Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

University of Hawaii at Hilo Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


It is interesting to note that, every year, around 86% of students at UHH receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $7,590,581. Notably, a total of 45% of the applicants to University of Hawaii at Hilo receive the Federal Grant every year. Meanwhile, 76% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 58% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 45% of the students get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $5,127, while the same comes to $3,824 for State Grant receivers and $3,934 for Institution Grant awardees. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,644. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At UHH, an estimated number of 38% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for University of Hawaii at Hilo

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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