Student Affairs

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Honolulu, HI 96822-2399

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Regents and Presidential Scholarships

The UH Board of Regents established the Regents and Presidential Scholarships to support students with a record of outstanding academic achievement.

Regents Scholars receive a full tuition waiver for four years of undergraduate study, and Presidential Scholars receive a full tuition waiver for two years of undergraduate study. All scholars receive $4,000 a year and a one-time travel grant of $2,000.

Regents Scholarships are awarded to 20 outstanding freshmen who receive an SAT total score of at least 1340 or ACT combined score of at least 29, maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in academic subjects in high school, and whose extracurricular achievements are shown to be remarkable.

Presidential Scholarships are awarded to 10 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.

Apply for a Scholarship

For scholarship application information, please visit:

UH Manoa
UH Hilo
UH West O‘ahu

The Regents and Presidential Scholarships are administered by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UH Hilo, UH Manoa and UH West O‘ahu in cooperation with the UH System Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

List of recipients from 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

2018 Scholars

Regents Scholars

Name and high school

Jolie Ching, Kaiser
Yejean Chung, Moanalua
Haylee Fujioka, Roosevelt
Priscilla Hsu, Kalani
Abigail Jones, Campbell
Tabatha Knudson, Kaiser
Isabella Kotsol, Kapaa
Emma Lake, Mililani
Sarah Loving, Home School
Geetika Patwardhan, Hanalani
Daniel John Quiamas, Waipahu
Jade Spallina, Sacred Hearts Academy
Jeanette Tajiri, Waiakea
Ryder Tanaka, Kalani
Jenna Tsuzaki, Kalani
Cameron Woods, Kalani
Anya Wu, Iolani
Justin Yee, Moanalua
Lino Yoshikawa, Maui
Theodora You, Kalaheo


Presidential Scholars

Name and campus last attended

Edriene Caraang, UH Manoa
Annalise Halverson, UH Manoa
Justin Ho, UH Manoa
Paul Hutchinson, UH Manoa
Sue Anne Juskowich, Kapi‘olani CC
Michelle Park, UH Manoa
Regina Ponce, Leeward CC
Jasmine Irene Rodriguez, Honolulu CC
Maximillian Soares Miehlstein, Kapi‘olani CC
Zoe Whitney, UH Hilo