Kamehameha Schools college scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year are now available through KS’ Financial Aid and Scholarship Services Division. Those who apply early have a better chance of being eligible. The following scholarships are currently being offered:
Nā Hoʿokama A Pauahi Scholarship
Application deadline: April 20, 2015
Award amounts up to $8,000
This need-based scholarship is available to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. Each applicant must:
TIP: Apply early! According to FASS, the biggest reason students are not eligible for this scholarship is that they don’t complete the application process in time. It can take several weeks to gather the required documents which include federal tax returns and birth certificates.
ʻImi Naʻauao Scholarship
Application deadline: March 9, 2015
Award amounts up to $12,000
This merit-based scholarship is available to graduate students only. Applicants must:
TIP: Remember recommendation letters. The most common reason applicants are not eligible for this scholarship is that they do not secure the three letters of recommendation required by the application process.
The KS Financial Aid and Scholarship Services Division provides financial assistance to students from preschool to post-high. During the 2014-15 school year, KS’ Nā Hoʻokama a Pauahi program awarded $12.8 million in scholarships to 2,215 students and the ʻImi Naʻauao program awarded $1.3 million to 114 students. For more information visit KS' Financial Aid and Scholarship Services web page or call (808) 534-8080.