Listing of Scholarships for 2016-2017:
DEADLINE: August 1, 2016. Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children. Open to low income women with children enrolled in a college degree or certificate program for the 2016-17 school year.
DEADLINE: August 31, 2016. Hana Lima Scholarship Program – Fall 2016. Open to Native Hawaiian Hawaii state residents enrolled at least half-time in a vocational degree or certificate program. This is a competitive award with preference to non-traditional students: single parents, disabled, houseless, sole income providers, previously incarcerated and wards of the court. Liberal Arts students are not eligible for this vocational scholarship.
A UH Maui College and CareerLink OHA Grant funded to assist Maui County’s Native Hawaiian community in achieving economic self-sufficiency through three key areas: education attainment, career development, and financial literacy. Preference given to Native Hawaiians to the extent permitted by law and students with income below the 300% Federal (Hawaii) Income Guidelines. Click on link to review details of the grant and to download an application.
STEM Merit-based scholarships: Assists students interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or related fields, who also have an interest in Native Hawaiian language, culture, and history. Programs include Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nursing, Dental, Engineering, and Applied Business and Information Technology. Priority given to Native Hawaiian students in a STEM field. 2.5 – 2.9- GPA – eligible for $1,750 – $2,500 per semester. 3.5 or higher eligible for up to $5,000. Academic cohorts are limited to 40 students. Best way to get into the cohort is through their High School Summer Bridge program http://maui.hawaii.edu/hikina/. Once they start at UHMC, students can transfer and still receive support. The money goes with them. They have students that are in Masters and PHd programs.
United Negro College Fund (UNCF): A listing of UNCF scholarships, programs, internships, and fellowships for UNCF member colleges and others. Varied scholarships, awards, deadlines, and criteria.
University of Hawaii at Manoa Scholarship listing page: UH Manoa Financial Aid Services (FAS) office scholarship listing page with UH Scholarships, Local, and National resources.
WUE is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, a program coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICH). Through WUE, students in Western states, including Hawaii, may enroll in participating two-year and four-year public college programs at a reduced tuition level: up to 150 percent of the institutions regular resident tuition instead of three times as much for non-resident tuition. At UH Maui College, Reduced WUE tuition is currently only available for freshman and transfer students applying for the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree in the Applied Business and Information Technology (ABIT) program.