Scholarship ʻAha 2021: 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

Need-based scholarship


Need-based scholarship for those majoring in Education, Hawaiian Studies or Hawaiian Language

Kūlana Kumu (Merit)

Merit-based scholarship for Education majors & teaching certificates


Scholarship for those enrolling at Arizona State University, preference for bachelor’s in Sustainability

Early College Credit

High school students currently enrolled at an eligible school may attend a UH class

Important Dates:

  • Application opens: Oct. 1, 2021
  • Application deadline: Jan. 14, 2022


  • Hawaiʻi Resident
  • Full-Time Student
  • Classified, Degree-Seeking Student
  • Having Financial Need
  • Meet Maximum Funding Guidelines



Learn more about our other scholarship partners:

Alu Like Hana Lima Scholarship

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation

Kamehameha Schools

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship

Pauahi Foundation

UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Scholarship

UH System Scholarships


Additional Resources:

FAFSA Line-by-Line Guide

Financial Aid Workshops



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2020 Scholarship ʻAha Presentation


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