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Scholarship Program

Hawaii State FCU Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program logo (a graphic combining a pencil with a graduation cap on it).

Applications for Our 2021 Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program will be accepted November 16, 2020 through February 1, 2021.

Since 1996, the Hawaii State FCU Lowell Kalapa Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $800,000 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 Lowell Kalapa 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

Eligibility

•  Open to Hawaii State FCU members and their dependents

•  Must attend a fully accredited university, college or trade/vocational school in the 2021-2022 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

•  2021-2022 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 2021-2022 Common Application.

 

Important: In order to be considered for the Lowell Kalapa 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!


Deadline:

Complete and submit your application and all supporting materials by February 1, 2021 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.

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Congratulations to Our 2020 Recipients!

We’re happy to announce our 2020 recipients, who each received a $5,000 scholarship.

  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Seth Arakawa
    Seth Arakawa
    University of Portland
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Logan Brown
    Logan Brown
    University of San Francisco
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Cierralyn Cabral
    Cierralyn Cabral
    University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Cheysen Cabuyadao-Sipe
    Cheysen Cabuyadao-Sipe
    Whitman College
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Candace Choe
    Candace Choe
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Keane Foster
    Keane Foster
    Northern Arizona University
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Taylor Gabriel-Remigio
    Taylor Gabriel-Remigio
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Jailynn Hale
    Jailynn Hale
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Gabriella Johnson
    Gabriella Johnson
    Kapiolani Community College
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Keahi Kahui
    Keahi Kahui
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Sheri Komori
    Sheri Komori
    Pacific University
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Skylar Lee-Stefanov
    Skylar Lee-Stefanov
    University of California - Irvine
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Aleeyah Lemons
    Aleeyah Lemons
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa
    Charlise Limjoco-Ragasa
    University of Washington
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Keith Nakamatsu
    Keith Nakamatsu
    A T Still University of Health Sciences
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Josiah Ohara
    Josiah Ohara
    Azusa Pacific University
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Trixie Rosal
    Trixie Rosal
    University of San Francisco
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Tatiana Soon
    Tatiana Soon
    Colorado State University - Fort Collins
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Kamryn Vinoray
    Kamryn Vinoray
    Johnson & Wales University - Providence
  • Photo of 2020 Scholarship Recipient, Chelsea Yin
    Chelsea Yin
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

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