Scholarship Program

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We are accepting applications for our 2019 Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program from now until March 31, 2019.

Twenty Lucky Recipients will be Awarded $2,000 Scholarships!

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Eligibility and Requirements

All Hawaii State FCU members and their dependents planning to attend a fully accredited university, college or trade/vocational school in the 2019-20 school year are eligible.

Categories of Eligibility

Applications are Separated into Five Categories:

•  Incoming Freshmen

•  Returning College Undergraduates

•  Returning Adults

•  Graduate School Students

•  Community College/Trade/Vocational School Students

Submittal Requirements

A Volunteer Scholarship Selection Committee will Judge Applications Based Off the Following:

•  Personal Essay (tell us about yourself, minimum 350 word count)

•  2 Letters of Recommendation

•  Official Transcripts

•  Student Aid Report (must include EFC number)

•  List of Achievements & Community Service

For more information, please contact Jennifer Russo in the Marketing Department at (808) 447-7044 or [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

•  Personal Essay (tell us about yourself, minimum 350 word count)
•  2 Letters of Recommendation
•  Official Transcripts
•  Student Aid Report (must include EFC number)
•  List of Achievements & Community Service

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Applications for the 2019 Hawaii State FCU Lowell Kalapa Scholarship program will become available on January 1, 2019. Applicants must apply online at

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Applications and required attachments will be accepted from January 1, 2019, and must be received by 11:59 p.m. HST March 31, 2019.

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As long as you are a member of Hawaii State FCU by the time you apply, you will be eligible to apply and be considered for Hawaii State FCU’s 2019 Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program. The children and spouse of Hawaii State FCU members who have active Hawaii State FCU accounts (checking or savings) are also eligible to apply for the Hawaii State FCU Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program, and are NOT required to be members of Hawaii State FCU, themselves.

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HI Now Features a 2018 Scholarship Recipient

See how Brandon Veles is now achieving his dreams!

Congratulations to Our 2018 Recipients

Since 1996, the Hawaii State FCU Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program has awarded more than $600,000 to some of Hawaii’s best and brightest students. We’re happy to announce our 2018 recipients, who each received a $2,000 scholarship.

  • Aaron Lieu
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Alana Nuuanu
    Alana Nuuanu
    University of Hawaii at West Oahu
  • Allyson Kuwana
    Allyson Kuwana
    University of San Francisco
  • Brandon Veles
    Brandon Veles
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Bryson Shishido
    Bryson Shishido
    California Polytechnic State University
  • Caylee Honda
    Caylee Honda
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Chasyn Aipoalani
    Chasyn Aipoalani
    University of Portland
  • Christina Pedro
    Christina Pedro
    Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Ciara Welch
    Ciara Welch
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Dana Morita
    Dana Morita
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Devan Iyomasa
    Devan Iyomasa
    Gonzaga University
  • Dylan De Pretto
    Dylan De Pretto
    Kapiolani Community College
  • Elijah Bernardo Flores
    Elijah Bernardo-Flores
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Leanne Dunn
    Leanne Dunn
    University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Noah Cosson
    Noah Cosson
    Santa Clara University
  • Seika Matsuda
    Seika Matsuda
    Kapiolani Community College
  • Tara Correa
    Tara Correa
    Honolulu Community College
  • Tiare Kaopua
    Tiare Kaopua
    University of Southern California
  • Titus Kaleikini
    Titus Kaleikini
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Wendy Naruse
    Wendy Naruse
    Leeward Community College

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