Hawaii Scholarships

APIASF Scholarship Program

APIASF's mission is to make a difference in the lives of AAPI students by providing them with resources that increase their access to higher education which serves as the foundation for their future success and contributions to a stronger America.

Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship

The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation was established to commemorate the wedding of then Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko. The scholarship aim to promote understanding between the United States and Japan by offering scholarships for study in Hawaii and Japan.

Nā Hoʻokama a Pauahi Scholarship

This financial-need scholarship available to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited post-high institution in the United States recognized by Kamehameha Schools (KS).

Early Childhood Education Scholarships

This scholarship is sponsored by Patch, Hawaii’s only Child Care Resource & Referral Agency whose mission is to support and improve the quality and availability of care for young people in Hawaii.

Hawaii Chapter/ David T. Woolsey Scholarship

Eligible applicants are sophomore, junior or senior year undergraduate or graduate students of landscape architecture at Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited programs, whose permanent residence is Hawaii.

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

Servco stresses the value of education by offering a scholarship program for students aspired in business field. The scholarships are awarded to encourage high school students in the State of Hawaii to pursue higher education in Business at any accredited four-year college or university.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.


Unique To Hawaii

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Security guards Maids and housekeeping cleaners Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop
Salary: $20910 $24860 $15820
# of Open Positions: 5890 5410 4760
Competition*: 1.7 2 3


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Natural sciences managers Real estate brokers Psychology teachers, postsecondary
Salary: $99870 $79570 $75310
# of Open Positions: 210 170 130
Competition*: 1.8 2.2 2
Job Title: History teachers, postsecondary Elevator installers and repairers Environmental engineers
Salary: $70960 $70370 $69230
# of Open Positions: 140 280 240
Competition*: 3.4 5.6 1.9

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Hawaii Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Office clerks, general Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners
Salary: $21980 $23700 $20750
# of Open Positions: 18630 11320 9690
Competition*: 1.3 1.2 1.4


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: General and operations managers Lawyers Financial managers
Salary: $96370 $93430 $89100
# of Open Positions: 4830 1700 1920
Competition*: 0.9 0.9 1.2
Job Title: Managers Sales managers First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers
Salary: $78030 $76900 $72100
# of Open Positions: 1540 1210 1460
Competition*: 1.4 1.1 0.8

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Hawaii table above, which shows where jobs in Hawaii are unusually common compared to other states, the Hawaii Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.