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Scholarship Sources

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Applications for University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) scholarships and other forms of financial assistance (such as Pell Grants and work-study programs) are available at the Financial Aids Office. Application deadlines vary by scholarship, but are generally due in the spring.

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR)

The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) has scholarships available to qualified students majoring in any of its programs.  CTAHR scholarship recipients are expected to donate several hours each semester in service-related activities.

CTAHR Scholarships for New Students

The CTAHR New Student Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students with a declared CTAHR major.

The CTAHR Centennial Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students with a declared CTAHR major who are first-generation college students. First generation college students are defined as "first in their families attending college, whose parents have not earned a bachelor’s degree." (If a student’s sibling has already earned a bachelor’s degree, they are no longer considered a first-generation college student.)

The CTAHR Native Hawaiian New Student Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students who are of Native Hawaiian ancestry with a declared CTAHR major.

These scholarships are in addition to financial aid available through the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

New and transfer students should complete and return the Scholarships for CTAHR New Students: Application Form. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 26, 2017 and mailed to: CTAHR Academic and Student Affairs Office, 3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 210, Honolulu, HI 96822.



CTAHR Scholarships for Current Students

CTAHR offers scholarships to continuing full-time classified students in the college who maintain a GPA of 3.0 and above. The application for scholarships is now available. Applicants should submit the completed CTAHR Scholarships application form to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in Gilmore 210 by Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Click here to download the scholarship information, as well as application form. A form-fillable pdf of the application is also available.

CTAHR Scholarships
For more information on the scholarships listed below, please visit the STAR Student Scholarship website (www.star.hawaii.edu/scholarship). Please note that some of the scholarships are not listed on the STAR Student Scholarship website, and can only be applied for through CTAHR’s application form. Not all scholarships listed below are awarded each year.

Students must meet the following criteria for all scholarships, unless otherwise specified (within each scholarship description):



In addition to the scholarships listed above, CTAHR also offers scholarships through its departments. Please note that not all scholarships listed below are awarded each year.

For more information and to apply for these departmental scholarships, please visit the STAR Student Scholarship website (www.star.hawaii.edu/scholarship). These scholarships CANNOT be applied for through the CTAHR ASAO Administered Scholarship application (included above).

Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarships

  • Hawaii Association of Family and Consumer Sciences – Fashion Design and Merchandising Centennial Scholarship
  • Hawaii Association of Family and Consumer Sciences – Family Resources Centennial Scholarship
  • J. Watumull Merit Scholarship (for FDM majors)
  • Mabel Inada Ito Scholarship
  • Patricia “Pattie” Sachi Ogawa Memorial Scholarship Scholarship

Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences Scholarships

  • Dr. Allen Y. Miyahara Scholarship
  • Elsie M. Boatman Scholarship
  • Harold & Eleanor Matsumoto Au Scholarship
  • Hawaii Fresh Milk Industry Legacy Scholarship
  • James and Jeanne Carpenter Scholarship
  • James Richard (Dick) Bunker Hope Scholarship
  • Jiro Matsui Scholarship
  • Katherine Gruelle Scholarship
  • Katherine Bazore Gruelle & Nobue Nishimura Scholarship
  • Lori Oura Memorial Scholarship
  • Robert L. and Brigitte M. Campbell Scholarship in Human Nutrition

Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering Scholarships

  • Tung & Rachel Liang Scholarship

Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences

  • Drs. Au Yeung, Sui Shan & Emmett Richard Easton Scholarship
  • Edward M. Ehrhorn Entomology Scholarship
  • Minoru Tamashiro Fund for Entomology
  • Nan-Yao & Jill H. Su Fund for Entomology
  • Tanada Family Entomology Fund
  • Wallace Mitchell Scholarship

Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences Scholarships

  • Charles Chu Hing Scholarship
  • Goro Uehara Scholarship
  • Harold Tanouye Scholarship
  • Haruyuki Kamemoto Scholarship
  • TPSS Scholarship

Please see the STAR Student Scholarship website (www.star.hawaii.edu/scholarship) or contact the department for more information.