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KS Program Offers College Credit to High School Students

PC: Kamehameha Schools.

Kamehameha Schools is offering Early College Credit Scholarships to give high school student an early pathway to college success.

The need-based scholarship is available to students who plan to enroll in a college course at a University of Hawaiʻi campus while attending a participating high school in the 2019-2020 school year. Students must enroll at a University of Hawaiʻi campus or community college.

The application deadline is April 30, 2019.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for the Early College Credit Scholarship, students must be attending an eligible Hawaiʻi high school. Eligible schools include the following:

Students must re-apply for this scholarship each year and meet all eligibility requirements. Only completed applications [1] received by the deadline will be considered.

Scholarship Awards Information

Students may use this scholarship towards tuition and certain student fees during the awarded academic year only.

After the student is notified of an award, the student is responsible for:

Determination of Awards: Only completed applications received by the deadline are considered. Award determination is based on financial need and budgeted funds for the academic year. If awarded, student must re-apply for this scholarship each year and meet all eligibility requirements

Use of Funds: Award amount must only be used for tuition and student fees during the awarded academic year only. The Early College Credit scholarship does not cover books, housing, and late or drop-course fees. This includes but is not limited to fees incurred due to late payment, withdrawal from a course, and changing from a tuition-waived course to tuition payable course. It is recommended that student be aware of such fees and plan accordingly. Award recipients may receive funding from only one Kamehameha Schools’ scholarship during an award year. It is the award recipient’s responsibility to notify KS immediately if he or she has been awarded any other scholarship from a KS-funded or partially funded scholarship or program. Failure to notify KS may result in suspension, termination, and/or repayment of award.

Award Disbursement:  The award disbursement process schedule is as follows: Mid-September for the Fall term; and Mid-February for the Spring term. Award is disbursed for Fall and Spring terms only, and payment is made directly to the school’s financial aid office.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of our KS Resource Centers island-wide. For email inquiries, please send to [email protected]