Hawaii Community Foundation


General criteria that apply to most of these scholarships include:

  • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend an accredited two or four year college or university within the United States as either an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be a full-time student as determined by your institution (generally,12 credits undergraduate; 9 credits graduate)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA (unless otherwise stated)


Most scholarship funds offer varying award amounts, which range from $500 to several thousand dollars, depending on the size of the particular fund, the number of qualified applicants and the directions given by the donor(s) of the funds.

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