AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families. Our Hilo Branch has been offering scholarships to women of our community for decades, and is proud and pleased to continue to offer those scholarships in support of women attending Hawaii Community College and the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

We have awarded individual scholarships from $1000-$4000 per academic year in prior years. Scholarship funds are distributed through the Financial Aid Office at Hawaii Community College and the University of Hawaii at Hilo at the beginning of each semester of the next academic year.

Applications will be accepted beginning March 1st of each year.

Hawaii Community College Application

University of Hawaii, Hilo Application

To assist you in making your best impression with our scholarship committee, please review this guide, Creating an Effective Scholarship Application.