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AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship

AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction-related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in Nursing, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or other programs focusing on treating mental health and substance abuse issues. Qualified applicants must be a High School graduate as of Summer 2018, planning to enroll full or part-time.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarships

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts in helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

American Association of University Women

Applicant must be a woman who is either a graduate of a Big Island high school or a student at UH Hilo with resident status; she must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree or post-baccalaureate degree/certificate program at the UH Hilo and must have at least a junior status at the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship is sought; she must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8 and be enrolled full-time; she must demonstrate financial need. For more information about the AAUW's scholarship program, click the link above.

American Military Veteran's Scholarship

This is an annual scholarship awarded to a current military veteran or honorably discharged veteran or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran. All applications for the scholarship must include the military veteran's, associated with the request for scholarship, DD-214 or if not available, a sworn affidavit attesting to the name, branch of service, years served and honorable discharge or current military enlistment of the veteran.

Associated Chinese University Women

The Associated Chinese University Women (ACUW) was founded in 1931 to "perpetuate Chines culture" thought its members and others who support education and charitable purposes in Hawai╩╗i; and to "promote, support and contribute to educational charitable services through organizations, events and activities."; ACUW scholarship applicants must be persons of Chinese ancestry or interested in Chinese culture; U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the State of Hawai╩╗i; must demonstrate high scholastic achievement, good character, involvement in school and/or community service and financial need.

Attorney Marketing Network Technology Scholarship

We would like to take this opportunity to reward a $1000 scholarship for outstanding academic achievement in science, mathematics, computer science or engineering. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria: be at least 18 years of age and enrolled at an accredited college or university in the U.S. as an undergraduate in good standing, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

Avalaunch Media Scholarship

Avalaunch Media is committed to supporting students in their educational pursuits and helping to develop the next generation of believers. Applicants must submit an essay (Maximum of 500 words) or video (Less than 2 minutes) on one of the following topic:"How have you created believers in yourelf and your story?".

B. Davis Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.

BooKoo Scholarship

To qualify you must attend an accredited college or university (or be a graduating high school senior) and submit a completed application.

Bowfin Memorial Scholarship

All members of the Hawai╩╗i submarine force community (active duty or retired), their family members, and family members of deceased submariners who reside in Hawai╩╗i, and who are attending an accredited college, university or vocational school are eligible.

"Business Plan" Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Have you written a business plan for a competition, class, or to further your own entrepreneurial ventures? If so, we invite you to apply for the Business Plan Scholarship from Fit Small Business.

COIT Carpet Cleaning

You must be enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university in the USA or Canada; international students attending a US or Canadian college are welcome to apply; you must be 18 or older to apply.

Common Form Finance or Accounting Scholarship

Common Form is offering a scholarship to a top finance or accounting student in the country. We are interested in helping those that help others, so in addition to academic excellence the ideal candidate has a passion for community service and a track record of volunteering. Eligible applicants must be a full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year or graduate program; be majoring in Finance, Accounting, or related field; have a GPA or 3.2 or above; have volunteered at a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization at least once in the past calendar year; and know the difference between a 1040EZ and a 1040 Long Form.

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Dolman Law Group Scholarship

The Dolman Law Group is ofering a $1,100 bi-annual scholarship to a current or prospective college student. Applicants must submit a 2-3 minute video on the choosen essay topic.

Dorrance Scholarship Program

Eligible applicants must be seniors in good standing who will graduate from an accredited Big Island high school; first-generation to attend college (neither parent holds a four-year degree); minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; verification of SAT or ACT test score; be admitted to UH Hilo; demonstrated financial need; reside on campus freshman and sophomore year; agree to participate in all aspects of the scholarship program; signed Dorrance Scholar Participation Agreement.

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship

Students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America; be a U.S. citizen or maintain legal residency within the United States; have achieved a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; must have applied for federal financial aid (FAFSA) in 2014. Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of JMX Brands, the company that owns DutchCrafters.

F.C. Tucker Scholarship

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States, employees and independent contractors or representatives of F.C. Tucker Company, Inc. or its related companies (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such person) are not eligible.

Flosum Scholarship

For 2015, Flosum is creating a new scholarship for students interested in pursuing a Salesforce Release Management career. A scholarship for $750 will be awarded to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in Salesforce Release Management or Application Lifecycle Management, with a demonstrated interest in the field of Salesforce.

Financial Futures Scholarship by is offering the Financial Futures Scholarship of $1,000 to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.

Headphones Encyclopedia Annual Scholarship Prgram is a new blog created to provide information about the best headphones on the market, the different types of headphones and review of the best headphones. is offering a $1,500 scholarship to students passionate about writing and spreading knowledge.

Hawai╩╗i Community Foundation

Recipients must be Hawai╩╗i residents; demonstrate financial need; attend an accredited 2-or 4-year college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student; be enrolled full-time; maintain a 2.7 GPA (unless otherwise stated).

Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

The Expert Institute is offering a $1,000 scholarship to student in medicine and the life sciences. Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or life sciences and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay.

Hilo Orchid Society Yasuji Takasaki Memorial Scholarship

One of the priorities of the Hilo Orchid Society is to extend the knowledge, production, use and appreciation of orchids. Scholarships will be awarded to one or more UH Hilo students with sophomore, junior or senior class standing who are studying Agriculture or Natural Sciences, with preference given to students who plan on a future in orchid culture. View application information.

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iSeeCars Future Entrpreneurs Scholarship is offering one $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. Recipients must be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college. Entering freshman, undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college can apply.

Kamehameha Schools

Recipients must be a Hawai╩╗i resident at the time of application submission; enrolled as a full-time student; be a classified, degree-seeking student at an accredited educational institution in the U.S. as recognized by KS; have financial need as demonstrated by a completed College Scholarship Services CSS/PROFILE online application and KS recognized cost of attendance of your school; meet maximum funding guidelines.

The Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship

This scholarship, sponsored by the Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, was established to honor the life and love of Rocky's Uncle Max and to award $2,500 to an undergraduate student enrolled full time in a 4-year public or private college or university majoring in either History or Education.

Mhelpdesk Scholarship

This contest is open those technology savvy students who are citizens or legal residents of the United States. Entrants must be enrolled as a high school senior, or a student enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate college program. The "mission" is to create a 60-second commercial that sells the Mhelpdesk product to those who need it.

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Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Fund was established to recognize students looking to advance their knowledge and career in science. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment with a declared major in a science related field. College Financial Aid for Soldiers, Veterans, and Their Families

Military branches and non-profits provide active duty service members, veterans, and their family members with ample funding opportunities for college. Funding and training for current personnel are usually designed to help you complete a certificate or degree program around your military schedule. Veterans have access to monthly school funding up to $1,500 per month and career development training. Spouses and children of service members and veterans are often eligible for tuition, educational supply assistance and child-care aid. Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minority Students

Historically, minority students have faced confounding factors leading to difficulties entering and finishing college. Disparities in wealth, health and parental education, among others, make it challenging to afford high cost tuition. A lack of higher education inhibits a student's ability to be competitive in the job market, lowering their chances of earning higher wages and moving into higher socioeconomic statuses. Fortunately, there are resources and scholarships designed specifically to help minority students earn degrees

Open Education Database (OEDb) PhD Scholarships

While Ph.D. scholarships are often more difficult to come by than undergraduate or graduate scholarship opportunities, they play a crucial role in helping doctoral students earn an advanced degree. Some schools offer stipends, pay living expenses, and promise work opportunities to Ph.D. candidates. However, the average doctoral student needs support by way of scholarships for doctoral students and grants to help pay for college. See the link above for more information about scholarships opportunities for doctoral students.

Orchid Care Scholarship offers an annual Orchid Care Scholarship to a qualified undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation or related field, with a focus on orchids. The purpose of the scholarship is to advance the study of orchids and orchid care.

Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Scholarship

To qualify an applicant must demonstrate financial need; plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student; have participated and intend to continue participating competitively in the sports of canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo or volleyball and have record of accomplishments; be a resident of Hawai╩╗i, minimum GPA of 3.0.

Pauahi Foundation

The Pauahi Foundation administers scholarships that have been created by private donors. The Foundation awards scholarships supporting college level areas of study, as well as trade and vocational courses. Many awards may be determined based on merit, while some are restricted for those students who demonstrate a financial need or for students applying from specific geographic regions.

Prime Medic Alert Scholarship

Emergency Medical Service personnel are not only essential in disaster management effort, but offer high quality monitoring services in a variety of emergency fields. EMTs and paramedics are the first to arrive at the scenes of a variety of medical emergencies and make quick life-saving decisions every time they respond to a call. This scholarship is open to applicants working towards a two-year or four-year degree.

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Sleep Sherpa Scholarship

The Sleep Sherpa is offering one $1,000 scholarshp to a student towards furthering their education and dreams. Applicants must create a short video that outlines how the applicant will use their education to make the world a better place.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Applicants must submit an essay on a selected topic; applicants must be either a recently graduated high school senior who will enroll as a freshman at a four year or two year college or university in the Fall of 2015 OR a student currently enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university; must have a GPA or 3.0 or higher; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

STEM Program

The "Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics", (S-STEM) is a new program at UH Hilo sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The S-STEM Program is designed to support academically talented and highly motivated students from economically disadvantaged families to complete STEM degrees in: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Natural Science or Physics. Download application (PDF).

Student Veterans of America

The mission of Student Veterans of America is to provide military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. Their vision is that all veterans will succeed in higher education, achieve their academic goals, and gain meaningful employment. Follow the link above to learn more about scholarship opportunities available through Student Veterans of America.

Sussle Scholarship

Sussle is about sharing interesting knowledge by topic. Eligible applicants must be high school seniors, or current full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university in the United States; must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents; not a Sussle Scholarship or other Sussle contest winner in the previous 12 months, or employees of Sussle or its affiliates.

Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship

Entrants just 'like' Education Portal on Facebook in order to be eligible to win. Entrants must be enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program and be at least 18 years old at the time of entry.

Varsity Tutors $1,000 Essay Scholarship

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Essays are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

Walker Morgan Scholarship 2018

Walker Morgan LLC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one indivudal whose life has been affected by injuryat person or family level. The scholarship will take into account academic achievements, achievements outside of school, and the written response to the question.

Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship

The Weisblatt Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship for individuals enrolled in a college or graduate program, or actively applying to attend to one such program in 2018. Applicants must submit a 750+ word essay.

Women's League of Central Union Church

The Women's League of Central Union Church announces the availability of the Kenneth O. and Doris A. Reqick Educational Aid Fund and the Ruth C. Scudder Scholarship. Both grants are awarded primarily based on character, scholarship, evidence of financial need, and community service and NOT on religious affiliation, as such. Application Forms and an Informational Fact Sheet are posted on the Central Union website.

Women in Engineering Scholarship

Women are still very much under-represented in STEM fields both in higher education and in industry. Tacuna Systems' goal is to help equip one female student overcome this gender gap by offering $1,000 toward her studies in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Zonta Club of Hilo

The Zonta Club of Hilo envisions our island community as a place where women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. Zonta Club of Hilo offers scholarships and grants to help women achieve their education goals.

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