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Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Higher Education Scholarship

Deadline: Application will open November 15, 2016 and close January 31, 2017.

Administered through the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation.

Requirements:

  • Be of Hawaiian ancestry and be verified
  • Be a Hawaiʻi resident or resident of the continental United States
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college
  • Be a classified undergraduate or graduate student
  • Have a 2.0 or higher grade point average for undergraduates or 3.0 or higher for graduate students

Phone: (808) 537-6333

Apply: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Higher Education Scholarship website

Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Scholarship

Deadline: May 1

Administered through the Liko Aʻe Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program with preference given to non-traditional students.

Requirements:

  • Be of Hawaiian ancestry and be verified
  • Be a Hawaiʻi resident or resident of the continental United States
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited two or four-year college OR accredited vocational education training program, as an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Demonstrate academic achievement of at least a 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) and 3.0 GPA (graduate)
  • Remain in good academic standing

Phone: (808) 984-3630

To be eligible for these the OHA Higher Education Scholarship and the OHA Scholarship, you must be registered with OHA's Hawaiian Registry Program. Go to OHA Scholarship website to obtain an application form.

Osher Reentry Scholarship Application

Purpose: The purpose of the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program is to provide scholarships for tuition costs to “reentry” students. “Reentry” students are individuals approximately between the ages of 25-50 whose collegiate studies were interrupted (for at least 5 years) by circumstances beyond their control and who are resuming their university studies.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a first bachelor’s degree (students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree are not eligible) in any field of study)
  • Approximately 25-50 years old
  • Must have previously enrolled in a post-secondary institution
  • Must also have experienced a gap of at least 5 years in their college education
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • If you have a question or are unsure about your eligibility, contact the Minority Access and Achievement Program at (808) 974-7451 or the Financial Aid Office at (808) 974-7323

Amount of Scholarship: The maximum amount of the scholarship is normally $2,000 per year.

Application: Osher Reentry Scholarship Application (PDF)

Office of Academic and Student Affairs

Scholarship Sources

Deadline: May 15

Eligibility: Many scholarships available. One application applies for multiple scholarships

Address:
CTAHR Academic and Student Affairs Office
3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 210
Honolulu, HI 96822

Award: Differs between scholarships.


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