International Undergraduate Student Scholarship (IUSS)

For complete information on this award, please read the Terms of Award.

Purpose: The International Undergraduate Student Scholarship encourages the recruitment and retention of high-achieving international undergraduate degree-seeking students at UH Manoa and serves the strategic and diversity goals of the university.

Award: $10,000 per academic year ($5,000 per semester, fall and spring), renewable based on continuing eligibility. Applied directly toward UH Manoa tuition and fees only. Cannot be applied to enrollment in other UH campus courses. No cash awards.

Eligibility: Open to new and continuing UH MANOA UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS who hold or will hold F-1 or J-1 visa status during the award period. See table:

Student Classification Cumulative GPA Required
Visa Status
Continuing or Transfer Students 3.0 F-1 or J-1 student
Freshman Students 3.0, or "high" SAT or ACT score F-1 or J-1 student

***New transfer/freshmen must submit an admission application to UHM prior to applying for this scholarship. Second bachelor's degree applicants and non-degree students (for example, students from other schools here on exchange programs) are NOT eligible.


Online Application OPEN for Academic Year 2018-19

Terms of Award

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Notifications: about March 1, 2018