Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Hawai'i Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately 331 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must graduate from a public high school in Hawaii.
  3. Must plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university.
  4. Must demonstrate academic achievement with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  5. Must be a resident of Hawaii.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. Must plan to enroll as a full-time student (12 credits per semester for undergraduate; 9 credits per semester for graduate).
  8. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate and graduate award.

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

Description: This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of and attended high school in Hawaii. Students must be planning to attend college on the U.S. mainland, and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Application requirements for the Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: All applicants must demonstrate financial need and good moral character. Recipients will be notified after the scholarship selection committees meet, which could be any time between May and August.

Award Amount: $1,384 annually, non-renewable. Students may reapply each year.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $458,104.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Online application forms are available on the Hawai'i Community Foundation website. The student should visit the provider's website for detailed instructions on how to complete the online application. In addition to the online application form, the student must submit the following supporting materials: the printed confirmation page that is generated after applying online; a typed, double-spaced personal statement of two to three pages answering the questions listed online; an official copy of his/her most recent transcript; and a copy of his/her SAR (Student Aid Report). The SAR is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. For this scholarship, the applicant must also submit an essay describing his/her commitment to world peace and how his/her learning experiences may lead to international understanding. A student will not be able to submit his/her application until all required supporting documents are electronically attached to the application. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. HST.
About Hawai'i Community Foundation:
Contact Information: -, Scholarship Department
Address: 1164 Bishop St. Suite 800 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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