Scholarship ʻAha 2020: UH System Scholarships

University of Hawaii System

UH System Common Scholarship Application

A large portion of the scholarships available through this application are funded by UH Foundation donors. However, there are other small system and campus scholarships that utilize this application. Students are encouraged to apply annually.
The UH System Common Scholarship Application is generally made up of the following components:
  • Personal Statement
  • Community Service & Other Optional Essays
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Campus specific questions and requirements

Important Dates:

  • Application opens:
  • Application deadline: Mar. 1, 2021 at 4 p.m.


The UH System scholarships are open to any student seeking a degree at any of the ten UH campuses. Some scholarships can also be applied to certificate programs, however, all system scholarships require the student to be enrolled in at least half-time (6 credits for undergraduate students) unless noted otherwise. Eligibility requirements for campus-based scholarships vary.



Learn more about our other scholarship partners:

Alu Like Hana Lima Scholarship

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation

Kamehameha Schools

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship

Pauahi Foundation


Additional Resources:

FAFSA Line-by-Line Guide



Maui, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi

Oʻahu (coming soon)


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