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.
Transfers 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: 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 STEM Scholars are also eligible for Chaminade’s Honors programs in Healthcare Innovation, Environmental Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Civic Leadership.
- Biochemistry (including Pre-Med specialization in this major)
- Biology (including Pre-Med specialization in this major)
- Chemistry (including Pre-Med specialization in this major)
- Community and Public Health
- Computer Science
- Data Analytics (including specializations in business analytics, healthcare analytics or environmental analytics)
- Environmental Science
- Environmental Studies
- Forensic Sciences
Academic Requirement: Minimum 2.5 high school GPA
Join an ‘ohana: 166 current and past Ho’oulu Scholars who are ready to change Hawai’i and the world through their STEM careers.
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 STEM Scholarship Program is funded by Kamehameha Schools and Chaminade University. The program applies a preference for Native Hawaiian students to the extent allowable by law. Scholarship awards are targeted at highly talented future STEM 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].