|Scholarship||Reason||Amount||Residency Status||Class Standing||GPA||Deadline(s)||Application|
|International Undergraduate Student Scholarship||Academic Merit||$10,000/year (up to 4 years)||F1/J1 visa status||incoming or continuing||3.0||~mid-February|
see application for continuing; applications received after deadline will be wait-listed
New students to UHM do not have to submit an application. They will be automatically considered based on their admission application.
|See IUSS webpage for application|
|June Chun Naughton ISS Scholarship||(1) Promotion of cross-cultural understanding and/or (2) emergent financial hardship||Varies (~$1,000-3,000)||Any for 1st reason; only F1/J1 visa status for 2nd reason||2 semesters at UHM by award period||3.0||~mid-February|
|See Star Scholarships|
|Spring Forward Scholarship||Academic merit||Varies (~$1,000-3,000)||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||2.5 Undergrad; 3.0 Grad||varies|
|Dai Ho Chun Scholarship||Academic merit and/or financial hardship||Varies (~$1,000-3,000)||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||3.0||~mid-February|
see application (this covers Dai Ho Chun, ISS Academic Year, ISS Academic Year Internship, Summer Enrollment, and ISS Summer Internship Scholarships)
|Apply now using common application (this covers Dai Ho Chun, ISS Academic Year, ISS Academic Year Internship, Summer Enrollment, and ISS Summer Internship Scholarships)|
|ISS Academic Year Scholarship||Academic merit||Varies (~$1,000-3,000)||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||2.5 Undergrad; 3.0 Grad|
|ISS Academic Year Internship Scholarship||Internship in ISS Office for fall/spring||$2,000/semester||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||3.0|
|Summer Enrollment Scholarship||Summer enrollment||Varies based on enrollment||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||2.5 Undergrad; 3.0 grad|
|ISS Summer Intern Scholarship||Internship in ISS Office for summer||$2,000 applied to fall semester||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||3.0|
|Kenji Yamaguma Scholarship||Unforeseen financial hardship||Varies (~$1,000-3,000)||F1/J1 visa status||2 semesters at UHM by award period||2.5 Undergrad; 3.0 Grad||rolling||See ISS advisor|
- University of Hawaii Star Scholarship Database - When you access the site, click on "scholarships" to view the database. Currently lists many, but not all, scholarships available to students. To search for scholarships open to international students, click on the Advanced Search tab. Under Residency, select "Any" or "International." By selecting "International," the search will only provide scholarships for international students only.
- UH System Scholarships - These scholarships are applicable for all campuses in the UH System, and there is a single online application for all of them. This page provides a quick list of the scholarships and information on the application. These scholarships may be applied for through the Star Scholarship Database.
- Other UH Foundation Scholarships - additional scholarships that are not currently available in the UH Student Scholarships database. Enter "international students" in the keyword search box.
- Board of Regents Exemptions of Tuition for Nonresidents - This is not a scholarship, but a way of getting reduced nonresident tuition if you qualify for certain categories. If you think you qualify, check with Admissions Office to see how you can claim the exemption.
Graduate students should inquire with their major departments and/or the Graduate Division website, which lists information on the following scholarships:
- Tuition Waiver Scholarships - Some UHM departments have a limited number of merit-based partial tuition scholarships for degree-seeking students. Contact the department academic advisor or chair.
- Pacific Asian Scholarships - Contact the School of Pacific and Asian Studies fellowships office, Moore Hall 321.
- Athletic Scholarships - Contact head coach in your sport or Nagatani Academic Center.
- Music Scholarships - Music Department