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Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program. Deadline extended to November 18, 2023

Supporting Hawaii's Students

For the third year in a row, HIFICU is lending a hand to Hawaii's students who are pursuing their higher education goals.  We are happy to announce the return of the Hawaiian Financial Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program.  We are offering twenty (20) $2,000.00 scholarships.  The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors or college students looking to further their education at any two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

Winner Selection Criteria

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

  • ACADEMIC - Based on applicant's certified transcripts
  • 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.

How to Apply

Download and complete the application.  Applicants must also submit two signed letters of recommendation, dated within one year of application submission, as well as their certified sealed school transcripts.  Completed application, certified transcripts, and two (2) letters of recommendation must be postmarked by NOVEMBER 18, 2023 to:

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

Prior scholarship awardees are NOT eligible to re-apply. 
Hand carried or late applications will NOT be accepted.


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*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.