Chaminade University is proud to offer four-year merit and need-based scholarships to new first-year and transfer students of Native Hawaiian ancestry. Awards are based on the student’s academic profile as well as scholarship-specific criteria. Recipients of a Native Hawaiian Scholarship must file the Free Application for Federal Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) annually to be considered for need-based assistance, maintain satisfactory academic progress and meet additional requirements if applicable.
The Office of Native Hawaiian Partnerships Award provides new first-year students with a 50% tuition discount. The scholarship is renewable annually based on meeting the scholarship requirements including 20 hours of community service each semester.
The Hoʻoulu Scholarship Program is funded by Kamehameha Schools and Chaminade University. The vision of this program is to train a new generation of Hawaiian scientists, health practitioners, forensic specialists, environmental professionals and business leaders who are equally grounded in science and culture.
The Alakaʻina Foundation Endowed Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to eligible new students for their first year of study at Chaminade. To be considered for this need-based scholarship students must enroll in a major other than nursing or science and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Chaminade/Kamehameha Nursing Scholarship provides the recipient with a 50% tuition discount and is awarded to Kamehameha graduates who are first-year students enrolled in the nursing program. The scholarship is renewable annually based on meeting the scholarships requirements.