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Application guide

From preschool to post-high and everything in between, Kamehameha Schools is here to help. Use the following tool to help filter through all of the Kamehameha Schools financial aid and scholarship applications ensuring you find the best to fit your educational needs.

Preschool aid

Need-based aid for students currently attending or who have been invited to attend KS preschool.

For grade: Preschool

K-12 campus aid

Need-based aid for students who are currently attending or invited to attend Kamehameha’s K-12 programs.

For grade: Elementary, middle and high


Need-based scholarship for students currently receiving Kipona, or new students entering Grade 6 or 9.

For grade: 6 and 9

Pauahi Keiki Scholars

Need-based scholarship for eligible preschool-aged students planning to attend a participating PKS preschool in Hawai‘i.

For grade: Preschool

Kāpili ‘Oihana

Internship program for college students

For grade: College

Pauahi Foundation

College scholarships for students seeking post-secondary education in Hawai‘i or in the continental United States.

For grade: College (all levels, as well as teaching certificate and technical or vocational degree)

Imi Na‘auao

This scholarship is available to graduate students who have received an ‘Imi Na‘auao Scholarship in the 2019-2020 academic year.

For grade: College (graduate degrees)

KS college scholarships: Na Ho‘okama a Pauahi

College scholarship to support Native Hawaiians scholars who are committed to contributing to the well-being of the Native Hawaiian community, both locally and globally and have financial need.

For grade: College

KS College Scholarships: Ho‘okawowo

The Ho‘okawowo Scholarship is available to Native Hawaiian students interested in pursuing a teaching career in Hawaiian culture-based education

For grade: College (bachelor’s, master’s or teaching certificate)

Need kōkua?

(808) 534-8080 or 1-800-842-IMUA and press 3 (Neighbor Island/Continental U.S.)