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Grant Information

Types of Grants

Federal Pell Grant is a federal grant for a student who has not received a bachelor’s degree. It does not need to be paid back. Awards are based on enrollment level and expected family contribution (EFC).

UH Opportunity Grant is a University of Hawaii grant that is awarded based on financial need. It requires at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment at Hawaii Community College.

Native Hawaiian Tuition Waiver is a Hawaii Community College tuition waiver based on financial need and Hawaiian ancestry. Tuition waiver applies only to Hawaii Community College credits. It requires at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) is for a student with exceptional financial need and is eligible for the Federal Pell Grant. It does not need to be paid back. It requires at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment.

Hawaii Community College Achievement Grant is awarded to students who have demonstrated achievement or service to the college (e.g. student government officers). It requires at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment at Hawaii Community College.

Hawaii B+ Scholarship is awarded to students who have graduated from a public high school in the State of Hawaii since 2006, had a high school 3.0 GPA, had a rigorous high school curriculum, and have demonstrated financial need. It requires at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment.

Second Century Scholars Program is a state program with grant monies available to students with Native Hawaiian Ancestry who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours).