The Hana Lima Scholarship Program (HLSP) provides financial assistance to students participating in a vocational or technical education program for occupations that can provide a "living wage." This need-based scholarship is available to students in vocational programs that lead to a specific segment of employment. This scholarship gives financial assistance toward tuition and fees, books and other required tools or uniforms for a vocational program. Students pursuing a major in Liberal Arts or are taking only pre-requisite courses are encouraged to select a major of study in order to qualify for additional services.
As An Applicant, You Must Meet The Following Criteria:
A) Be of Native Hawaiian Ancestry
B) Be a resident of the State of Hawai'i
C) Received a High School Diploma or equivalent
D) Not currently receiving any Kamehameha Schools financial aid for post-secondary education
E) Maintain a 2.0 or higher grade point average (GPA)
F) Be enrolled at least half time in a vocational degree (AA or AS – Associates Degree) or certification program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawai'i listed on the application.
G) We DO NOT assist with Baccalaureate, Graduate, or Professional Degrees