A college education is possible for you
Leeward CC offers high-quality education at the lowest tuition rates in the state. Even though our tuition is affordable, we realize that you may still need help finding ways to pay for your education. Let us help you find the resources that can help you manage your college expenses.
Meeting needs in areas of basic living, technology, and academics might also be a challenge for you. We offer support services to help you overcome these barriers so you can focus on your education.
Browse our full listing of resources below.
Find out what you need to know about getting financial assistance for your education.
Apply for federal, institutional, and state aid for FREE by completing the FAFSA application.
Apply for as many scholarships as you can – itʻs free money for college and does not have to be repaid!
For Veterans, Active Duty Military Servicemembers, Reservists, Guardsmen, and Dependents, receive assistance in staying connected to achieve your academic goals while using military funds to pay for your tuition. Funding options are:
- VA Benefits – Post 911 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Dependents Education Assistance
- Tuition Assistance
- MYCAA Spouse Scholarship
Visit our Veterans Resource Center (VRC) for information about these programs and how to access them.
Get help covering basic living and college expenses, maintaining proper nutrition or get a discounted bus pass.
Receive personalized assistance with course content and skills for a variety of subjects.
Save Money on Textbooks
Through Open Educational Resources (OER), weʻve been able to save our students over $6.3 million (since 2016) on textbook costs. Leading the way in the UH System, over fifty percent of our courses offer no cost for textbooks. You can use the money you save on textbooks for other educational or personal expenses.
Finding TXT0 courses in STAR (external link)
Finances not your only concern?
Here are other student support services available to help you!
Leeward Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability in its programs and activities. Details of our non-discrimination under Title IX and for CTE program. The complete nondiscrimination policy may be found at http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/policies-nondiscr-aa.
If you have difficulty understanding English you may request language assistance services such as interpretation or translation services. These services are available free of charge. For more information view our Notice of Language Assistance.