Kamehameha Schools offers need-based aid to supplement educational costs (tuition and bus transportation) for students to attend summer school at one of its three K-12 campuses. Summer is an extension of the current 2023-2024 school year.
The application process for Summer 2024 is open to NEW students and siblings of current KS students. See additional program enrollment information.
Complete the free online application through FACTS.
If you have a current FACTS application on file, log in and add the KS Summer School Financial Aid program to your application.
We require you to submit your 2021 signed federal tax return and any non-taxable income document listed on your application.
If the child’s biological parents are not currently married, you will be required to submit all necessary court documents (divorce decrees, custody agreements, legal guardianship, etc.) to confirm legal custody.
Custodial information establishes who has the legal authority to make decisions and to sign school documents on behalf of this child. Custodial documentation and questions regarding custody should be submitted to the Kamehameha Schools Ho‘oulu Verification Services.
Kamehameha Schools decision letters will be sent out in April 2024, in coordination with the summer school program invitation packet.
Yes, financial aid is available to non-Kamehameha Schools students for the summer school programs offered at the Kamehameha Schools campuses.
FACTS Grant & Aid is a household application. List all students applying for summer school financial aid on your application.
No, a Kamehameha Schools student currently receiving financial aid for the 2023-24 school year DOES NOT need to complete a summer school financial aid application. Eligibility for summer school financial aid was communicated through your financial aid notification.
Siblings of a current Kamehameha Schools student receiving financial aid for 2023-2024 school year must complete an Admissions application. Applicants in this category are not required to submit financial information with their application.
Yes, current recipient receiving a PKS or Kipona Scholarship for the 2023-24 school year are required to submit an Admissions application. Applicants in this category must login to their FACTS Grant & Aid account to add summer school financial aid for program consideration.
To apply for summer school financial aid, you must submit an Admissions application first. Families who submitted their admission application may apply for summer school financial aid via FACTS Grant & Aid.
No, the online application is free.
Application deadline is Feb. 15, 2024. Applications received after deadline will not be processed. All decisions made by Financial Aid and Scholarships Services are final.
Birth parents are required to complete a FACTS Grant & Aid application. See general requirement below:
Custodial parent may submit an explanation of circumstances to help KS understand the current family situation with the whereabouts of a birth parent. The explanation of circumstances will be reviewed, and additional information may be requested.
No, any circumstances that occur after the program deadline will not be considered.
General list of required documents:
Required documents may be uploaded directly to your FACTS Grant & Aid application no later than Feb. 15, 2024.
Yes, feel free to visit a Resource Center located near you. Please complete the appointment scheduler to lock in a date/time: bookings.ksbe.edu/ksrc
FACTS and KS will send email and/or give you a phone call to notify you if your application is incomplete.
You will receive a confirmation email confirming receipt of your application and/or required documents within 24 hours of submission.