Scholarship ʻAha 2020: Kamehameha Schools
Multiple scholarships available in one application, including the Na Ho‘okama a Pauahi and Ho‘okawowo scholarships. KS college scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need and are committed to contributing to the lāhui.
Na Ho‘okama a Pauahi
A scholarship to nurture the dreams of Native Hawaiian learners to grow as ‘ōiwi leaders. Na Ho‘okama a Pauahi is available to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need.
A scholarship for future educators, Ho‘okawowo is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree and career in Hawaiian culture-based education. Eligible students will be notified via email after a CSS Profile is received.
- Application opens: Oct. 1, 2020
- Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021
- Hawaiʻi Resident
- Full-Time Student
- Classified, Degree-Seeking Student
- Having Financial Need
- Meet Maximum Funding Guidelines
In addition to the above requirements, students must intend to pursue a career in Hawaiian culture-based education to be eligible for a Ho‘okawowo Scholarship. Eligibility will be determined after review of CSS Profile. Eligible students will receive an email with further instructions.
Nā Ho‘okama a Pauahi
There are no additional eligibility requirements to be considered eligible for application review. However, as we review applications for awarding, primary factors of consideration for an award will include:
- Demonstrated financial need
- School choice — Preference will be given to students who enroll at a school that has proven track record of high graduation rates (of 50% or more). Awards may decrease if the choice of school changes.
- Short answer response
Learn more about our other scholarship partners:
Oʻahu (coming soon)