In 1966, HGEA established the Charles R. Kendall Scholarship and Education Fund to honor the late Charles R. Kendall, who dedicated his life to the improvement of public employees throughout the state of Hawaii. HGEA continues his efforts by providing educational benefits to members and their immediate families. So far, HGEA has given more than 2,000 awards to deserving individuals.
Awards are available to members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend on a full- time basis a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursue other post- high school study. Member must be in good standing for at least one year.
A) Full-dues paying HGEA members whose membership has been in good standing for at least one year prior to and inclusive of the month of the application due date
B) HGEA members' children (including their other dependents for tax purposes) age 23 and younger
C) Applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded, be accepted or attending on a full-time basis a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursue other post-high school study.