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College scholarships are available for members and their dependents attending an accredited college or university. Based on school selection, attendance and union status and Grade Point Average, the program provides awards ranging from $200 - $1,000.  Special awards are also available.  Applications are distributed from February 1 - April 15. 


  IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR THE 2005-2006 Scholarship Program:



Award Limit:  The number of renewals has been limited to four (4) as an undergraduate student, and two (2) as a graduate student (regardless of how many years are needed to complete your program).

Volunteer Service  A new volunteer service program is being introduced and participation is mandatory.  You may refer to the Scholarship Brochure or Application Instructions for more information on our Volunteer Service Program.

Become a Registered Voter:  All applicants are now required to be registered voters within the State of Hawaii.

If you are currently registered, a document is available that confirms a person’s status as a registered voter in the State of Hawaii.  A “Voter Certificate” is available at any Satellite City Hall office for a fee of .50 cents each.   This document must be picked up by the registered voter in person only.  ID and signature are required.

For new voters, “Wikiwiki Voter Registration” forms are available statewide as follows:

·        Verizon Yellow Pages (Phone Book)

·        All Public Libraries  

·    All U.S. Post Offices

·        Office of the City/County Clerk

·        Satellite City Hall locations

·        Most State agencies

·        State of Hawaii Tax Booklet Insert

Forms are also available to download from the following link:


Source:  http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/council/elect.htm#register

   Date:  March 17, 2004

If you need help finding information for your essay, you may want to consult the Center for Labor Education and Research (CLEAR) at The University of Hawaii - West Oahu.

The Scholarship links at the top of the page are available in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here to download it for free:



Scholarship Databases - These websites will link you to databases where you can search for scholarships using various criteria.  




Local Scholarships - Call these organizations to learn more about their scholarship offerings.

Kamehameha Schools Financial Aid Department
(808) 842-8216

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund for Local 996 members and beneficiaries.   
(808) 847-6633

Other Good Information - These websites have a variety of good information for the college bound student.  You will find a short description of  each website under it's link.

Skyward Communications oversees our public relations.  They also run Sassy Magazine.  Check them out!

This website is a must if you are just beginning to plan your college financing.  The FAFSA forms set the foundation for most school and governmental grants.

This is a fun site with a lot of helpful information.  You will find articles on topics such as "Making the Most Out of Your Database Search" and "The Art of Scholarship Recycling."

This website includes a Scholarship Seeker's Guide with many helpful answers to common questions and a list of scholarships available to local families.  This website also allows you the opportunity to apply online.

Thinking about attending college west of the Rockies?  Then this is the site for you!  The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education offers Hawaii residents the opportunity to attend certain colleges at 150% of residential tuition.  This is a huge savings from paying non-resident tuition!



For more information contact the Programs Department at 945-0050 or email [email protected] .
*Items listed herewith are subject to change without notice.

Send mail to [email protected]  with questions or comments about this web site.  Last modified: March 31, 2005