Financial Aid Basics

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At the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, we are committed to providing a need-based financial aid award to degree-seeking admitted students to attend UHM.

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About Financial Aid

What is need-based financial aid? Learn about determining eligibility, the parent contribution and student responsibility.

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The Student Budget

How much does it cost to attend the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa?

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Types of Financial Aid

What are the different types of financial aid? Learn about scholarships, federal & state grants, student employment and loans.

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What is Federal Student Aid?

Learn about Federal student aid, the eligibility requirements and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).