Scholarship Resources/Information and Internship Information
Specific Internships & Scholarships

Opens:  September 15, 2018 
Deadline:  December 1, 2018
-students involved in water sports or volleyball
-3.0 GPA or higher
-involved in community service
-intent to compete in sports in college

Deadline:  January 22, 2019 (postmarked or submitted online)
Last year's awards:  9 - $2500 scholarships and 27 - $1500 scholarships
-dependent of an HGEA member
-attend a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school or other post high school study on a full-time basis for the 2019-2020 school year
-financial need (30 points)
-academic achievement (40 points)
-personal letter (20 points)
-three recommendations (10 points)


The Coolidge Scholarship - FOR CURRENT high school  JUNIORS
Deadline:  5:00 PM EST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Award:  full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  
-Academic Excellence
-Demonstrated interest in public policy 
-Humility and service
**Juniors:  please check your WHIS email for more details emailed to you on 10/23/18**


Deadline:  January 31, 2019 at 4:00pm 
View the scholarship flier & process here: https://tinyurl.com/hcfflier


Deadline:  January 31, 2019
-Hawaii Resident & graduating from high school in Hawaii
-Be enrolled full-time at a college or university


Deadline:  January 31, 2019 (online) or February 6, 2019 (postmarked & mailed packet) 
Apply online or download & mail application to:  
Geoffrey Horvath
HRYF Scholarship Application
95-100 Lokihi Street
Mililani, HI 96789
-Questions:  gjhorvath1@hawaiiantel.net or 824-2097
-Award amount:  One (1) award of $5000 per Rotary Club; then from those selections, one (1) award of $10,000 to a student attending a mainland university, and one (1) award of $10,000 to a student attending a university in Hawaii (instead of the $5,000 award)
-graduating senior who will be attending a 4-year accredited university/college full-time to earn a bachelors degree
-US citizen & legal resident of Hawaii


Deadline:  February 14, 2019
-The specific essay prompt this year is: “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”


The Friends of Waialua Bandstand "Rock Your World" Scholarship
Deadline:  March 13, 2019 @ 12:30pm to CCRC
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-3 scholarships awarded:  2 @ $500 each and 1 @ $1000
-Intent to be a full-time, college-bound student
-NOT required to be involved in school music programs, but students actively involved in music as a student or performer will receive priority
-Scholarship must be used for college tuition, music lessons or for purchase of musical instruments


Waialua High School Community Scholarship
funded by donations from our community members and businesses
Application available starting:  Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Deadline:  March 1, 2019 @ 9:30am to CCRC
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-Award amount:  varies
-Number of scholarships awarded:  varies
-Aid determined by:  courses taken, grades, financial need, leadership, character, letters of recommendation, and potential to succeed
-Must be a graduating senior from WHIS
-Planning on pursuing any type of post-high school educational institution after high school graduation


HOPE Scholarship:  Honoring Our Past and Experiences
funded by donation from Jim Leavens - WHIS graduate
Application available starting:  Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Deadline:  March 1, 2019 @ 9:30am to CCRC
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-Award amount:  One (1) award of $1000
-Aid determined by:  growth shown, potential for success, post high school plan and essay
-Must be a graduating senior from WHIS
-Planning on pursuing any type of post-high school educational institution after high school graduation


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Xi Psi Zeta Chapter Scholarship
Deadline:  April 28, 2019
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
Mail completed application packet to:
Xi Psi Zeta Chapter
PMB 188 P.O. Box 30800
Honolulu, HI 96820

-Questions:  Ms. Smarr-- email address is:  alohazetas@yahoo.com
-Award amount:  Two (2), $1000 and One (1), $500
-Graduating class of 2019
-min. GPA 2.5
-Contributed to community through volunteer work
-Documentation of volunteer work
-SAT or ACT scores
-Transcript
-Essay:  Discuss your views on "The Importance of Leadership."  Include how the topic relates to you and give examples of how your upbringing and community has had an impact on this view.  500-1000 words, double spaced, font size 12, font style Times New Roman



Past Specific Internships & Scholarships - NOW CLOSED
Deadline:  October 12, 2018

Deadline:  October 12, 2018
Pick up application from CCRC
-low income
-min 3.8 GPA

-top 5-10% of their class, most rigorous curriculum, and high standardized test scores
-low income- family income less than $65,000 for a family of 4
-personal circumstances- first in the family to go to college
-strong personal character, extra-curricular activities, and leadership

Deadline:  October 17, 2018
-3.0 GPA or higher
-Participate in one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee (listed on the scholarship website
-Leadership qualities/experience in school & community


Starting with the class of 2020
Applying to college is a complicated process, so College Board created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. 

The more effort you put in, the more chances you get to earn a scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000. If you complete all six steps, you’re eligible to earn a $40,000 scholarship. Scholarships are awardedthrough monthly drawingsto students who complete each step. 

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to class of 2020 high school students.  Class of 2021 students are eligible next year.  Class of 2022 students are eligible the year after that....and so on and so forth.  
 
Class of 2020 - Starting THIS DECEMBER (2018), complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. 

Class of 2020 - What can I do BEFORE December 2018?
      Here’s what you can do:
Taking the above steps gives you a head start. That's because once you join the program in December, you’ll be able to immediately see your progress. You may also automatically qualify for the first two scholarships. Don’t miss out—sign up now to be notified when the program launches.