Group of 2007-08 Osher Reentry Scholars
Former Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw congratulates the Inaugral 2007-2008 Osher Reentry Scholars.

The Osher Reentry Scholarships provide tuition assistance to "reentry" adult students who are completing their first undergraduate degree. University of Hawaii at Manoa awarded the Academic Year 2007-2008 Inaugural Osher Reentry Scholarships to 25 returning adult students.

Applications for the Academic Year Fall 2017-Spring 2018 can be submitted through the STAR Online Scholarship process. Deadline: February 17, 2017.
Visit our How to Apply section to learn more.


General Eligibility:
Osher Reentry Scholarship applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility criteria:

  • This scholarship is open to UH Manoa undergraduates ideally between the ages of 25-50.
  • Applicant must have a gap of at least five (5) years between high school-to-college enrollment OR a five year cumulative gap in their college education.
  • Be either: a newly admitted reentry student to UH Manoa (including community college transfer students); or a currently enrolled UH Manoa undergraduate.
  • Must be an enrolled, classified UH Manoa student working towards a first bachelor’s degree.
  • Must demonstrate financial need. Applicants are encouraged to file a FAFSA. Those filing FAFSA will be given priority consideration.
  • Must demonstrate the potential to succeed in his or her course of study (2.5 minimum gpa).
  • May be either a full-time (12 or more credits) or part-time (6 credits minimum) enrolled student.
    • The Osher Reentry Scholarship is not available for:
      • International students (U.S. Permanent Residents are eligible)
      • Students enrolled exclusively in online courses.

Visit our Scholarship and Eligibility section for further information.

If you have questions about eligibility or applications, please contact:

Teresa Bill, Osher Reentry Scholarship Coordinator
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2600 Campus Road QLC#211
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8059