Child Health Assessment in the Pacific Summer Fellowship Program 


  • Interested in gaining practical career skills while getting PAID?
  • Coming to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for a 7-day, all expenses paid, to study about child health?
  • Joining a network of professionals from across the Pacific trained in standardized approaches to measure children?
  • Earn transferrable college credit?
  • Working with a mentor to complete an independent field experience applying your skills in your home community?

The Child Health Assessment in the Pacific (CHAP) Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program is looking for undergraduate applicants from Chaminade University, Northern Marianas College, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa or the University of Guam to participate in a summer training opportunity. Students enrolled in programs such as nutrition, nursing, early childhood education, public health and other degrees are encouraged to apply!

What are the components of the CHAP Summer Fellowship Program?

  • Fellows will be matched with a mentor from their institution.
  • Fellows will complete 2 courses online (FSHN 185 The Science of Human Nutrition and FSHN 455 Childhood Anthropometric and Dietary Assessment Field Techniques) delivered through the Children’s Healthy Living Program Summer Institute offered via the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College.
  • Fellows will come to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for a 7-day intensive hands-on training and standardization experience in child anthropometry techniques. For a glimpse at what the 2016 fellows experienced during their 7-day training at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa check out this video:
  • Fellows will conduct a field experience related to anthropometry or diet. To see what previous fellows have done in the CHAP Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program check-out the CHAP YouTube Channel.



Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program

 The Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program (NHHSP) addresses access to health care by developing a Native Hawaiian health care workforce of professionals committed to serve the unique health needs of Hawaiian communities. The program recruits and nurtures professionals in-training for primary health care disciplines and specialties most needed to deliver quality, culturally competent health services to Native Hawaiians throughout the State of Hawai‘i.

In addition to requiring admittance to accredited schools and programs, this merit-based program awards generous scholarships to eligible individuals that appear to be dedicated to providing primary health services to Native Hawaiians and their families in Hawai‘i.

Recipients are obligated to serve full-time in medically under-served areas in Hawai‘i for two (minimum) to four (maximum) years, depending upon the length of time of scholarship support.

Scholars will receive funding for tuition, books, other related educational costs, and a monthly stipend while enrolled “full-time” in an accredited university/college program. A coordinated service plan (licensure, service site) will be designed specifically for each graduate.

More than 300 Hawaiians have been awarded the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship. Students pursuing degrees in one of the following professions who are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply:

  • Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD)
  • Dental Medicine (DMD or DDS)
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitians or Nutritionists (Masters-Level)
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nursing
    • Associates Degree (ADN)
    • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN)
    • Master’s Degree (MSN)
    • Nurse Midwifery (MSN)
    • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
      • Adult / Geriatrics
      • Community / Public Health
      • Family Health
      • Pediatrics
    • Doctorate Degree (DNP)
  • Optometry (OD)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Physician (Allopathic or Osteopathic, MD or DO)
  • Physician Assistant (Masters-Level)
  • Public Health (Masters-Level)
  • Social Work (Masters-Level)

AlohaCare Scholarship

Are you an AlohaCare member or an immediate family member of an AlohaCare member? Are you looking to pursue a career in health services? Would you like financial assistance to help you pay for higher education?

If you answered yes to the above questions, then apply to the AlohaCare scholarship today! You could receive up to $10,000 to help you pay for education expenses. 

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 31st, 2017.


College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Scholarship


The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) has scholarships available to qualified students majoring in any of its programs.  CTAHR scholarship recipients are expected to donate several hours each semester in service-related activities.

CTAHR Scholarships for New Students

The CTAHR New Student Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students with a declared CTAHR major.

The CTAHR Centennial Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students with a declared CTAHR major who are first-generation college students. First generation college students are defined as "first in their families attending college, whose parents have not earned a bachelor’s degree." (If a student’s sibling has already earned a bachelor’s degree, they are no longer considered a first-generation college student.)

The CTAHR Native Hawaiian New Student Scholarship is available to new freshmen and transfer students who are of Native Hawaiian ancestry with a declared CTAHR major.

These scholarships are in addition to financial aid available through the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

New and transfer students should complete and return the Scholarships for CTAHR New Students: Application Form. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 26, 2017 and mailed to: CTAHR Academic and Student Affairs Office, 3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 210, Honolulu, HI 96822.


 GEAR UP Hawaii Program

GEAR UP Hawai‘i seeks to increase the number of low-income students who enter into and succeed in college by increasing their awareness of, preparedness for, and enrollment in postsecondary education. Within that goal are four objectives:

  1. Support Academic Preparation of Students
  2. Explore Dual Credit Options
  3. Increase College Access and Financial Aid Information
  4. Support College Enrollment and First Year in College
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Hawaii Community Foundation

The Hawaii Community Foundation is honored to provide a wealth of financial support to qualified students and nonprofit organizations throughout Hawaii.

HCF invests charitable funds in communities across the State primarily through nonprofit organizations. Our core programs are designed to support a stronger nonprofit sector as we believe that these organizations are one cornerstone of a vibrant civic society. We administer a number of grant making programs with targeted purposes or an island-based focus. We create grant programs that deliver solid results efficiently while informing our impact work and knowledge assets.

HCF also assists several private foundations in delivering their grant making programs according to their specific strategies. Each competitive grant programs has its own funding priorities and proposal requirements. Our goal is to provide effective, efficient, timely, and fiscally responsible services to our clients and customers.

In addition, we are proud to have awarded millions of scholarship dollars to worthy college students. We awarded our first student scholarships generations ago and will for generations to come. Our section on scholarships provides information on the necessary requirements for scholarship application.

We constantly commit ourselves to making sure our actions and investments are making a difference every day for the people and communities of Hawaii.


Pauahi Foundation Scholarship Program

The Pauahi Foundation Scholarship application has now closed!  If you’ve clicked the “Submit” button on your application you will be able to check documents we’ve received as of 2:00pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017.  Documents received beyond Thursday at 2:00pm will be entered upon our return to the office.

As a reminder, all documents needed to be received in our office by Friday, February 17, 2017, 4:15pm, HST.  As iterated on our website, we will not be accepting post-marked documents and official transcripts (sent directly to us from the institution) also needed to be received in our office by the deadline.


Duke Kahanamoku Foundation Scholarship


Since 1986, the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation has been supporting Hawaii’s young men and women who embody what Duke believed in and stood for: Education, Athleticism, and the Aloha Spirit. In honor of Duke’s 125th birthday, we are raising funds to continue the important work we do—furthering the education of Hawaii’s student-athletes, supporting athletic events that encourage competition and sportsmanship, and perpetuating the legacy of a legend.


OHA Scholarship

OHA is helping Native Hawaiian students pay for college through the OHA Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program Scholarship.

The OHA scholarship is administered through the University of Hawai’i for Native Hawaiian students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program (NHSEMP) Scholarship provides scholarships and wrap-around services for students of Hawaiian ancestry pursuing STEM degrees at any of the University of Hawai’i campuses. Priority will be given to non-traditional students.

The OHA-NHSEMP Scholarship will be promoted at the University of Hawai’i System Scholarship website:

Prospective applicants with questions about the application process may contact the UH System Scholarship Office by phone at (808) 933-7601 (Hilo) or by email at

Community members with questions about the OHA-NHSEMP Scholarship may also contact project director Dr. Joshua Kaakua by phone at (808) 956-2289 (Honolulu) or by email at

The UH System Common Scholarship Application will be available online beginning on Dec. 1.

The UH System Common Scholarship Application will close on March 1.

Priority will be given to students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and

Priority will be given to non-traditional students.


NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program

  • We support registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and nurse faculty by paying up to 85% of their unpaid nursing education debt.
  • Am I Eligible for Loan Repayment?
  • Review the following NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program requirements to find out.
  • I am a:
  • licensed registered nurse;
  • advanced practice registered nurse, such as a nurse practitioner; or
  • nurse faculty member with qualifying nursing debt.
  • I received my nursing education from:
  • an accredited school of nursing located in a U.S. state or territory.
  • I work full-time in:
  • an eligible Critical Shortage Facility in a high need area (for RNs, APNs),
  • an accredited school of nursing (for nurse faculty).
  • We give funding preference depending on your financial need.

Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce College Scholarship

Investing in Hawaii's future business leaders

At the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, part of our mission is "to provide the necessary facilities for members’ educational advancement in subject areas relevant to business, industry and commerce." That's why we offer scholarships to Native Hawaiian students studying Business at the University level.  

Applicants must enroll in a degree-seeking program at a two- or four-year college institution; demonstrate interest in Hawaiian language culture, and history; and demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community through an essay.


Founders Scholarship, Culinary Scholarship & Enrichment Programs

The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club sponsors a college scholarship, culinary academy scholarship, and other enrichment programs available to members of our local community. Applications for the various programs are handled online, through the appropriate webpages listed here.

Please see any of our scholarship webpages for additional information including How to Apply. The dates and deadlines for each are different so please check back often as the listings will be updated as required.

Contact LVHCC with any specific questions on any of our Scholarship Programs, or if you have a suggestion on a Program we should consider supporting.