First year students: Four-year scholarship, can award up to 100% tuition per year plus eligibility for living allowance based on financial need and rural/neighbor island residency.
Transfer students: Two- or three-year scholarship, can award up to 100% tuition per year plus eligibility for living allowance based on financial need and rural/neighbor island residency.
Program services: Ho’oulu Business Innovation (HBI) Scholars will be part of the prestigious Ho’oulu program at Chaminade. We provide wraparound services for success including dedicated Academic Navigator faculty providing life coaching and academic support; paid internships and employer-ready certification opportunities; culturally-sustaining curriculum and activities; professional development and service programs. Ho’oulu HBI Scholars are also eligible for Chaminade’s Experiential Honors program in Entrepreneurship.
- Business Administration
- Integrated Marketing Communication
- Data Science, Visualization and Analytics (specialization in business analytics)
*Ho’oulu Business Innovation Scholars in the Data Science major are required to elect the Business Analytics specialization. All Ho’oulu Business Innovation scholars are encouraged to elect Economics or Data Science minors.
Academic Requirement: Minimum 2.5 high school GPA
Be part of the solution: Develop your business skills, professional network and entrepreneurship to lead Hawai’i’s economic recovery and build resilience for our community.
Join an ‘ohana: 166 current and past Ho’oulu Scholars who are ready to change Hawai’i and the world.
Step onto the road to success: To date, the Ho’oulu program has a 100% 4-year graduation rate, 94% first-time class pass rate and 98% program retention rate. 100% of our graduates are currently employed or gained admission to the graduate program of their dreams.
Belong: The Ho’oulu program’s strong emphasis on culture, family and community keep you connected to Hawai’i as you reach for the stars.
The Ho’oulu Business Innovation Scholarship Program is applies a preference for Native Hawaiian students to the extent allowable by law. Scholarship awards are targeted at highly talented future business professionals with demonstrated financial need.
If you have any questions about the Ho’oulu STEM Scholarship Program, please contact Dr. Chrystie Naeole at [email protected].