UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program

This scholarship program, funded through the Office Of Hawaiian Affairs, focuses on Native Hawaiian students in STEM and STEM Education degree pathways. The UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program helps fund tuition and fees for Native Hawaiian scholarship awardees across all 10 campuses within the University of Hawaiʻi System. Awardees of the scholars will receive mentorship provided through established Native Hawaiian support programs and are required to attend a scholarship orientation, academic advising, and other activities which help strengthen the relationships and knowledge of educational pathways at the student’s home campus. The UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education scholarship application is available to all current and potential students who meet the requirements and are seeking a degree at any one of the 10 campuses in the UH System.


Typical annual award: $1000 (undergraduate) – $3000 (graduate)


For more information about the scholarship and application process please contact the UH – OHA Scholarship team at ohastem@hawaii.edu.