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Take that next step with a scholarship from the Pauahi Foundation.


Scholarships for Kamehameha Schools Seniors

The Pauahi Foundation administers scholarships that have been created by private donors. The Foundation awards scholarships supporting college level areas of study, as well as trade and vocational courses. Many awards may be determined based on merit, while some are restricted for those students who demonstrate a financial need or for students applying from specific geographic regions.

The application window for the 2020-2021 academic year is now CLOSED for Kamehameha Schools Seniors.

The deadline to apply was December 20, 2019 at 4:15pm. Please review our Scholarship Program Timeline for more information.

For questions regarding your application, please email:

public applicants

Scholarships for Public Applicants

Scholarships are available to the public, including students who are not graduates of Kamehameha Schools. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

The application window for the 2020-2021 academic year is now open for the general public. Deadline to apply is February 7, 2020 at 4:15pm (HST).

To learn more, click here.


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