Deadline: February 1, 2018 (Complete online application, all documents uploaded, and give printed application to Mrs. Davis by 3:00 pm)
This foundation awards a $2,000 scholarship to a senior from each qualifying high school in the State of Hawaii (one from Kealakehe High School will be selected). Each winner will become eligible for additional awards of up to $10,000. Students must have a strong record of scholastic achievement and potential (high grades and test scores), as well as participate actively in extra-curricular and community service activities. Students must attend a four-year college, community college, or technical school in the Fall 2018 semester and demonstrate the need for financial assistance.
How to Apply
Students must go to http://takitanifoundation.org/for-students/ to download the student information and complete the online application. This requires students to upload their SAR from the FAFSA, test scores, tax forms, and transcript. Students must also send requests through email for letters of recommendation to be uploaded from their recommenders. Students are then required to print a copy of their application and give it to Mrs. Davis by the deadline.
Deadline: March 22, 2018
Seniors who are graduating from the state of Hawaii who will attend an institution of higher learning in Fall 2018 are eligible. One award will be for $3,000 and two awards will be for $1,000 each. Get more information and download the application here: http://100thlegacy.org/ (copies also available in the College & Career Center)
The BIFCU invites all of its eligible members to apply for cash scholarship awards. A total of seven awards (two at $2500 each and five at $1000 each) will be made among the following categories: two-year post-secondary (community college), undergraduate (four-year college), and graduate division. Winners will be selected based on their academic excellence (transcript required), achievements, essay on academic and career goals, community involvement, and two letters of recommendation. Download the application packet below or pick up a packet in the folders in the College & Career Center.
Hawaii Community Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Apply here: www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org
This Foundation has a database of over 200 scholarships and you only need to complete one Common Application! Based on your personal information, you will be considered for the scholarships that you are eligible for. Before you begin the application, read the Scholarship FAQS, which includes the essay questions you will have to answer. You should start this application at least two weeks before the deadline since you will have to submit electronic requests for letters of recommendations. Be sure to complete your FAFSA beforehand since you will have to upload your Student Aid Report (SAR) from your processed FAFSA. You will also have to upload an official transcript. See Mrs. Davis if you need any help!
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior graduating from a Hawaii high school in 2018 with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Must have played on at least one school athletic team in a league-sanctioned sport during at least one of your high school years. Special consideration will be given to athletes in lower-profile sports.
Up to 15 exceptional students will be awarded a Kaimana Scholarship worth $5,000. Recipients are selected from each high school athletic league statewide. Winners are selected based on academic and athletic achievements, community involvement, sportsmanship, essay, and letters of recommendation. Application forms are available at the College & Career Center or can be downloaded at www.hmsa.com/kaimana
Deadline/postmarked: February 24, 2018
The Filipino Women's league is offering scholarships to two graduating Hawaii seniors of Filipino ancestry. Applicants must also be enrolling as a full-time student at an institution of higher learning in the state of Hawaii, and a subsequent (GPA) of 2.5 of higher for the first semester. Guidelines and application form can be found at https://scholarsapp.com/scholarships/filipino-womens-league/ and can also be found in the folders in the College and Career Center.
Deadline: January 16, 2018
Eligibility: Member or dependent of a member of the Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA), who is in good standing for at least one year, and must attend a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or other post high school study on a full-time basis for the school year 2018-2019.
1) High school GPA is 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading system.
2)Hawaii Island high school senior who is child of a current active duty, reserve, or National Guard member of the armed forces of the United States of America, Or the child or grandchild of a person who retired from the armed forces of the United States with 20 or more years of active military service.
Is a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and a resident of Hawaii County and has completed at least two (2) years in a JROTC or Civil Air Patrol program at the time of application.
Application available in the College and Career office or can be downloaded below.
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Last year, this Foundation awarded $125,000 in need-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current college students from across the state. These scholarships are open to student athletes currently competing in water sports or volleyball, who intend to compete in sports in college, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and involved in community service. All applications must be completed online at https://dukefoundation.org/scholarships-and-grants/ under "General Scholarships."