2019 College Scholarships

Celebrating 33 years of providing
scholarships to Hawaii Island!

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is proud to offer eight $2,500 scholarships. For 33 years we have awarded these scholarships to well deserving students who are ready to go out into the world and continue their education. Our online application streamlines the process and allows the applicants to save their work and complete it when they are ready.

Application deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019


$20,000 in Scholarships

Our scholarships are proudly named after distinguished volunteers and managers of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union.

  • • Albert Akana Scholarship
  • Frank Ishii Scholarship
  • John Y Iwane Scholarship1
  • Katsumasa Tomita Scholarship
  • • Michael Asam Scholarship2
  • Mitsugi Inaba Scholarship
  • Peter Hirata Scholarship
  • Yasunori Deguchi Scholarship3

Eligibility Requirements

Our Scholarships are open to our Hawaii Island communities. You do not have to be a member of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union. You must meet at least one of the following requirements to be eligible to apply.

  • Graudating senior from any island of Hawaii high school and planning to attend a post-seccondary college or four-year college during next school year as a full-time student. (Post secondary college, vocational, technical - with a minimum two-year curriculum); or
  • A post graduate from an island of Hawaii high school who is either currently attending, or going back to, a post-secondary college or four-year college as a full-time student (post secondary college, vocational, technical - with a minimum two-year curriculum).

Submission Requirements

The following is required in order to complete your application.
  • Academic Record
  • Non-Academic/Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Career Goals & Educational Plans
  • Financial Need - Verified EFC signed off by counselor (FAFSA will need to be completed)


Please contact Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union with any questions.
Phone: 808-930-7700                       E-Mail: scholarships@hicommfcu.com

1 Recipient must be planning to study in an agriculture-related field.
2 Recipient must be an active Student Credit Union personnel & volunteer.
3 Recipient must be a post-graduate from an island of Hawaii high school. Currently attending college or going back to college.