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Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program

The Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program (NHSSAP) is a collaboration between ALU LIKE, Inc. & Kamehameha Schools. This competitive program provides summer school funding assistance to qualified students currently in grades K – 12. Scholarships are available for students attending Summer School at both D.O.E. and private* schools statewide excluding all Kamehameha Schools Campuses.

*Members of the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools (www.hais.org), excluding Kamehameha Schools & private universities.

Summer School
Assistance Program
Summer 2021

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Applications accepted through June 26, 2021, and based on available funding


Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Students MUST be currently in grades K through 12
  • Applications must show proof of financial eligibility.
    Family Size Total Income Not to Exceed
    1 $ 20,583.00
    2 $ 33,718.00
    3 $ 46,294.00
    4 $ 57,143.00
    5 $ 67,434.00
    6 $ 78,868.00
    7 $ 90,302.00
    8 $ 101,736.00
    9 $ 113,170.00
    10 $ 124,604.00
    11 $ 136,038.00
    12+ ADD $ 11,434.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON
  • Awards are made on a first come, first served basis
  • Preference is given to students of Hawaiian ancestry
  • Only complete applications with all required documents will be considered for funding
  • Documentation of student attendance & grades will be required

Required Documents
  1. Copy* of student’s birth certificate (REQUIRED for every applicant)
    If student’s birth certificate doesn’t indicate Hawaiian ancestry, also provide ONE of the following:
    • Copy* of Kamehameha Schools Ho‘oulu Hawaiian Data Center Certification or Letter
    • Copy* of birth certificate of parent showing Hawaiian ancestry
    • Copy* of OHA Registration Card
  2. If necessary: Foster, Guardianship, Power of Attorney (POA), or Court Documents (See FAQ #13)
  3. Student’s Report Card (2nd or 3rd Quarter) (For grades 6-12 ONLY)
  4. Income Verification
    All students need to submit ONE of the following documents to verify household income:
    • Verification of Public Assistance (TANF and SNAP/Food Stamps) WITH Household listing
    • Most recent Federal Tax Return
    • Verification of Foster Care through certificates or letters
    • Verification of Section 8 Housing
    • WE WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT PARTICIPATION IN THE USDA FREE & REDUCED-PRICED MEALS PROGRAM AS VERIFICATION

Information for Summer School Directors, Assistants and School Personnel – ONLY
File Name Download Links*
  2021 NHSSAP Introduction Letter and Instructions PDF
  2021 NHSSAP Poster PDF
  2021 NHSSAP Invoice Form & Grade/Attendance Forms Excel PDF
  2021 NHSSAP Instructions (If clarification is needed) PDF
*Right mouse click the link and select “Save Target As.”
Follow prompts to save the file to your location, taking care to recognize where you saved the file.

Native Hawaiian Summer School Assistance Program (NHSSAP)
ALU LIKE, Inc., Kā Ipu Kā‘eo Department
Telephone: (808) 535-6700 | Email: NHSSAP@alulike.org

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