 2022-2023 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 graduating students who will enroll in any two- or four-year state or nationally
accredited institution of higher learning (preference will be given to those in preK-12 teaching) in
the 2022-2023 academic year.

 

https://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/ethnicity/samoan/

Proud of your Samoan heritage? You should be!

More than 12 scholarships - application deadlines: Vary

Cultural backgrounds represent more than just a country or birthplace—they reveal a family's history, a way of life, and a unique upbringing. With your ethnicity, you carry a story into the future that's thousands of years in the making.  With our list of Samoan scholarships, we honor the American families whose history began beyond our borders, yet significantly influenced us from within.

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Apply On-line:  https://www.hawaiiusafcu.com/scholarships-app.

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 11, 2022 (POSTMARKED)
HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce their 2022 Scholarship Progam for graduating high school seniors in the Class of 2022. Twelve (12) scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded. For more details, eligibility requirements, and to apply, please visit https://www.hawaiiusafcu.com/scholarship-app. Applicants must be primary HawaiiUSA members for at least 12 consecutive months prior to applying for the scholarship. The completed application and all required documentation, including certified transcript and two signed and dated letters of recommendation.
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Apply On-line: https://www.hawaiiselfstorage.com/files/scholarship-application2022.pdf. 
Hawaii Self Storage Student Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 13, 2022
Since 2005, Hawaii Self Storage (HSS) awards financial scholarships to eligible students to pursue and obtain a college degree. This program is designed to help and support students financially to develop into future leaders in our community. 10 students will be selected for the scholarships, and it will be awarded based on required written essay and eligibility. To apply, you must be a Hawaii resident and a current high school senior. You must graduate from a high school in the State of Hawaii and enroll full-time at a college or university. 
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Jordan & Cara Odo Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 13, 2022 at 11:59pm
The Jordan & Cara Odo Scholarship Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who demonstrates leadership in his/her community. To qualify for the scholarship, the student must: (1) be a senior at a Hawaii high school; (2) attend a two- or four- year college; and (3) have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). 
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Clara Onishi Educator Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 13, 2022 at 11:59am
The Jordan & Cara Odo Scholarship Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who seeks a future career as an educator. To qualify for the scholarship, the student must: (1) be a senior at a Hawaii high school; (2) attend a two- or four-year college; and (3) have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). For more information, please visit www.odoscholarship.org/scholarship. 
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Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadline:  February 21, 2022
The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to Hawaii residents pursuing careers in Business Administration, or other business-related fields, at any accredited four-year college or university. Four-year scholarships are awarded to students just entering college in increments of $5,000 annually. Assuming eligibility is maintained, a total of $20,000 will be awarded over four years. The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation anticipates awarding approximately 10 new scholarships for the 2022-2023 year.
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Apply On-line:  www.hmsa.com/kaimana
HMSA Kaimana Scholarships HMSA
Application Deadline: February 25, 2022
Kaimana Scholarships recognize students for their all-around excellence and their commitment to well-being through achievements in academics, athletics, community service, healthy activities, and sportsmanship. Recipients can use their scholarships to help pay for tuition, room and board, airfare to and from the airport closest to the school, laptop or desktop computers, or books for education after high school. Eligible students must graduate from a Hawaii high school in 2022 and have a 2.75 or higher grade-point average. 15 students will be awarded scholarships worth $5,000. 
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Apply On-line:  Please visit ScholarsApp.com to create an account.
Kenneth O. and Doris A. Rewick Educational Aid Fund & Ruth C. Scudder Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 28, 2022
The Women’s League of Central Union Church announces the availability of the Kenneth O. and Doris A. Rewick Educational Aid Fund and the Ruth C. Scudder Scholarship. Both grants are awarded based on character, scholarship, evidence of financial need, and community service. Each year, the funds to support these grants are provided by the Women’s League Thrift Shop and designated monetary gifts for the grants. In previous academic years, award amounts were $1,000 to $2,000 each. Award amounts may vary from year to year and are at the discretion of the Women’s League Executive Board. This year, the application process will be done through the Scholars App online platform. Please visit ScholarsApp.com to create an account. Incomplete applications will not be considered and only the first fifty (50) completed applications will be reviewed. The applicant may email [email protected] with any questions.
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Apply On-line: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/hahperd-high-school-scholarship.

Hawaii Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance High School Scholarship

Application Deadline:  February 28, 2022

The HAHPERD scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, who have a desire to teach in
the areas of health, physical education, recreation or dance. All aspiring applicants must have
attended a high school in Hawaii for a minimum of two years. 
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Apply On-line: cb.org/opportunity

Collegeboard Big Future Scholarships:                           

Deadline:  February 28, 2022

All seniors in the Class of 2022 can continue to sign up and take steps to earn College Board

Opportunity Scholarships

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Smart Owl Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 28, 2022

Scholarship is providing up to $7,000.00 to a Hawaii graduating senior.

Criteria:  To qualify, the student must:
-be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
-be 16 years of age or older and be registered in a high school or be enrolled in college.                                                                                                                         -------------------------------------------------------------

Smart Owl Scholarship
Application Deadline:  February 28, 2022

Scholarship is providing up to $7,000.00 to a Hawaii graduating senior.

Criteria:  To qualify, the student must:
-be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
-be 16 years of age or older and be registered in a high school or be enrolled in college           

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Apply On-line:  bit.ly/kanddrewickfund

Kenneth O. and Doris A. Rewick Educational Aid Fund
Application Deadline:  February 28, 2022

Kenneth ). and Doris A. Rewick Educational Aid Fund is providing up to $2,000.00 to a Hawaii graduating senior.

Criteria:  To qualify, the student must:

-be a resident of Hawaii
-be a High School senior or undergraduate
-be accepted or enrolled in any accredited school for undergraduate or graduate college training, or for other specialized training beyond high school

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Apply On-line: https://www.lumanaiawards.com/application

2022 LUMANA'I AWARDS 2022

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2022

Developed 20 years ago by the O'ahu Association Hawaii conference, UCC, the Lumana'i Awards

were established to publicly recognize and encourage students of Samoan ancestry to excel in service, leadership, and academics.  The outstanding recipient in each category will receive $600.00.

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UH Hilo’s Inspired by You Scholarship
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2022
Students are given the chance to share their story about how they’re inspired by the Aina, Discovery, Innovation, and Each Other. Applicants must be a new, incoming student and must submit a completed admissions application for an undergraduate degree program for the Fall 2022 semester.
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University of Hawaii System Common Scholarship Application
Application Deadline: March 1, 2022
The University of Hawaii System Common Scholarship Application is now available online for the
2022-2023 academic year. Students attending any University of Hawaii campus are encouraged
to apply in order to be considered for system and campus scholarships.
This year, students will need to have a UH email address in order to access the scholarship site. This
means students are encouraged to apply for admissions early to ensure they have their UH email
address in time for the March 1, 2022 scholarship deadline. The UH Manoa New Warrior &
Presidential Scholarships have a different process and earlier deadlines. Students will also need to
complete their 2022-2023 FAFSA by March 1 in order to be considered for the maximum amount of
scholarships.
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Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 1, 2022

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship

$5,000 scholarship, renewable annually.

This scholarship is offered to the following types of students:

Graduating High School Seniors planning to attend an accredited vocational school, college, or university (2-year or 4-year degrees).

Students returning to school or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university seeking support to continue their degree.

Students entering or enrolled in graduate or professional degree programs (MA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) Preference will be given to students of Japanese ancestry or other Asian ancestry.

Students must be a resident of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, or Washington State.

Must demonstrate financial need.

Application available on Survey Monkey Apply:

Students pursing undergraduate or graduate degrees: 

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JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Horatio Alger Association National and State Scholarship Programs
Application Deadline:  March 15, 2022
If integrity, determination, and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. These scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. Applicants must also be enrolled full-time as a high school junior, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in cocurricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and be a United States citizen.
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