For more than a century, the University of Hawaiʻi has worked hard to make higher education accessible to all. Whether through one of the seven community college campuses or one of the three four-year campuses, UH is expanding its efforts to attract the most promising students, regardless of their financial circumstances.
As college costs continue to rise, the amount of private support for students must as well. Gifts to scholarships and student aid help us to retain our best and brightest and to provide access to a life-changing higher education experience for our students.
Dr. Anthony Otsuka, a faculty member from the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is honoring his own heritage in Hawai‘i as well as helping students with a scholarship.
Because UH Mānoa had been so important to James, Elizabeth decided a scholarship in his name and for his interest areas was most appropriate. The James M. McCutcheon Memorial Endowed Scholarship awards scholarships to first year Master’s students in American history and American Studies.
Pacific Links Hawai‘i Foundation supports Leeward O‘ahu students by funding scholarships and innovative programs.
Dr. Earl Bakken’s Lau Hawai‘i Fund encourages Native Hawaiian students to pursue medical careers and addresses physician shortages on Hawaiʻi Island.
Wo scholarships at JABSOM encourage student achievement and open doors for students who need financial support.
Nicole Kiana Oka shares her deep gratitude for receiving a Regents Scholarship at UH Mānoa in her remarks from an event honoring Sen. Daniel Akaka.
25 college-bound graduates from Hawaii Island’s Kea‘au High School lived for six weeks on the UH Hilo campus. The experience was life-changing.
When they lost their talented 23-year-old son Matt, Vince and Annette Smith established an art scholarship to help art students and honor Matt’s legacy of creativity.
The Heléne Hilyer Hale "Citizen of the World" scholarship comes with the hope and expectation that the recipients will follow in her footsteps to make a difference in their communities, bring an international perspective, work for peace and justice, and spread the spirit of aloha.
Kamehameha Schools is partnering with UH to fuel students’ study of Hawaiian plants and support the innovative Kupa-‘Āina residential program.
Regents Scholarships are keeping 20 top local high school students at UH. And, donors to the Akaka Regents Scholarship are helping more students succeed.
“It was a very emotional moment when I found out that I was awarded the scholarship; something in me changed.” —Brunilda DeLeon