The Hawai‘i Promise Scholarship

Awarded By:

Hawaii Department of Education

Number of Awards & Eligibility:
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Must be a State of Hawai‘i resident or qualify for exempt status that pays in-state tuition.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Hawai‘i Promise Scholarship is a need-based award intended to be applied toward the unmet need of qualified students enrolled at any community college campus of the University of Hawai‘i.

Application requirements for the The Hawai‘i Promise Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • FAFSA
  • Application form
Additional Information: Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Must be a State of Hawai‘i resident or qualify for exempt status that pays in-state tuition. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester within the UH System and at least 1 credit at home institution. Must be degree-seeking in a financial aid eligible program. Must not possess a bachelor's degree. Must be meeting Hawai‘i CC's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy. Must accept all federal and state grants, scholarships, and any other funding sources that do not require repayment. Hawai'i Promise awards will be adjusted if unmet need changes.

Award Amount:   The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Awards are contingent upon funding and amounts are determined by the individual students’ FAFSA information. Recipients are selected based on the following criteria combined with the use of a selecting algorithm.
About Hawaii Department of Education:
Contact Information: Dr. Steve Shiraki, Administrator, Student Support Section
Address: Department of Education, OCISS, SSSB, Student Support Section, Attn: Dr. Steve Shiraki 641 18th Ave., Room V-201 Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

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