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5 Best Scholarships for Hawaii Residents

Thursday, 09 Dec 2010 12:14 PM

Some of the best scholarship options for the residents of Hawaii include:

1. Lisa Akerni Kawai Memorial Scholarship:
This scholarship is strictly for natives of Hawaii. The amount of the scholarship varies from person to person depending upon their academic record. To receive this scholarship, one must hold a bachelors degree in PVM and should be attending Colorado State University full-time, in their first-to-third year of Veterinary Science. The applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and should be in financial need.

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2. Hoku Scholarship Fund:
The Hoku Scholarship fund is for those deserving candidates who are pursuing their undergraduate or graduate studies and are enrolled full-time at an accredited postsecondary institution. The candidates must be studying one of the following major subjects to be eligible for the scholarship: Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, or Computer Science. Those students who want to apply for this scholarship must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students are required to submit a personal statement with their application form.
3. Oahu Filipino Community Golf Scholarship Fund:
This is one of the popular scholarships among students who are residents of Hawaii. The candidates must be of Filipino ancestry and be enrolled full-time at an accredited postsecondary institution in Hawaii. The minimum eligibility to apply for this scholarship is a 3.5 GPA. The amount of the scholarship and the number of scholarships granted varies from year to year.
4. Pacific Islands Institute Scholarship:
The Pacific Islands Institute Scholarship is for the residents of Hawaii who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending Hawaii Pacific University. Recipients of this scholarship must have the intent to return to their native country and apply their knowledge within their respective communities. This is one of the most lucrative scholarships available with funding in the range of $8,650.
5. Makia & Ann Malo Scholarship:
This scholarship grant is for candidates who are residents of Hawaii and are in their second or third year of their graduate full-time studies at an accredited Law School. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, the students must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and participate in extracurricular activities and community service. The number of scholarships granted and the amount of the scholarship may vary each year.

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