Honolulu Community College (HonCC) scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, academic performance, and/or financial need. UH System Scholarships are open to students who are admitted as a degree-seeking student.
Hawaii Promise Scholarship
The Hawai’i Promise Scholarship is a “last dollar” scholarship that provides free in-state tuition
for qualified University of Hawai’i Community College students who need financial help to pay
for college. For more information, visit the University of Hawaii Community College Hawaii
Scholarships are made available by the generosity of private individuals and organizations who wish to reward students for a wide variety of accomplishments, including, but not limited to, academic achievement, service to the school and community, leadership ability, first-generation college-going, and specific major and career choices. Some take into consideration financial need and unique personal backgrounds. Availability of certain scholarships is dependent upon the availability of funds.
Before starting your application, review the UH System Common Scholarship Application Requirements and other important information.
The deadline for the UH System Scholarship application is March 1 by 4:00pm (HST).
For questions regarding the UH System Scholarship, email us.
There are many community groups and private organizations that offer scholarships and other types of financial assistance to students. Below are a few agencies that our office is aware of. However, you may be able to find other sources through family, friends, instructors, and counselors. Please note that not all scholarship websites are legitimate. Most scholarships will not require payment or confidential information (ie, social security number, bank account number, credit card information). If you have questions about a scholarship website, please contact our Financial Aid office.