The Hana Lima Scholarship provides financial assistance to students participating in a vocational or technical education program for occupations that can provide a living wage." This scholarship is available to students in vocational programs that lead to a specific segment of employment. This $1,500 scholarship gives financial assistance toward tuition and fees, books and other required tools or uniforms for a vocational program.
The Hana Lima Scholarship is a competitive award with preference given to non-traditional students: Single parents, disabled (meets ADA definition), houseless, sole-income providers, previously incarcerated and wards of the court. Students pursuing a major in Liberal Arts are not eligible for this scholarship as the Hana Lima Scholarship supports students who have declared and are committed to a specific program of study.
EligibilityAs an applicant, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be of Native Hawaiian Ancestry
- Be a resident of the State of Hawaii
- Be enrolled at least half time in a vocational degree or certification program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawaii listed on the application.
- Maintain a 2.0 or higher grade point average (GPA)
Please Note: The maximum times any applicant may receive the Hana Lima Scholarship is twice during the course of their lifetime and must be within the same vocational/technical training program for which the applicant received their first award.
Additional information can be found in our brochure. Should you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Completed applications should be mailed or hand delivered
to the following address:
ALU LIKE, Inc.
Hana Lima Scholarship Program
2969 Māpunapuna Place, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96819
Hand delivered applications must be submitted during normal business hours
Mailed applications with inadequate postage will be returned to sender
E-mail or fax applications will not be accepted
ALU LIKE, Inc., Kā Ipu Kā‘eo Department
Telephone: (808) 535-6700 | Email: HanaLima@alulike.org