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College Scholarships in Alaska and Hawaii

College Scholarships in Hawaii and Alaska

List of 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 with a financial need. Students must attend a qualifying post-secondary educational institution in Alaska.

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 working toward a degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program.

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

Alaska Performance Scholarships

Awards vary. Multiple renewable awards

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

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

Alaska Space Grant Program

Award 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.

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. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

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

Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships

Awards $6,200 (multiple awards)

Who’s Eligible: This foundation offers many different scholarships, many offered to those in Hawaii who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university as either an undergraduate or graduate student

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: Student teachers who want to work with the Hawaii State Department of Education. Students must be enrolled in a State Approved Teacher Education Program as full-time undergraduate or post-baccalaureate candidates in any state-approved or nationally accredited institution. Those enrolled in a Hawaii SATE alternative licensure program may also apply.

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

OHA Native Hawaiian Scholarships

Awards vary (multiple awards)

Who’s Eligible: Native Hawaiians seeking vocational certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, These scholarships offer non-traditional Native Hawaiian students help with a post-secondary degree or vocational education.

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 enrolled as full-time juniors or seniors at a U.S.-accredited university or college majoring in hotel management. Minimum GPA 3.0

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

Overall, military veterans in Alaska and Hawaii will benefit from the generous college scholarship funding available in the states. Different funding amounts are available depending on the college, the number of veterans attending, and the veteran’s major. Check back for the latest grants, scholarships and awards for military veterans, and we will continue to update our database to find the best funding opportunities for veterans.

 

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