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HIFICU is Giving Hawaii's Students a Helping Hand

HIFICU is proud to announce the establishment of the Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program. We are pleased to be offering twenty (20) $1,000.00 scholarships in our inaugural year. The scholarships are awarded to anyone looking to further their education at any two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Applicant must either be a member or a legal dependent of a member whose HIFICU account is in good standing* for at least 3 consecutive months prior to the application deadline.
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How Will Winners Be Selected?

The scholarship committee will score applicants based on the following criteria:

  • ACADEMIC - Based on applicant's certified transcript.
  • LEADERSHIP - Based on leadership and/or school/employment activities, honors and awards and other experiences.
  • SCHOOL/COMMUNITY SERVICE - Based on the quality and impact of service to their school and/or communities.
  • RECOMMENDATION - Based on letters of recommendation.
  • MERIT - Based on applicant's essay.


Completed application, certified transcripts, and two (2) letters of recommendation must be mailed by September 30, 2021 (EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 15, 2021) to:

Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union
Attn: Scholarship Committee 
1138 North King Street 
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Hand carried or late applications will NOT be accepted.


Please send any questions to

*Any member who has caused a financial loss to the credit union or who is delinquent on any payment of any sum owed to the credit union or a member whose loan has been charged off is NOT in good standing.

Hawaiian Financial FCU Scholarship Program