Kahuku High and Intermediate School

Kahuku Scholarship Blitz 1/31/2019 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the café - Offered by the wonderful folks at WCC – Refreshments will be provided


This is open to all high school students and is sponsored by the JFK presidential library. The essay should describe and analyze an act of political courage bu a US elected official who served during or after 1917. Go to the website for more information.
Deadline: January 18, 2019
HGEA awards the Charles R. Kendall Scholarship and Russell K. Okata Scholarship to members' children who will be attending a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school as full-time students.  Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, personal statement and recommendations. Go to the website for more information. The application is also on the right side of this page or available to pick up in Q2.
Deadline: January 22, 2018
Annually, HCF distributes over $4.5 million to deserving students, making it the third largest private provider of post-secondary scholarships in the state. The scholarships support students who are pursuing degrees from colleges and universities, as well as those obtaining career and technical education at a community college. Students can search for over 250 scholarships and apply to multiple scholarships using one application. Students will need to submit their Student Aid Report (what you receive when you complete the FAFSA) and their high school transcript. Come to Q2 if you need help with the application.
Deadline: January 31, 2019

Takitani Foundation Scholarship

One KHIS senior will win a $2,000 scholarship from the Takitani Foundation. Applicants must have a record of outstanding academic achievement, participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and demonstrate financial need. More details and the online application can be found at the Takitani Foundation website. Hard copies of the application and supporting documents are due to Q2 by February 1, 2019 before 3:00pm. 
Deadline: February 1, 2019 before 3:00pm to Q2

Pauahi Foundation Public Scholarships

This scholarship will be open from Dec. 26 until Feb. 8, 2019. Over 100 different scholarships will be awarded to students with Hawaiian ancestry. Go to the foundation website for more information and to access the application. 
Deadline: February 8, 2019

HMSA Kaimana Awards

The HMSA Kaimana Awards will recognize up to 15 outstanding student athletes with scholarships of $5,000 each for the 2018-2019 school year.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and have played on at least one school athletic team in a league-sanctioned sport during at least one of their high school years, and participate in community service activities.  Selection will be based on academic and athletic achievements, community involvement, sportsmanship, essay and letters of recommendation. The application is available on the website and on the right side of this page.
Deadline: February 8, 2019

Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship

The Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation (HRYF), was founded by Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan during his year as the Rotary’s District Governor in Hawaii, 1976-1977. It was Sully’s desire to assist Hawaii’s high school graduates to realize their potential by attending a college or university of their choice here in Hawaii or on the mainland. Scholarship awards are $5,000 for graduating Hawaii high school seniors. KHIS students should apply to the Kaneohe Chapter and submit to Rosalyn Dias. The application is available on the right side of this page.
Deadline: February 6, 2019

We the Students Essay Contest

This is open to all high school students and is sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute. The essay prompt is 'What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community is 21st century America?' Go to the website for more information.
Deadline: February 14, 2019

Hawaii Self Storage Scholarship

Ten students will be selected to win $4,000 scholarships, and it will be awarded based on required written essay and eligibility.  Eligible students must be Hawaii residents graduating from a high school in the State of Hawaii or enrolled full-time at a college or university. The application is available on the website, on the right hand side of this page or for pick up in Q2. Applications must be emailed to scholarships@hawaiiselfstorage.net.
Deadline: February 15, 2019

Nā Hoʻokama a Pauahi Scholarship Program

The Nā Hoʻokama a Pauahi Scholarship Program is a need-based scholarship available to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited post-high institution in the United States recognized by Kamehameha Schools. Preference is given to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law. Go to the website for application information. Resource centers are available around the state for folks who need help with the application. Windward mall is the closest location with weekday hours from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Deadline: February 14, 2019

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

This scholarship is awarded to Hawaii students who plan to pursue a major in Business Administration or related area at a four year college or university. The award amount is $5,000 over four years of college. Last year seniors won awards. Go to the foundation website for more information and to apply.
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

This foundation offers scholarships to students pursuing a major or studying print technology, printing management, publishing or graphic communications. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are often renewed for four years. The foundation website has more information and a link to the application.
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Filipino Women's League Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who have Filipino ethnicity, have a 3.7 gpa and plan to attend college in Hawaii. Award recipients can be men and women. Follow the link to complete the application.
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Better Business Bureau Students of Integrity Scholarships

The BBB is offering two scholarships, one asks students to submit a video and the other is an essay contest. The topic for the video and essays is 'Why the BBB and trust are important to local businesses and communities.' Go to the website to view samples and for more information. They award seven essay contest winners $1,000 each but the video contest award amounts are unclear.
Deadline: March 11, 2019

American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

Ten students will win a $2,000 scholarship. Winners are drawn at random and the application takes only 10-15 minutes to complete. 
Deadline: April 1, 2019

Harriet Buslog Scholarship

This scholarship is open to family members of current ILWU Local 142 members. ILWU stands for International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Go to the website for more information.
Deadline: April 1, 2019

Ukulele Festival Hawaii College Scholarship

The Ukulele Festival Hawaii Scholarship Program is funded by Ukulele Festival Hawaii and awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited college or university beginning Fall 2019.  Applicant must enjoy playing the ukulele, be of good moral character, be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, and demonstrate financial need. Go to the website for more information. Application is on the right side of this page or available in Q2.
Deadline: April 30, 2019 (postmarked)

CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships (for current juniors)

This scholarship is designed to encourage more students to take the steps necessary to get into college (and use CollegeBoard's products). Students in the class of 2020 are eligible to win awards from $5,000 to $40,000. Go to the website for more information.