We continue to carefully monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, which is evolving quickly. It may be necessary for Kamehameha Schools to continue to adapt and update our practices in response to guidance and directives from state and federal health officials. As more information becomes available, we are committed to providing timely, relevant updates about any impacts on KS operations. KS Financial Aid & Scholarships Office will provide timely updates on this page.

For additional updates on COVID-19 that affect Kamehameha Schools, click here to visit our Mālama Ola page.

Pre-K – 12 Programs

For school year 2020-2021, all programs are continuing to process applications. Award notifications vary by program and remain on-schedule at this time.

To alleviate any hardship that students and families may be facing, the service hours requirement will be waived for the 2019-2020 school year. Families do not need to submit attendance and service hours in the Hoʻoulu Kaiaulu Parent Portal.

Post-High Programs

For school year 2020-2021, all programs are continuing to process applications. Award notifications vary by program and remain on-schedule at this time.

For school year 2019-2020, summer award notifications were emailed to eligible students on March 2nd. The deadline to accept the award online via KS Net Partner is April 15th.

To alleviate any hardship that students may be facing, the community service requirement will be waived for the 2019-2020 school year. Students do not need to submit community service activities in the Community Service Portal.

Now accepting applications for: 
Financial aid for KS preschool through grade 12
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Preschool

Kamehameha Schools Preschool Financial Aid Program

For keiki ages 3 and 4 currently attending or invited to attend one of Kamehameha’s 29 preschool sites

Application Information

Pauahi Keiki Scholars (PKS) Preschool Scholarship Program
For keiki 3 years and older currently attending or planning to attend a participating preschool in Hawai’i.

Application Information

K-12th Grade
Kipona Scholarship Program
For new or returning/renewal students attending or planning to attend a participating private school in Hawaiʻi.

Application Information

Kamehameha Schools K-12 Financial Aid Program
For keiki currently attending or invited to attend one of the three Kamehameha Schools campuses.

Application Information

Kamehameha Schools Summer School Financial Aid Program
For keiki planning to attend a Kamehameha Schools campus Summer School Program in 2019.

Application Information

Post-High

KS College Scholarships
Scholarships available to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree and include the Nā Hoʻokama a Pauahi, Mauō, & Hoʻokawowo scholarships.

2020-2021 Application Window
Oct. 1, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Pauahi Foundation
100+ scholarships available to undergraduate students and graduate students.

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2020-2021 Application Dates

ʻImi Naʻauao
Merit scholarship available to students pursuing a graduate degree.

2020-2021 Application Window
Nov. 15, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Early College Credit
College course credit scholarship available to students at participating Hawaiʻi high schools.

2020-2021 Application Window
Nov. 15, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

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