Other Funding Sources

Other Student Grants at UH Manoa

  • Study Abroad Program. Contact Dr. Sarita Rai, Director, Study Abroad Center, Phone: (808) 956-5143, Email Dr. Sai at sarita@hawaii.edu.
  • Jonathan Y. Okamura scholarship for undergraduate students interested in Philippine studies or an aspect of Filipino/Filipino-American culture, three grants are currently available. Please contact SEED Office at their Email:seed@hawaii.edu. Application details are found here.
  • OMSS HUI Scholarship . Free 3-credit summer program for freshmen. Contact Office of Multicultural Student Services, University of Hawai’i, SSC Rm. 309, 2600 Campus Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, (808) 956-7348.
  • Justice Ben Menor Scholarship and Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawai’i Scholarship. Contact Office of Multicultural Student Services, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Student Services Center 309, 2600 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822; Email Clement Bautista, Director; Phone: (808) 956-7348; Fax: (808) 956-8442.
  • FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship). Contact: Fellowship Coordinator, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Phone: (808) 956-2210, or email chizuko@hawaii.edu.
  • Financial Aid Awards such as SEOG, ACG, SMART, TEACH, HSIG, including a Federal Work Study (FWS) for students with financial need to work and earn money while studying. Contact the Financial Aid Office, 2600 Campus Road, QLCSS Room 112, Honolulu, HI 96822. Phone: (808) 956-7251; Fax: (808) 956-3985.

For most scholarships offered at UH, contact the Office of Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED), University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 2600 Campus Road, Student Services Center Room 413, Honolulu, HI 96822; Phone: (808) 956-4642; Fax (808) 956-9240; Email:seed@hawaii.edu. SEED coordinates various programs, including those for Native Hawaiians, Filipinos and other ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education, and academically talented students as well as under-prepared and disadvantaged students.