Hawaii Promise

  • State: Hawaii
  • Coverage: Statewide
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2017
  • Funding Source: public
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates and non traditional students
  • Semester(s) Covered: four semesters

School(s): University of Hawai'i Community College

The Hawaii Promise will provide state aid to qualifying low-income community college students to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies and transportation costs not already covered by federal grants, state aid and private scholarships. Eligible students will have to qualify for Hawaiʻi resident tuition and be enrolled in a degree or certificate program at a UH community college for at least six credits per semester. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

Program Links

  • Address:
    415 S. Beretania Street
  • Hilo, HI 96720
  • United States
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    (808) 934-2500

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