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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted by UH Hilo
  • Graduating from a Hawaiʻi high school
  • Entering as First-Time Freshman
  • Bona fide resident of Hawaiʻi
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Personal Essay
  • 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 1st 2024.