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Kamehameha Schools was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha the Great.

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  • COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

    College Need-Based Scholarships

    Need-based scholarships for college students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees

    Application window: October 1 – February 14
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »

    ‘Imi Na‘auao

    Merit-based scholarships for college students pursuing a graduate degree

    Application window: November 15 – January 31
    Age group: College students
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    Pauahi Foundation scholarships

    Over 100 merit- and need-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students that have been created by private donors and awarded based on many factors

    Application window: December 26 – February 8
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »


Upcoming programs

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  • COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS

    Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program

    Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program (KOIP) is a statewide 14-week summer internship program for college students.

    Application window: February
    Age group: College students
    Program info and application instructions »



  • COLLEGE & CAREER PREP

    Kamehameha Scholars

    Nationally acclaimed college and career planning program that provides non-Kamehameha students entering 9th grade with year-round workshops, interactive lessons and program counselors.

    Application window: April
    Age group: students entering 9th grade
    Program info and application instructions »


  • EARLY COLLEGE

    Early College Scholarship

    Scholarship for 9th – 11th grade students attending eligible high schools, who want to earn college credit before they graduate.

    Application window: March–April
    Age group: students in 9 – 11 grades
    Program info and application instructions »


  • K–12 EDUCATION

    Campus Program

    Traditional K-12 program at campuses located on Oʻahu, Maui and Hawaiʻi island with world-class curriculum rooted in Christian and Hawaiian values

    Application window: September
    Age group: Check website for entry grade levels for each campus

    Program info and application instructions »

    For kōkua, call (808) 534-8080.

    Kipona Scholarship

    Need-based scholarship for students enrolling in participating non-Kamehameha private schools statewide

    Application window: September
    Age group: Students entering grades K, 6, 9 (statewide); students entering grade 7 from Oʻahu, West Hawaiʻi, Kauaʻi, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi or Hāna

    Program info and application instructions »

    For kōkua, call (808) 534-8080.


 
 

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