January 8, 2020, 10:49 AM HST
* Updated January 9, 7:30 AM
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business students. Photo courtesy: Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.
The Hawai’i Tourism Ho’oilina Scholarship is available for ten scholarships at the University of Hawai’i at Månoa (UHM), Shidler College of Business, School of Travel Industry Management (TIM).
The scholarship will be awarded to eight Hawai’i public school graduates who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills and an expressed interest in pursuing a hospitality, tourism or culinary education and career, and up to two Hawai’i community college graduates with an associate degree in hospitality, tourism or culinary studies.
The four-year scholarship (worth $48,000) for Hawai’i public school graduates and two-year scholarship (worth $24,000) for community college graduates is made possible through tourism dollars from the Transient Accommodations Tax and in collaboration between the Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawai’i Lodging and Tourism Association, and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
In addition to these scholarships, the University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu (UHWO) will be issuing two four-year scholarships to public school graduates entering their first year of college and up to two scholarships to community college graduates for two years. Information and applications for the UHWO are forthcoming.
For more information on the 2020 Freshman Cohort Admissions, click here
For information on the 2020 Transfer Cohort Admissions, click here
The deadline to apply is Feb. 15.