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Scholarships

‘Iolani School has more than 100 named scholarships, and all are awarded based on a family's financial need.

Once a student is accepted to ‘Iolani and qualifies for aid, the Financial Aid Committee assigns scholarships based on specific criteria. Students receive the scholarships each year they remain at ‘Iolani as long as they are in good standing academically, continue to qualify financially and the award is available.

To be considered for any ‘Iolani Scholarship, family's need simply apply, on-time, for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid webpage to learn more. 

The four scholarships listed below are for students who have full or substantial financial need. 

  Reverend Albert Hendrix Stone Scholarship Gustav & Faiaso Hannemann Scholarship Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Scholarship David P. Coon Scholarship

Provides

  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Meals
  • Technology Fee
  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Meals
  • Technology Fee
  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Meals
  • Technology Fee
  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Meals
  • Technology Fee

Those Eligible

  • New students
  • Entering grade 9
  • Full or substantial need
  • New student
  • Entering grade 9
  • Samoan ancestry
  • Full or substantial need
  • New student
  • Entering grades 7-12
  • Underprivileged background
  • Full or substantial need
  • New student
  • Entering grades 7-12
  • Full or substantial need

Number Awarded

  • Up to six new scholarships awarded each year
  • one new scholarship awarded every other year
  • (available 2023-2024)
  • one scholarship
  • Up to four new scholarship awarded each year

Qualifications

  • Strong academic achievement
  • Co-curricular involvement
  • Good character
  • Potential for academic success
  • Well-rounded
  • Hard-working
  • Community and school leader
  • Good character
  • Strong motivation
  • Leadership and academic potential
  • Strong moral character
  • Motivated to achieve

Our Generous Donors

  • Class of 1950 Scholarship Endowment
  • Class of 1951 Scholarship Endowment
  • Class of 1992 Scholarship Endowment
  • ABC Stores Scholarship Endowment
  • Chung Kun Ai Scholarship Endowment
  • Dana Meulan Pua'ala Alama-Yap Scholarship Endowment
  • ‘Iolani Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment
  • Peter Forbes Campbell Armstrong Scholarship Endowment
  • William E. Aull Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Auntie Scholarship Endowment
  • Stuart A. Barton '86 Scholarship Endowment
  • Bilingual Students Scholarship Endowment
  • Father Kenneth A. Bray Scholarship
  • Honolulu Chinese Junior Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship Endowment
  • Han Y. & Myrna Ching Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Scholarship Fund at ‘Iolani School
  • Dr. Jonathan Y.C. Ching and Mr. Frederick K. F. Ching '41 Scholarship Endowment
  • Roy K.P. '37 and Elizabeth Chong Scholarship Endowment
  • Christian Scholarship Endowment
  • Patrick K.C. Chun, M.D. '63 Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Raynard Keith Chun '66 and Sharlene K.J. Yee Chun Scholarship Endowment
  • Theron Jon Chun Scholarship Endowment
  • Wah Kam and Kim Ling Chun Endowed Scholarship
  • Richard C. Corris Scholarship
  • Wayne R. DeMello Scholarship Endowment
  • Bayard H. Dillingham Scholarship Endowment
  • First Hawaiian Foundation Scholarship
  • Peter L. Firehock Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Fujimoto Family Scholarship
  • Yuan Wong Gaylor Scholarship Endowment
  • Father Charles L. Halter Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Edward K. Hamada Scholarship Endowment
  • Haruki Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Michael Hite/Van Darrow Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Tim E. Ing Scholarship Endowment
  • William P. Jenkins Scholarship Endowment
  • Samuel K. Kahele, Jr. Scholarship
  • Tokuo Kaneshige Scholarship Endowment
  • Hajime Katayama Scholarship Trust Endowment
  • Davin and Noelani Kazama Family Scholarship Endowment
  • K.S. Scholarship Endowment
  • Rex Kuwasaki Scholarship Endowment
  • Emily L. & Mabel C. Ladd Scholarship Trust Fund
  • Chris Lee Scholarship Endowment
  • Clarence K.M. Lee '53 Scholarship Endowment
  • Kenneth J. Lee '61 & Jennifer K.L. Lee Scholarship Endowment
  • William Y.S. Lee '53 Scholarship Endowment
  • Koon Chew Lum & Ellen Young Lum Scholarship Endowment
  • Marc Ho Chiu Ma '14 Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Dr. Thomas Mar Scholarship Endowment at ‘Iolani School
  • McInerny Foundation Scholarship
  • Sheila McKibbin Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Thomas H. and Rosamond Heroy Miller Scholarship Endowment
  • Herbert & Margarita Mist Scholarship Fund
  • Ken & Aiko Mukai Scholarship Endowment at ‘Iolani School
  • Richard T. Okinaka Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Albert & Betty Ota Scholarship Fund
  • H.Q. and Minnie Pang Scholarship Endowment
  • Wilfred S. Pang '40 Scholarship Endowment
  • Charles Lewis and Juanita Claflin Riggin Scholarship Endowment
  • Tom Sakata '48 Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Paul '54 and David '56 Sakuda Scholarship Endowment
  • Francis & Nellian Sen Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Lester Sen Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Anthony S.Y. Seto M.D. Scholarship Endowment
  • Seto Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Dr. Stanley Sueo and June Aloha Shimoda Scholarship Endowment
  • Clifford and Aileen Shin Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Nan Chul Shin Scholarship Fund
  • Fred Shintaku Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Arthur G. Smith/Cades Schutte Scholarship Endowment
  • Chui Ying Soo Scholarship Endowment
  • C. V. Starr Scholarship Endowment
  • Daniel R. and Jill Stewart Scholarship Endowment
  • Sullivan Family Scholarship Endowment at ‘Iolani School
  • SYA Scholarship Endowment
  • Tamotsu and Esther Tanaka Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Gerald and Mary Jane Taniguchi Scholarship
  • Hugh C. Tennent Scholarship Endowment
  • Waiola Shave Ice Scholarship Endowment
  • Donna J. Walden Scholarship Endowment
  • G. N. Wilcox Trust Scholarship
  • Eli McCord Witt '98 Scholarship Endowment
  • Harvey K. Wong Memorial Scholarship
  • Kai Wong Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Raymond W.C. Wong Family Scholarship Endowment
  • Betty & Theodore W.J. Wong '47 Endowed Scholarship
  • John and Christina Wu Scholarship Endowment
  • C. Q. Yee Hop & Family Scholarship Endowment
  • John S.C. Yee Family Scholarship Endowment
  • John Sau Chun '60 and Diana Chow Yee Scholarship Endowment