University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholars receive a full-time, 12 credit per semester tuition waiver for two years of undergraduate study.  All scholars receive $4,000 a year (stipend) and a one-time travel grant of $2,000.  Presidential Scholarships are awarded to approximately 8 bona fide Hawai‘i resident college juniors who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7 for all college level work, a record of sustained progress in academic courses, and evidence of superior academic achievement or creative endeavor.

Requirements

  • Students meeting the following requirements are eligible to apply.
  • Apply for admissions as a classified full-time junior to UH Mānoa.
    • Must be a junior by the end of the Spring semester. Spring credits may be counted toward credits earned.  Spring grades will be reviewed once the semester has ended.  
  • Bona fide resident of Hawai‘i
  • A cumulative 3.7 college work grade point average
  • Evidence of superior academic achievement or creative endeavor.
  • Preference will be given to incoming Juniors transferring from a University of Hawaii Community College to UH Manoa

Application Process for the Presidential Scholarship:


UH System Common Scholarship Application & UHM NWS section must be completed by January 15, 2019.

  • Must meet Presidential Scholarship requirements listed above
  • Apply for admissions as a classified full-time junior to UH Mānoa.
  • UH System Common Scholarship Application
  • New Warrior Scholarship section of application
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official Non-UH System College Transcript(s) (if any).
    • Official college transcript(s) are required only for any/all non-University of Hawaii System colleges previously or currently attending.  Transcripts for any University of Hawaii system schools will not be needed.

APPLY HERE Starting October 1, 2018

Application Deadline: January 15, 2019