Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Bottles4College Scholarship 2024 $10,000 Deadline: 4/30/2024

Bottles4College is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization spearheaded by Genshu Price, a 16-year-old Hawaii kid, on a  Mission to collect recyclable bottles + cans to pay for college tuition of Hawaii kids who want to go to college.  Please join Genshu and collect recyclable bottles + cans and help kids, their future, and our planet at the same time!
"​Let everyone know that college, CAN do!"
#Collect2Protect #Save2Pave

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Dr. Syngman Rhee Scholarship: Korean ancestry, Essay on Dr. Rhee $2,000 Deadline: 4/30/2024

Applicants must be of at least 50% Korean Ethnicity, a U.S. citizen or legal resident, and a resident of Hawai`i.
This scholarship is available to college-bound high school graduates.

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Ukulele Festival Hawaii College Scholarship Program $2,000 Deadline: 4/30/2024

Be a graduating high school senior and resident of Hawaii;

Be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university;

Enjoys playing the ukulele;

Must be of good character;

Demonstrates financial need.

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Chun Takaki Scholarship $2,000 Deadline: 5/3/2024

This fund is for college-bound Hawai‘i high school students with a desire to major in architecture or the allied arts.

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Hawaii High School Humanitarian Scholarship $10,000 Deadline: 5/15/2024

The law firm of Davis Levin Livingston is looking for Hawaii’s High School Humanitarian—a college-bound high school student who has demonstrated a profound commitment to making a positive difference in Hawaii.

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Hui Makaala Scholarship $20,000 Deadline: 5/20/2024

Distinguished Young Women is the oldest and largest scholarship program for high school girls. Last year, more than $1 billion in cash tuition and college-granted scholarships were available nationally.

Scholarships are available in two ways: cash tuition scholarships (which can be used at any accredited institution of higher learning) and college-granted scholarships (over 100 colleges and universities offer scholarships to program participants – several scholarships are available just for taking part in a local or state program!)

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2024 Paubox Kahikina Scholarship $1,000 Deadline: 5/31/2024

The primary objective of the Paubox Kahikina Scholarship is to encourage Native Hawaiians to pursue careers in both STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Majors and those pursuing Tech careers in general.

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Hawaiian Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship Program $1,500 Deadline: 5/31/2024

To provide a $1,500.00
grant to a high school or undergraduate student
within the state of Hawaii, who has been accepted
for or attends full time enrollment in an accredited
college or university, leading to a Bachelor’s

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Hui Makaala Scholarship $3,000 Deadline: 5/31/2024

This scholarship program is to support Hawaiian college-bound students who have an interest in, or have contributed to Okinawan culture in the community.

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Zombie Apocalypse Scholars $2,000 10/31/2024
"Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)
Requires a Unigo account.
Elks CA-HI Vocational Grant $2,000 Deadline: 3-6 months before program begins
eThe program is open to anyone residing in California or Hawaii who is a citizen of the United States of America and planning to pursue an eligible vocational/technical (voc/tech) course resulting in a certificate or two-year degree and leading to employment opportunities.
Thiel Fellowship $100,000 Deadline: None
Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists.
Great list of scholarships with a focus on Native Hawaiian advancement.
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Scholar's App is a platform that connects students to verified scholarships and helps track the entire financial aid process. Easily create a profile, search for scholarships, and submit applications online.

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2 more great LOCAL financial aid tools.s
KCC shares 2 links to help you with issues around financial aid:k
Kuilei Courageous Conversations about Financial Aid:
Kapi‘olani CC's Community Workshop on Financial Aid:
Fastweb Financial Aid Resourcesf
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2 Great Financial Aid Tools
  • Finding colleges that would give a student better financial aid and/or merit scholarships.

SwiftStudent: New Tool to Appeal Financial Aid Awards 

  • Appealing a financial aid award.

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Navigating Financial Aid Once You’re Accepted (Part 1)This first guide will walk you through how to understand your financial aid award letter.

How to Write a Great Financial Aid Appeal Letter (Part 2): If the financial aid award you received from college is making it tough to attend, it might be worth appealing it. Here's a more detailed step-by-step guide to writing a great financial aid appeal letter.