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Accountemps/AICPA Student Scholarship

Deadline: April 1


  • a full-time undergraduate or graduate-level accounting student  
  • completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting
  • a major and overall GPA of 3.0

Obtain Scholarship Information and Application, click here

Questions/Contact Info
Email for questions regarding the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship.

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

Deadline: April 1


  • a full-time undergraduate or graduate-level accounting student
  • Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American or Asian American
  • completed at least 30 semester hours in college coursework with at least 6 semester hours in accounting
  • a major and overall GPA of 3.3

Obtain Scholarship Information and Application, click here

Questions/Contact Info
Email for questions regarding the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship.

African American Scholarships

Scholarships that are available for African American students. A scholarship list is available at the link below.


American Samoa/CRAG-WESTPAC-University of Hawaii at Hilo Marine Science Fellowship Scholarship

Opening Date: May 13, 2013 

Closing Date:  June 17, 2013  

Scholarship winner notified: July 10, 2013

Scholarship Announcement and Information

Who is Eligible? 

Eligibility requirements for this Partnership Scholarship

  • Completed a 2 year program in marine science or related field at any accredited college/university within the US and its territories
  • Accumulative GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Acquire acceptance letter to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for Fall 2013
  • Has demonstrated interest and previous work/involvement with coral reef conservation
  • Is guaranteed to return to American Samoa upon completion of the program and provide services through any of the five agencies of CRAG for a minimum of 3 years
  • Have strong ties (of Samoan Ancestry) to the culture and traditions of American Samoa
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S.National

Application Material

All applicants wishing to be considered for the CRAG-WESTPAC Scholarship should submit the following material:

  • Unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts
  • A resume with relevant experience and activities
  • One letter of recommendation from a professor or relevant employer
  • A 750 word essay (maximum) on the importance of managing coral reefs in your island jurisdiction; and your career goals upon completion of the marine science fellowship program

Application material may be sent by mail, fax, email, or drop-off at attention to Derek Toloumu at the Department of Marine & Wildlife Resources in Fagatogo, and must be received no later than June 17, 2013, at 4:00 pm, to the following:

ASG/CRAG-WESTPAC-UH Hilo Marine Science Scholarship

Attn:  Derek Toloumu

Mail:    P.O. Box 3730

Department of Marine & Wildlife Resources

Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799


Phone:  684-633-4456

Fax:  684-633-5944


Air / Army National Guard


  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Have a minimum score of 920 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT
  • Complete the ROTC Basic Course requirements or Basic Training
  • Be medically and morally qualified

Click for information

Alaska State Loans & Grants

Various contact information

Alu Like Inc.

AmeriCorps Project Service Award


  • U.S. citizens, national, or lawful permanent residents
  • 17 or older, and high school graduates


Tuition & books assistance for Spring, Fall, & Summer semesters

Address: ALU LIKE, 32 Kinoole Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Phone: (808)961-2625

American Association of Univeristy Women

Hilo Branch Scholarship

Deadline: April 1


  • Applicant must be a woman graduate of a Big Island High School, or a female student at UH Hilo with resident status.
  • She must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree or a post baccalaureate degree/certificate at UH Hilo and must be at least a junior at the University of Hawaii at Hilo at the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship is sought.
  • She must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and be taking a full course load (12 credits or more).
  • She must demonstrate financial need.

Contact: Cynthia Phillips,

Ruth E. Black Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 1


  • Be a female living in Hawaii
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Show evidence of having completed 2 semesters of University/College level of study
  • Be an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the State of Hawaii.
  • Provide evidence of excellence in academic work
  • Demonstrate leadership in community/school activities
  • Have financial need for a scholarship

Address: American Association of University Women, Honolulu Branch, 1802 Keeaumoku St, Honolulu, HI 96822; PH: 537-4702 (Toni)

American Business Women's Association (ABWA)

Na Wahine Holomua Chapter

Na Kilohana O Wahine Chapter

Deadline: March 15 (scholarship availability dependant on their annual fundraising effort)


  • Full-time students of an accredited 4-year institution
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • US citizen & Hawaii resident
  • Community service


  • Completed application form
  • Personal Essay
  • letters of recommendation.

Address: Lydia Kinoshita, 45-841 Kupohu St, Kaneohe HI 96744


Onipaʻa Chapter


American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1


  • African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or community college
  • high academic achievers in chemistry or science (GPA 3.0 or better).
  • able to demonstrate evidence of financial need according to FAFSA form.
  • a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and plannning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.

Address: American Chemical Society; ACS Scholars Program, Department of Diversity programs, 1155 16th Streetm NW, Washington, DC 20036.


Associated Chinese University Women Scholarship

Deadline: March 11


•Full-time undergraduate students of accredited American universities and four-
year colleges
•Applicants must be of Chinese or part-Chinese ancestry
•Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents and also residents of the
State of Hawaii
•The awards shall be made on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial
need, character, extra-curricular activities and school and/or community service
•Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5
•A personal interview may be requested

Address: ACUW Scholarship Committee

c/o Ms. Cora Haberman

1109 Davenport Street #2

Honolulu, HI 96822

American Dietetic Association Foundation

Deadline: April 30


  1. Be an ADA member
  2. US citizen

Note: Different criteria per program--Graduate, Internship, Baccalaureate

Address: Accreditation, Education Programs, and Student Operations, American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606


American Geological Institute (AGI)

Minority Geoscience Scholarships

Deadline: March 15


  1. For Geoscience majors (Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, Planetary Geology, and Earth Science Education)
  2. Full time students
  3. Be an Ethnic Minority
  4. Be a US citizen


American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)

1) AISES Google Scholarship

Deadline: February 15

2) Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 15

3) AISES Intel Scholarship

Deadline: June 15

4) A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 15


For more information regarding the AISES scholarship program, contact:
Liz Encinias
AISES Program Officer
Phone: 505-765-1052 x107


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students

Deadline: June 1

Undergrad Eligibility:

  • A declared accounting major with an overall and accounting GPA of at least 3.0,
  • minority student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours or equivalent college work, including at least six sem hours in accounting
  • enrolled as full-time undergrad student (12 sem hours) at a four-year or upper division institutiuon.

Graduate Eligibility:

minority graduate student who is in a five year accounting program or who was an undergraduate accounting major and is presently accepted in a masters-level accounting, business administration, finance or taxation program, or who had any undergraduate major and is presently accepted in a masters-level accounting program

enrolled as full time student (nine semester hours or equivalent).


American Legion Auxiliary National President’s Scholarship

Deadline: March 1


  • Daughters, step-daughters, sons, or step-sons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates
    • April 6, 1917 through November 11,1918
    • December 7, 1941 through December 31,1946
    • June 25,1950 through January 31,1955
    • February 28, 1961 through May 7, 1975
    • August 24, 1982 through July 31,1984
    • December 20, 1989 through January 31,1990
    • August 2, 1990 to the date of cession of hostilities
  • Seniors in High School
  • Complete 50 hours of volunteer service

Address: American Legion Post 3 Hilo, Unit President, PO Box 892, Hilo, HI 96721


Armenian Students’ Association of America,Iinc.

Deadline: March 15


-must be of Armenian descent

-full-time students in a university

-US citizen or study VISA

-Address: 333 Atlantic Avenue

Warwick, RI 02888


Phone: 401-461-6114

Arthur Jackman Scholarship Fund

Deadline: February 17, 2012


  • A candidate for this scholarship must be a resident of Hawaii Island and must plan to attend a licensed or accredited technical or vocational educational school or technical or vocational educational program within an accredited community college. Candidates must also demonstrate financial need.

Address: Hawai'i Community Foundation 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1300, Honolulu, HI 96813

Questions: Questions can be directed to Diane Chadwick or Julie Tulang at the Hawai'i Island Office of Hawai'i Community Foundation. Phone Number: 885-2174

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

Deadline for 2013-2014 Scholarship Applications: January 11, 2013 at 11:59pm EST

Various scholarship programs.

For more information, please contact us at or 1-877-274-4677 x104


Asian Pacific Islander Organization (APIO)

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Scholarship

Deadline: March 31


  • major in natural resources conservation, agriculture, computer science, or engineering
  • Admitted or enrolled in a university
  • US citizen

Address: 3422 W. Hammer Ln, Suite A

Stockton, CA 95219



Association on American Indian Affairs

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships

Assorted Programs: information available on website by the end of February.