22 scholarships available 

Each worth $2,000

14 awards for high school students

For graduating seniors planning to attend any accredited institution of higher learning

8 awards for college students

For undergraduate or graduate students attending an accredited college

Thousands of dollars invested in members' futures

Since 1990, we’ve awarded 560 scholarships for a total of $843,500

When every dollar counts, count us in! If you’re committed to making college a reality, our scholarships can help.

We're proud to recognize outstanding students with scholarships for college. We have a long history of supporting members' higher-education goals.

Eligibility and Requirements

Who is eligible?

You, if you meet these requirements:

  • Be a primary HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union member for at least 12 consecutive months prior to applying
  • Keep your HawaiiUSA account(s) in good standing (show a history of responsible money management)
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student during the upcoming academic school year

Please note, if you received a HawaiiUSA Scholarship in the past, you may reapply and you'll be evaluated with current applicants.

If you're not a HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union member, become one today. You'll be eligible to apply in future years.

Become a HawaiiUSA member

How to apply

  • Scholarship recipients will be selected based on academic standing, leadership, honors and awards, school and community service, merit, recommendations, financial need, and HawaiiUSA membership.
  • Completed application, two signed letters of recommendation and certified transcripts must all be postmarked by the deadline and mailed to: HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Attn.: Scholarship Committee 1226 College Walk, Honolulu, HI 96817-3995. A hand-carried application will not be accepted. Applications postmarked after the deadline will not be reviewed.
  • The Scholarship Committee will review and evaluate each application before final selections are made. Scholarship Committee selections will be final. Recipients of the 2024-25 scholarship will be notified on or about April 12, 2024.

2023 HawaiiUSA scholarship recipients

High School

  • Cody Chun - Moanalua High School
  • Kristin Fong - Kamehameha Schools Kapalama
  • Ciara Mae Francisco - Waipahu High School
  • Logan Ho - Moanalua High School
  • Lily Leano - Hawaii Baptist Academy
  • Reina Moriguchi - Sacred Hearts Academy
  • Reiko Quitevis - Waipahu High School
  • Aiden Salazar - Hanalani Schools
  • Taryn Savelio - Moanalua High School
  • Mikaela Tirona - Baldwin High School
  • Ashley Tom - Punahou School
  • Kaiya Tom - Hawaii Baptist Academy


  • Taylor Fukunaga - University of La Verne
  • Marc Gamayo - Chapman University
  • Tyler Lee - John Hopkins University
  • David “Nainoa” Visperas - Stanford University
  • Aisha Yamamoto - University of Southern California


  • Abigail Eli - Chaminade University
  • Rachel Inabata - Seattle Pacific University
  • Marlene Loui - University of Southern California
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