Kahuku High and Intermediate School

SCHOLARSHIPS

Taiwanese American Community Scholarship
This scholarship is for seniors who have a 3.3 gpa, plan to enroll in a college or university in the fall of 2019, have demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to public service. The scholarship is worth $1,000. The application is available on the right side of this page.
Deadline: April 27, 2019
 
The PCC High School Senior Scholarship
The deadline has been extended for the PCC High School Senior Scholarship. The new deadline is April 26th. You can find the application on the right side of this page (PCC Scholarship), in Q2 or go to Taito Vuniwai's office at the PCC Administration Office. 
Deadline: April 26, 2019
 
Ko'olauloa Health Center Scholarship
Three deserving seniors who plan to pursue a health-related field will win $400 each. The application is available on the right side of this page (Ko'olauloa Health Center app) and can be picked up in Q2. 
Deadline: April 26, 2019 
 
The Lautaha Family Scholarship
The Lautaha Family has been established for many years. Siaosi and Salote Lautaha arrived in the 1970s from the islands of Tonga to pursue higher education in Hawaii. Siaosi Lautaha was the first in his immediate family to graduate from college and the first to continue on with graduate studies. Growing up in a home that made education a priority, their five children are Kahuku alumni who all graduated from college. The scholarship was held in their honor and served to recognize academic achievement and encourage the pursuit of higher education. The children of Siaosi and Salote Lautaha hope to continue supporting and encouraging students at Kahuku. The application is available to download on the right side of this page or it can be picked up in Q2.
Deadline: May 1, 2019
 
Kahuku Medical Center Scholarship
The Kahuku Medical Center is offering one scholarship worth $3,000. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in college full-time, who aims to better themselves and their community and who has financial or familial hardship. The application can be found on the right side of this page (Kahuku Medical Center App) or it can be picked up in Q2.
Deadline: May 1, 2019
 

The Aidan Kahōkūʻaleʻaleʻo kapō James Scholarship (This is a non-recurring $1,000 scholarship.)

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Submit two signed letters of recommendation
  • Write an essay to explain why you deserve this scholarship, what you have done in the stated field, why special needs, and how you will perpetuate Aidan’s dream.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited university within the United States of America.
  • Bonus points: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

In memory of Aidan Kahōkūʻaleʻaleʻo kapō James, who was to graduate this year, 2019.  Some of the students that are graduating this year may have been in his classes at Kahuku Elementary.  He has traveled to many states and in his short life he wanted to someday create his own video game.  His grandparents would like to encourage and support his dream by assisting one of his fellow seniors in the class of 2019.  Encouraging Interactive Arts & Sciences, the Aiden Kahōkūʻaleʻaleʻo kapō James  Scholarship will grant $1,000 to a full-time undergraduate student who is pursuing careers specializing in art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, or music composition. Applicants must submit two signed letters of recommendation, an essay (as noted above) and be enrolled in an accredited university within the United States of America.  As a bonus, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Deadline: Friday, May 3

 

CollegeBoard Opportunity Scholarships (for current juniors)

This scholarship is designed to encourage more students to take the steps necessary to get into college (and use CollegeBoard's products). Students in the class of 2020 are eligible to win awards from $5,000 to $40,000. Go to the website for more information.