The University of Hawaiʻi offers a variety of scholarship opportunities and grants to regular students attending any of the ten UH campuses. UH, as a whole, awards more than $37 million in scholarship assistance.

Scholarship programs are need-based and/or determined by academic achievement, chosen major, geography or other criteria.

  • UH COE Graduate Tuition & Scholarships

    Scholarship applications are accepted once per year. Typically, the award amount is about $2,000 per student for the academic year. This link contains a sampling of some of the scholarships offered to College of Education students.

  • UH General Scholarship List

    This scholarship list compiled by UH Financial Aid Services contains a variety of different types of scholarships including local, national, and UH specific scholarships.

  • STAR Scholarships

    A list of scholarships that is only accessible to students with a valid UH ID number (you must be admitted as a UH student prior to looking for scholarships on this site).

  • University of Hawaii System Common Scholarship

    You can apply annually for several of UH‘s generous scholarships at by completing a single application. This application is used for students interested in applying for:

    • Campus-specific scholarships (excluding UH Mānoa scholarships administered by the department or the UH Mānoa Financial Aid Office)
    • UH Community Colleges Scholarships (available through the Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges)
    • UH System Scholarships (Awarded by the UH System Financial Aid Office)
    • UH Mānoa New Warrior Scholarships (e.g. Chancellor’s, Regents, Presidential, Mānoa Excellence, and Mānoa International Excellence Scholarships) – only for incoming undergraduate students
  • Graduate Division Achievement Scholarships

    A limited number of merit-based Graduate Division Achievement Scholarships are available to qualified graduate students at UHM. To be eligible, a student must be a degree-seeking student in a master’s or doctoral program and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Students apply through their graduate programs. Awards are competitive.

  • Fellowships & Scholarships

    This list of fellowships and scholarships is intended for the use of current graduate students at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa who are seeking financial assistance. These are national and international competitions for which you are encouraged to apply if you meet the eligibility requirements.

  • East-West Center Fellowships & Scholarships

    This list of fellowships and scholarships is intended for the use of current graduate students at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa who are seeking financial assistance. These are national and international competitions for which you are encouraged to apply if you meet the eligibility requirements.