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College scholarships and internships

From our littlest keiki to those exploring higher education and career development, we’re here to help nurture the dreams of all Native Hawaiian learners. Beyond high school, learning continues in different shapes and forms. Explore opportunities to continue your development.

KS college scholarships
KS college scholarships

Oct. 1, 2023–Jan. 19, 2024

Application checklist

We are excited to announce that multiple scholarships are now available through a single application process! These KS Scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are dedicated to making a meaningful contribution to the lāhui.

Pauahi Foundation scholarships
Pauahi Foundation scholarships

Dec. 4, 2023–Jan. 31, 2024

Application checklist

With the generous support of private donors, Pauahi Foundation is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities for haumāna pursuing college-level areas of study including trade and vocation. With just one free application, you can access over 150 scholarship opportunities!

Scholarship awardee kuleana (for SY 2023-24)

Required for Po‘o Kula, Ka‘i Lanakila, and Nowelo scholarship recipients
Important: You must complete ten (10) hours of community service and send in your college transcripts. Go to the Scholarship awardee kuleana page for complete information on awardee requirements.


Kāpili ‘Oihana

Kāpili ‘Oihana is committed to being a catalyst to develop pathways and skills in industries that are providing Native Hawaiian rich workforce opportunities.

We look forward to facilitating career connections between our employer partners and student interns.

Should you need support or have any questions, please reach out via email:

Need kōkua?

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

Schedule help:


Kawaiaha‘o Plaza

567 South King St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 523-6200

KS Hawai‘i

16-716 Volcano Rd.
Kea‘au, HI 96749
(808) 982-0000

KS Kapālama

1887 Makuakāne St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 842-8211

KS Maui

275 ‘A‘apueo Pkwy
Pukalani, HI 96768
(808) 572-3100