Chancellor's Scholarship Application Instructions and Eligibility

The Chancellor Scholarship is a prestigious award created for graduates from Hawaiʻi High Schools that covers four years of tuition.

Application Deadline

Apply by March 1st.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted by UH Hilo
  • Graduating from a HawaiÊ»i high school
  • Bona fide resident of HawaiÊ»i
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • 1280 SAT (EBRW+ Math) or a composite score of 27 on the ACT
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or community service


Chancellor’s Scholars will be expected to:

  • Maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA.
  • Earn 30 credits per year.
  • Enroll as a full-time student.
  • Take a specified course in the Fall and Spring semester as a cohort
  • Participate in leadership activities and/or community service with other Chancellor’s Scholars.
  • Maintain continuous enrollment.
  • Scholars are encouraged to participate in UH Hilo's National Student Exchange or Study Abroad programs during their second or third year in college.

Application Requirements

All of the above must be received by March 1.

Application Submission

UH Hilo Admissions Office
200 W. Kāwili St.
Hilo, HI 96720