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Phone
(808) 735-4780
Email
finaid@chaminade.edu
Location
Clarence T.C. Ching Hall, 6
Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Religious Scholarships

If you are a member of a parish in the Archdiocese of Honolulu, Guam or American Samoa, attend a Marianist- sponsored High School or a Catholic High School in Hawaii, Guam or Saipan, you may be eligible for one of the following Religious Scholarships. Although the scholarships are merit-based all applicants should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for need-based scholarships, grants, loans and College Work Study. Candidates selected for one of the Religious Scholarships are required to complete 20 hours of community service each semester.

Academic Criteria

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Test score requirements (SAT or ACT accepted):
    • SAT administered after March 2016 (Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math): 1000
    • SAT administered prior to March 2016 (Critical Reading + Math): 920
    • Cumulative ACT: 19
  • You must be a first year student who has never attended another college or university.

Catholic Scholarship

Value: 50% tuition discount

In addition to the academic requirements, eligible students must:

  • Be a graduate of a Catholic High School in Hawaii, Guam or Saipan.
  • Be nominated by a college counselor, principal, parish priest or deacon based upon academic potential and involvement in school, church, and the community.
  • Nominations may be submitted here.

Parish Scholarship

Value: 50% tuition discount

In addition to the academic requirements, eligible students must:

  • Be nominated by a Catholic priest or deacon from a parish in the Diocese of Honolulu, Guam or American Samoa based upon involvement with their parish church and community.
  • Nominations may be submitted here.

Marianist Leadership Scholarship

Value: 75% tuition discount

In addition to the academic requirements, eligible students must:

  • Be a graduate of a Marianist-sponsored High School*
  • Be nominated by your high school college counselor or principal, based on your academic potential and involvement in school, church and community.
  • Nominations may be submitted here.
Marianist High Schools

Hawaii

  • Saint Anthony Jr/Sr High School, Wailuku, Maui, HI
  • Saint Louis School, Honolulu, HI

United States and Puerto Rico

  • Archbishop Moeller High School, Cincinnatti, OH
  • Archbishop Riordan High School, San Francisco, CA
  • Chaminade Catholic College Preparatory School, St Louis, MO
  • Chaminade College Preparatory, Chatsworth, CA
  • Chaminade High School, Mineola, NY
  • Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School, Dayton, OH
  • Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory, Hollywood, FL
  • Central Catholic High School, San Antonio, TX
  • Colegio San Jose, San Juan, PR
  • Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School, Bellevue, NE
  • Kellenberg Memorial High School, Uniondale, NY
  • Mother Seton Academy, Baltmore, MD
  • Purcell Marian High School, Cincinnatti, OH
  • Saint John Vianney High School, St. Louis, MO
  • Saint Mary’s High School, St. Louis, MO
  • Villa Angela- Saint Joseph High School, Cleveland, OH

Ireland

  • St Laurence College, Dublin, Ireland

Eligibility and Other Details

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 1.

Please note, if the scholarship is not solely based on GPA, you must file a FAFSA to be considered. It is recommended that you file a FAFSA before March 1.

GPA calculations: You will receive confirmation of your scholarship with acceptance to Chaminade, and if the scholarship is based on a GPA, the amount will be based on your known high school GPA. The award amount will be finalized when Chaminade gets a record of your cumulative high school GPA upon graduation.

While attending Chaminade, your GPA may vary; however, you will continue to receive the same award amount.

These scholarships and grants apply to all U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals who are full-time undergraduate day program students. Students will receive the one best university-funded award for which they are eligible. Scholarship programs are reviewed yearly and are subject to change without notice.