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Hawaiʻi State FCU Accepting Student Applications for $100,000 in Scholarships

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File photos of students who were awarded Hawaiʻi State Federal Credit Union scholarships in 2021. The application period now is open for students to apply for its 2022 scholarship program.

Hawaiʻi State Federal Credit Union is accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program, which will award $5,000 to 20 deserving Hawaiʻi students who are planning to attend a fully accredited university, college or trade/vocational school.

The application period runs now through Jan. 31, 2022.

“Over the last 25 years since we first launched Hawaiʻi State FCU’s scholarship program, we’ve awarded nearly $900,000 to support the higher-education goals of Hawaiʻi’s keiki,” said Andrew Rosen, president and CEO of Hawaiʻi State FCU. “One of our priorities at Hawaiʻi State FCU is to invest in education because it sets children on the trajectory for future academic and professional success.”

The Hawaii State FCU Scholarship Program was established in 1996 and is open to all Hawaiʻi State FCU members and their dependents. Interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Attend a fully accredited university, college or trade/vocational school in the 2022-2023 school year
  • Attend as a full-time student
  • Apply as an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking student
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need

The Hawaiʻi State FCU Scholarship Program is administered by the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation. Interested applicants may view frequently asked questions and apply directly at


The online application requires personal and award impact statements, most recent school transcript, 2022-2023 Student Aid Report from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA) filing, and a list of achievements and community service activities. Interested students must complete their application and submit all supporting materials by Jan. 31, 2022 at 4 p.m.

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