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College Scholarships in Alaska and Hawaii

College Scholarships in Hawaii and Alaska

College Scholarships for Residents of Alaska and Hawaii

Though Alaska and Hawaii are miles apart in climate, culture and geography, they’re both unique and exciting. Here are some of the exciting scholarships available in both Alaska and Hawaii.

AlaskAdvantage® Education Grant

Awards $500 – $4,000 (multiple, renewable awards)

Who’s Eligible: For Alaska students, who have lived in the state for a minimum of 365 days, can demonstrate financial need and who are attending qualifying post secondary educational institutions in Alaska.

Deadline: September 15th, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Alaska Engineering Education Foundation (AEEF) Scholarship

Awards $500 – $4,000

Who’s Eligible: For high school seniors who wish to pursue a degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program. Scholarships are funded by the local engineering societies and awarded statewide and at the regional level in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and the Mat-Su Borough.

Deadline: The 2021 Scholarship hasn’t been announced, but the deadline is typically in January. Please check back.

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Alaska Performance Scholarships

Awards vary $2,378 – $4,755 multiple, renewable awards

Who’s Eligible: For Alaska high school students who are pursing an Alaska postsecondary education. There are two types of  Alaska Performance Scholarships (APS), the Collegiate Award and the Career and Technical Education Award.

Deadline: The 2021 Scholarship hasn’t been announced, but the deadline is typically in June. Please check back.

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Alaska Space Grant Program

Awards varies

Who’s Eligible: For students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) or STEM education fields who are attending, or planning to attend Alaska institutions of higher education.

Deadline: September 15th, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation (Hawaii)

Awards up to $20,000 (multiple awards)

Who’s Eligible: For students from Hawaii working toward a career in Business. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: February 22, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships

Awards $2,500 (multiple awards)

Who’s Eligible: This foundation offers many different scholarships. Most are for residents of the State of Hawaii who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university as either an undergraduate or graduate student

Deadline: January 31st

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) Teacher Scholarship

Awards $2,000 (two awards)

Who’s Eligible: For two student teachers intending to teach in the Hawaii State Department of Education who are enrolled in a State Approved Teacher Education Program as a full-time undergraduate or post baccalaureate candidate in any state-approved or nationally accredited institution of higher learning or enrolled in a Hawaii SATE alternative licensure program in the academic year the scholarship is offered.

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

OHA Native Hawaiian Scholarships

Awards vary (multiple awards)

Who’s Eligible: For Native Hawaiians who plan want to pursue vocational certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees; and to provide wrap-around services for non-traditional Native Hawaiian students in order to help them complete a post-secondary degree or vocational education.

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarship

Awards up to $2,500 (multiple, renewable awards)

Who’s Eligible: For students who are enrolled in, or applying for, an accredited undergraduate, graduate or doctoral academic degree program in project management or a related field benefitting from project management. Members of the PMI Alaska Chapter who are residents of Alaska attending, or planning to attend, an accredited college or university program anywhere receive first priority. Students residing in Alaska who attending, or planning to attend, an accredited college or university program anywhere will receive second priority.

Deadline: May 1st

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

The R.W. “Bob” Holden Scholarship (Hawaii)

Awards vary

Who’s Eligible: For students who are U.S. citizens and Hawaii residents, enrolled as full-time juniors or senior sat a U.S. accredited university/college majoring in hotel management. Minimum GPA 3.0

Deadline: June 30, 2021

Website: For more information and to apply for this program, click here.

 

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