College and Career Counselor » Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships & Financial Aid

For our full list of scholarships, sign in to Naviance.
Below are some recommended scholarships with upcoming deadlines:
QuestBridge logo
The National College Match is a college admission and scholarship process through which high-achieving, low-income students can be admitted early with full four-year scholarships to QuestBridge college partners
  • $200,000 value: tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, travel
  • Partner schools: Amherst, Brown, CMC, Columbia, Duke, MIT, Princeton, Rice, Scripps, USC, Wesleyan, Yale...
Click on the graphic for more information and see the flyer in the sidebar.
Deadline - September 26, 2019
The Create Real Impact Contest gives you the opportunity to share creative solutions for preventing reckless and distracted driving while winning prizes for your efforts.
Categories include: Video, Music, Creative Writing, Artwork
Deadline - October 5, 2019
Deadline - October 6, 2019

How to Apply

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Submit essay to

Click here or on the logo for more information.



The Gromet Foundation provides college scholarships to graduates from high schools in the State of Hawaii.  We do not provide scholarships to students from any other state.  The Gromet scholarships are both need-based and merit-based.  Successful applicants are financially disadvantaged while at the same time have shown very high academic ability.


Click on the logo for more information.

Forms available ONLY in H-101.


Information Meeting
Sunday, October 13, 2019
St. Louis School 1:00-3:00
  • Win scholarships for college
  • Open to ages 13-17
  • Sunday, May 3, 2010 - Miss Hawaii OT 2020 Competition at the Hawaii Convention Center
  • Compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen, Orlando, Florida - August 2020
Click here or on the logo for more information. See the flyer in the sidebar
Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.



  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2020)
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA
Click here or on the logo to apply.
Deadline - October 15, 2019
k          n
KCC Native Hawaiian Scholarship 'Aha
'Ohi'a Cafeteria
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Work on FAFSA
Learn about scholarships
Answer your questions about Financial Aid
See the flyer for more information.
National Scholarships
$25,000 scholarships for high school seniors planning to pursue a bachelor's degree program.
Hawaii State Scholarships
Scholarships valued at $10,000 available in every state to high school seniors planning to pursue a bachelor's degree
Deadline - October 25, 2019.
Click here or on the logo for more information. See the flyer in the sidebar.
Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship –
  • High school seniors
  • minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
Coca-Cola Scholars are:
  • Well-rounded, bright students who not only excel academically, but are also actively involved in their schools.
  • These leaders are passionate and service-oriented, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to bettering their community.
$20,000 scholarship.
Deadline - October 31, 2019
Apply here or click on the logo.
Elks National Foundation: Most Valuable Student
4-year scholarships valued up to $50,000.00.


  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Click on the logo to learn more and apply.
Deadline - November 5, 2019
sor logo
The Violet Richardson Award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better
place through volunteer efforts such as: fighting drugs, crime and violence; cleaning up the environment;
and working to end discrimination and poverty.
Volunteer actions that benefit women or girls are of
particular interest.
Click on the logo to apply.
Deadline - November 15, 2019
Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.
Click here or on the logo to apply. See the application in the sidebar.
Deadline - December 31, 2019
ROTC Scholarships
  • Full tuition, fees, books, uniforms, yearly allowance
  • Check each for participating colleges and universities.
  • 4-8 years active service obligation.
  • Additional benefits
Click on their logo to apply.
Navy deadline - December 31, 2019
Air Force deadline - January 17, 2020
Army deadline - February 4, 2020

Eligible students must:

  • Graduate from a Hawaii high school in 2020.
  • Hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.
  • Participate in at least one sport recognized by their league during their high school career.
  • Write a brief essay on their high school experience and plans after they graduate.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from school faculty with their application.
  • Submit an official transcript with the GPA verified and signed by an authorized member of the school faculty.

Click here or on the logo for more information; also see the flyer and application in the sidebar.

Deadline - February 7, 2020
Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only).
Click here or on the graphic to apply. See the application in the sidebar.
Deadline - February 20, 2020


  • Intended to encourage more women to pursue career paths in information technology.
  • The program is currently available in Arizona, California, Colorado and Hawaii.
$2,500 per year, renewable for up to four years for a total value of $10,000.
Questions? contact Parker Leavitt,
Click here or on the logo to be notified when the scholarship window is open.

The Thiel Fellowship gives $100,000 to young people who want to build new things instead of sitting in a classroom.

Click here or on the graphic to apply.

No application deadline.


College Board Opportunity Scholarships: C/O 2020!

The College Board is investing $25 million in a new scholarship program, with students earning $5 million in scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020. Be the first to know when it launches later this year.

Students have a chance to earn scholarships when they: 1) build their college list 2) practice for the SAT 3) improve their SAT score 4) strengthen their college list 5) fill out the FAFSA 6) apply to college.

Click on the graphic to get a head start.

Up to $40,000.

Great list of scholarships with a focus on Native Hawaiian advancement.
Click here or on the graphic to connect. See the list in the sidebar.

Helpful FAFSA Links


7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the 2019-20 FAFSA

2019-20 FAFSA Worksheet

2019-20 FAFSA (this is the paper FAFSA)

You Tube Video on Completing the FAFSA

FSA ID FAQs (everything you need to know about FSA ID including what to do if you forgot your username/password:

Completing the FAFSA Instructions (line-by-line instructions: