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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 combined score of at least 1950 on all three sections of the test 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

  • Please contact the Admissions Office at UH Hilo, UH Manoa, or UH West O‘ahu for information on how to apply.

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 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

2014 Scholars

Regents Scholars

Name and high school

Malia Andrade Stout, Honoka‘a
Angusina Campbell, Hanalani
Maria Cashdollar, Sacred Hearts
Kimberly Chun, Kalani
Joslyn Hamada, Hawai‘i Baptist Academy
Emma Jordan, Wai‘anae
Luke Kimura, Baldwin
Jacquelin Kojima, Punahou
Ashley Laybon, Kamehameha Kapalama
Katie Lee, Sacred Hearts
Leah Miyasato, Moanalua
Aiko Murakami, Roosevelt
Lynn Nguyen, Punahou
Christina Rivers, ‘Iolani
Katelyn Saiki, Pearl City
Jonathan Teraoka, Mililani
Brenna Usher, Hilo
Cindy Vuong, Mid Pacific
Miranda Yip, ‘Iolani
Jeffrey Zheng, Kaiser

Presidential Scholars

Name and campus last attended

Christina Amundsen, UH Manoa
Zachary Cansler-Kipp, Leeward CC
Nicolyn Charlot, UH Manoa
Kaylie Chong, Maui College
Nicole Chong, UH Manoa
Kendra Fujioka, UH Hilo
Desiree Jale, Kapi‘olani CC
Bryson Nakatani, UH Manoa
Kelsie Sasabe, UH Manoa
Rebecca Weible, UH Manoa