New Warrior Scholarships

About the New Warrior Scholarships (NWS)

New Warrior Scholarships are scholarships created with the New Warrior in mind, comprised of:

  • Regents
  • Provost Achievement (formerly Chancellor's)
  • Mānoa Excellence
  • Mānoa International Excellence
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNT RESIDENCY
STATUS
APPLICANT GRADE
POINT
AVERAGE
SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION
DEADLINE
Regents
Scholarship
Full tuition
(for 4 years)
+
$4,000/year
stipend
+
$2,000 one-time travel grant
Hawai'i Resident Freshman
(2022 high school graduate)
3.8 January 24
Provost Achievement
Scholarship
$10,000/year
(for 4 years)
Hawai'i Resident Freshman
(2022 high school graduate)
3.8 January 24
Mānoa Excellence
Scholarship
~$22,032/year
(for 4 years)
(U.S. Non-resident)
Non-Resident
(including WUE)
Freshman
(2022 high school graduate)
3.8 January 24
~$5,652/year
(for 4 years)
(WUE)
Mānoa International
Excellence Scholarship
~$22,032/year
(for 4 years)
International
Non-Resident
Freshman
(2022 high school graduate)
3.8 January 24

 

New Warrior Scholarship Application Checklist

Item

Deadline

1. Get Accepted by UH Mānoa and Have Your UH ID Number

UH ID numbers are provided to students in their admissions acceptance letters.

Admissions decisions take approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of application submission. To be eligible for the New Warrior Scholarships, you must submit a fully completed Admissions Application (including all self-reported fields, attaching high school/college transcripts, and etc.), along with an Admissions Application Fee by December 15.

Note, students with an incomplete Admissions Application may be ineligible to apply for these scholarships.

Must be accepted with UH ID number by January 24, 2022

2. Submit a UH Mānoa New Warrior Scholarship Application

Students without an acceptance and UH ID number prior to this date are ineligible to apply for the New Warrior Scholarships

New Warrior Scholarship Applications are submitted in the Scholarship Application Portal.

January 24, 2022 (11:59 pm HST)

3. Attach and Submit Transcript(s)

Unofficial or official transcripts are attached and submitted in the Scholarship Application Portal.

January 24, 2022 (11:59 pm HST)

4. Write NWS Essay

Essays (600 words maximum) are written and submitted directly in the Scholarship Application Portal.

Question
Describe why studying at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa will help you to address the pressing problems and needs facing society today?

Inspirational Quote
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

Helpful Pointers
You are invited to think outside of the box, and to be creative, while demonstrating and communicating a good grasp of the topic, critical thinking, and clarity. Showcase who you are, and your specific passions and interests.

January 24, 2022 (11:59 pm HST)

5. Check on your Letter(s) of Recommendation

Students are encouraged to double-check with their recommenders to ensure Letter(s) of Recommendation are submitted prior to the deadline.

Recommender(s) must attach and submit Letter(s) of Recommendation into the Scholarship Application Portal.

January 31, 2022 (11:59 pm HST)

6. Apply for RAPS

Students applying for the Regents Scholarship must also complete additional requirements indicated in the Regents and Presidential Scholarship (RAPS) website.

As indicated on the RAPS website

7. Apply for FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will help increase one’s chances for federal aid.

February 1, 2022 (11:59 pm HST)

Please note, incomplete or late applications are ineligible for an award. Please ensure that all steps are completed by the designated deadline.

Please refer to the New Warrior Scholarship FAQ for NWS policies & procedures.

Please contact the New Warrior Scholarship Committee at manoa.scholarships@hawaii.edu if you have any questions on your scholarship status.