Scholarship Resources/Information and Internship Information
Specific Internships & Scholarships

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**

Soroptimist International Of Central Oahu
Deadline:  January 30, 2019
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-only for current seniors graduating from Mililani High, Leilehua High, and Waialua High
-Award: scholarships from $500-$1000
-Number of scholarships awarded:  varies
-Service to the community, home, school; dependability; leadership; future goals
-2 personal references:  NOT related to applicant; should relate to community activities NOT academics
-Three, short answer essays required (250 words each)

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 8, 2019 (received by)
-Award: 15 scholarships at $5000 each
-GPA:  2.75
-Graduating Seniors in the class of 2019
-Have played on at least one school athletic team for at least one of your high school years
-participated in community service
-2 letters of recommendation
-Official transcript
-Essay (see application for more details)


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?”


Deadline:  March 1, 2019
-Award: $5000 for four years (total of $20,000 over four years)
-Number of Awards:  Approximately 10 students awarded
-GPA:  3.0
-Graduating Seniors in the class of 2019
-Desire to pursue a career in Business
-participated in community service
-Official transcript, letters of recommendation, FAFSA student aid report, test scores required (see application for more details)
-2 essays (see application for more details)


Mufi Hannemann - Harvard Book Award -FOR CURRENT high school  JUNIORS
Deadline:  March 1, 2019 @ 9:30am to CCRC
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-High school junior
-Top academic standing, as reflected in GPA or class rank
-Involvement in extra-curricular activities such as athletics or community service
-Award is a recognition award; not a monetary award


Waialua High School Community Scholarship
funded by donations from our community members and businesses
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
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


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


Hale'iwa Elementary School Scholarship
Deadline:  March 29, 2019 @ 1:30pm to CCRC
Pick up application outside of CCRC in the library
-Must be a WHIS senior and 6th grade graduate of Hale'iwa Elementary School
-Grades, leadership, character, potential to succeed
-Amount and number of award varies


Click on link above > Programs and Scholarship tab > Scholarship link
Scroll down page to Leadership Award information to find the application
Deadline:  RECEIVED by March 31, 2019 
Mail to:  Mufi Hannemann Awards, P.O. Box 459, Honolulu, HI 96809 or email documents to info@mufihannemann.com
-Award:  $500 to one male and $500 to one female
-Must be of Samoan ancestry
-Graduating senior - class of 2019
-2.5 GPA or higher
-Participation in student government, preferably in leadership positions
-Participation in on-campus activities or community service
-Selection for Honors or other awards



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



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.