Table of Awards Requiring Endorsement

 

How to Use this List

Below is a table of scholarships and fellowships that require University endorsement.

Understanding the headings:

  • Name: Name of fellowship/scholarship, linked directly to the award website.
  • Description: Purpose of fellowship/scholarship and award amount.
  • Eligibility: Includes field of study, class standing, and citizenship status requirements. Note that each award may have additional eligibility requirements.
  • LocationWhere the award may be used.
  • Campus Contact: Not all fellowships and scholarships are administered from a single office/program at UH Mānoa. Applicable links to UH Mānoa website information or contact email addresses are provided for your convenience. For awards that are not linked, you may contact us at ugfellow@hawaii.edu for information. Our office plans to add other awards requiring University endorsement in the future.
    Please note that the Scholarships & Fellowships Office only administers some of the awards below. Other awards are posted for your convenience, but you must check with the appropriate office for the most accurate/up-to-date information. For awards that UH Mānoa does not have a designated representative, please contact us to see how we may assist.
  • Campus Deadline: Internal campus deadline set by the UH Mānoa office overseeing the application process.
  • Official Deadline: Final endorsed application and all supporting materials must be submitted to the respective agency handling the scholarship/fellowship by this date. Please work with the respective campus entity to ensure your complete application is submitted.

A legend explaining abbreviations is located directly beneath the award table. Use the search box at the top right to filter results. Arrows within the headings may also be used to sort the data.

For questions regarding any of these fellowships, please contact the office/program listed under Campus Contact.

 

Table of Awards Requiring Endorsement

NameDescriptionEligibilityLocationCampus ContactCampus DeadlineOfficial Deadline
Boren Awards ProgramStudy in regions critical to U.S. national security;
Awards from $20,000-30,000
All majors;
FR, SO, JU, SE, GR;
US citizen
United States, InternationalContact Dr. Chizuko Allen02/09/2016
Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows ProgramFull-time research assistantship to endowment's senior associates;
Covers expenses of 1-year paid internship
All majors;
SE, AL;
US citizen or F-1 visa
United States, InternationalUHM SFOContact UHM SFOMid-January
Churchill ScholarshipMaster's study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge;
Covers tuition and living expenses for 1 year of study
STEM majors;
SE, AL;
US citizen
United Kingdom, University of CambridgeUHM SFOContact UHM SFOEarly November
Freeman-ASIAUndergraduate need-based scholarship applicable to study abroad programs in AsiaAll majors;
Have at least one semester left of undergraduate study;
US citizen, PR
AsiaUHM SFO;
Must be endorsed by study abroad and financial aid advisors
Contact UHM SFO or Study Abroad or Financial AidApplications for summer programs due February/March; applications for fall/year programs due in April
Fulbright US Student ProgramInternational exchange program to promote international goodwill;
Covers living expenses for 1-year program
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen
InternationalSee UHM FulbrightSummer 201710/10/2017
Benjamin Gilman International ScholarshipUndergraduate need-based study abroad scholarship;
Awards up to $5,000 for minimum 4-week study abroad/internship program (recipients may be eligible for additional Critical Need Language Award of up to $8,000)
All majors;
FR, SO, JU, SE;
US citizen, PR;
Federal Pell Grant recipient
InternationalUHM SFOContact UHM SFOearly October or early March
Barry Goldwater ScholarshipScholarship for STEM majors;
Awards up to $7,500
Math, Natural Sciences, and Engineering majors;
SO, JU;
US citizen, PR
United StatesContact Natural Sciences Dean01/27/2017
Knight-Henessy Scholars ProgramGraduate study at Stanford University;
Awards cover tuition and living expenses for up to 3 years of full-time master's or doctorate program
All majors;
SE, AL;
any citizenship
United States,
Stanford University
UHM SFOContact UHM SFOFall semester prior to the entering year
Luce Scholars ProgramIndividualized internship for students with limited exposure to Asia;
Covers living expenses for 13-month internship
All majors except Asian Studies;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen
AsiaUHM SFO09/11/201711/01/2017
James Madison Memorial ScholarshipGraduate scholarship to individuals who teach or plan to teach the American Constitution at the secondary school level;
Awards up to $24,000 towards MA, MAT, MEd
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen;
United StatesUHM SFOContact UHM SFOEarly March
Marshall ScholarshipGraduate study in the United Kingdom;
Covers tuition and living expenses for 1-2 years of study
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen
United KingdomUHM SFO08/14/201710/01/2017
Mitchell ScholarshipPostgraduate study in Ireland;
Covers tuition and living expenses for 1-year program
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen
IrelandUHM SFOContact UHM SFOlate September
NIST SURFSummer research opportunities in select STEM fields at National Institute of Standards and Technology facilities in the US;
Covers program and living expenses for 9-11 week summer program
Technical majors (STEM preferred);
FR, SO, JU, SE;
US citizen, PR;
3.0+ GPA
United States,
Boulder, CO or Gaithersburg, MD
UHM SFO02/03/201702/15/2017
Rhodes ScholarshipPost-baccalaureate study at the University of Oxford;
Covers tuition and living expenses for 2-3 years of study
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
US citizen, PR
United Kingdom, University of OxfordUHM SFO08/14/201710/01/2017
Rotary Peace FellowshipMaster's degree or graduate certificate from one of the Rotary Peace Centers around the worldAll majors;
SE, GR, AL with 3+ years of full-time work or volunteer experience;
any citizenship
International (centers located in US, Japan, England, Australia, Sweden, Thailand)UHM SFO;
Must apply through local Rotary club/district
Contact UHM SFO or local Rotary club/districtearly July
Schwarzman Scholars ProgramMaster's program through Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University;
Covers tuition and living expenses for 1-year program
All majors;
SE, GR, AL;
Any citizenship
China, Tsinghua UniversityUHM SFO08/09/201709/15/2017
Truman ScholarshipScholarship to be applied to graduate study for students showing commitment to public service;
Awards up to $30,000
All majors;
JU;
US citizen
United States, InternationalUHM SFOContact UHM SFO02/07/2017
Udall ScholarshipUndergraduate scholarship for students dedicated to the environment, tribal policy, or native health care;
Awards up to $7,000
Fields related to conservation/environment;
American Indian or Alaska natives in fields related to health care or tribal policy;
SO, JU;
US citizen, PR
United StatesUHM SFOContact UHM SFO03/15/2017

Legend:
FR = freshmen, SO = sophomores, JU = juniors, SE = seniors, GR = graduate students, AL = alumni
US citizen = US citizen, PR = permanent resident
SFO = Scholarships & Fellowships Office