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Scholarship Program

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Applications for Our 2022 Hawaii State FCU Scholarship Program will be accepted November 15, 2021 through January 31, 2022.

Since 1996, Hawaii State FCU has awarded nearly $900,000 to some of Hawaii’s best and brightest students to support their efforts to pursue a higher education.

The Application Process

Once again, the Hawaii Community Foundation has been selected to administer the Hawaii State FCU Scholarship Program. Interested applicants may apply directly through Hawaii Community Foundation’s website.

Please see below for information on eligibility requirements and how to apply.

A graphic containing the words, Twenty Lucky Recipients will Each be Awarded $5,000 Scholarships!, in black text sitting within a light gray band behind it.

Eligibility and Requirements for Application Submission


•  Open to Hawaii State FCU members and their dependents

•  Must attend a fully accredited university, college or trade/vocational school in the 2022-2023 school year

•  Must demonstrate financial need

•  Must attend as a full-time student (as determined by your school’s financial aid office)

•  May apply as an Undergraduate or Graduate degree-seeking student

•  Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

Required Materials

•  Personal Statements and Award Impact Statement

•  Official Transcripts and Cumulative GPA

•  2022-2023 Student Aid Report (SAR)

•  List of Achievements and Community Service

•  Letters of Recommendation (optional)

How to Apply:

To apply, log into the Scholarship Manager via the Hawaii Community Foundation website to begin your 2022-2023 Common Application.

Important: In order to be considered for the Hawaii State FCU Scholarship, you must indicate that you are a Hawaii State FCU member in the “Affiliation Questions” section of the Common Application. If you are a dependent of a member, please include the member’s name and your relation to the member in the “Details” field.

Apply Now!


Complete and submit your application and all supporting materials by January 31, 2022 at 4 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time.

For more details and a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please visit the Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship page.

Call the Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarship Hotline: (808) 566-5570

Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) is the third-largest scholarship provider in the state with over $4.5 million available for scholarships and over 200 individual scholarship funds. By completing Hawaii Community Foundation’s online Common Application, its software will automatically search for all scholarships that a student may be eligible for.

HI Now Features a Previous Scholarship Recipient

See how Brandon Veles is now achieving his dreams!

Congratulations to Our 2021 Recipients!

We’re happy to announce our 2021 recipients, who each received a $5,000 scholarship.

  • Photo of Kobey Arai
    Kobey Arai
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
  • Photo of Seth Arakawa
    Seth Arakawa
    Oregon State University
  • Photo of Logan Brown
    Logan Brown
    University of San Francisco
  • Photo of Cierralyn Cabral
    Cierralyn Cabral
    University of Hawaii - Hilo
  • Photo of Irelyn Carba
    Irelyn Carba
    University of Nevada - Las Vegas
  • Photo of Donlin Nalehua O Puna
    Nalehua O Puna Donlin
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
  • Photo of Jailynn Hale
    Jailynn Hale
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of Gabriella Johnson
    Gabriella Johnson
    University of Hawaii – West Oahu
  • Photo of Keahi Kahui
    Keahi Kahui
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
  • Photo of Sheri Komori
    Sheri Komori
    Pacific University
  • Photo of Deonna Lee Loy
    Deonna Lee Loy
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of Skylar Lee-Stefanov
    Skylar Lee-Stefanov
    University of California - Irvine
  • Photo of Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa
    Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa
    University of Washington
  • Photo of Kamehalani Ortiz
    Kamehalani Ortiz
    University of Hawaii – West Oahu
  • Photo of Malulani Paiste
    Malulani Paiste
    University of Hawaii - Manoa
  • Photo of Kristin Paleka
    Kristin Paleka
    Grand Canyon University
  • Photo of Alexis Pasion
    Alexis Pasion
    Hawaii Pacific University
  • Photo of Madisyn Polendey
    Madisyn Polendey
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of Trixie Rosal
    Trixie Rosal
    Ohlone Community College
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Tatiana Soon
    Tatiana Soon
    Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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