Scholarships

Scholarships for U.S. Mainland High School Seniors

  • HPU Merit Scholarships (Incoming Freshman for the 2013 academic year)

Award Name Academic Year Value Four-Academic Year Value
President $12,500 $50,000
Dean $11,500 $46,000
‘Ohana $10,000 $40,000
Lōkahi $3,000 $12,000
To qualify for need-based grants and/or loans, you may submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
www.hpu.edu/financialaid

Description: Full-time, degree seeking, undergraduate freshmen applicants are considered for academic merit scholarships up to $12,500 per academic year (fall and spring only) at the time of admission based on academic abilities. Academic merit scholarships are applied towards tuition. To determine your academic merit scholarship eligibility, please complete an application for undergraduate admission.
Scholarship Period: Renewable for up to three (3) years.

ONLINE Undergraduate Application (Secure)
Undergraduate Application (PDF File)
ONLINE Universal College Application (Secure)

  • Debate Scholarship

Description: This tuition waiver scholarship is awarded to entering high school graduates or entering transfer students who are interested in participating with the HPU debate program. The program also offers tuition waiver scholarships to Graduate Assistants as debate coaches.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 supported by a current official transcript and intent to pursue one of the degrees offered by the HPU College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Scholarship Period: Renewable for up to three (3) years 
Scholarship Amount: Up to $6,000 per academic year
Deadline: April 5, 2013
Application Form: Located in Related Links 

  • Allen and Nobuko Zecha Scholarship

Description: Awarded to incoming freshman; high school graduates.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: A high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 and scoring in the top 10% on the SAT, ACT, or international equivalent tests; or being in the top 3% of graduating class. Majoring in Marine Biology, Oceanography, Pre-Medical Studies, and 3-2 Engineering.
Scholarship Period: Offered each academic year.
Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: April 5, 2013
Application Form: Located in Related Links 

  • John H. Payne Scholarship

Description: Awarded to incoming freshman; high school senior or college transfer (maximum 31 college credits).
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: A high school or college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.
Scholarship Period: Offered each academic year
Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: April 5, 2013
Application Form: Located in Related Links 

  • Harry S. Komuro Scholarship

Description: This tuition waiver scholarship is available to students who are dependent children of an ordained minister in one of the following church denominations: Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, United Methodist Church, or United Church of Christ. 
Scholarship Period: Renewable for up to three (3) years 
Scholarship Amount: Up to $3,000 per academic year
Deadline: April 5, 2013
Application Form: Located in Related Links 

HPU reserves the right to cancel, reduce, or substitute an institutional scholarship. HPU scholarships that pay institutional costs, such as tuition, will be reduced in the case where a student receives other direct tuition benefits from an outside source, such as, but not limited to, VA tuition benefits or employer tuition payments made directly to the institution. Tuition scholarships from all sources cannot exceed the cost of actual tuition, and must meet the terms of the specific scholarship.

If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact the Scholarships Office by using the e-mail link located to the right of the page or by calling (808) 566-2430 or 1-866-CALL-HPU (Toll-free: U.S. and Canada Only).