Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation call for scholarship entries

HONOLULU — Starting March 1, through May 11, college and other post-high school scholarships will be available for eligible applicants through Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation, a non-profit support organization of Kamehameha Schools. Scholarships are available for both Kamehameha Schools and non-Kamehameha schools’ students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. The Bruce T. and Jackie Mahi Erickson Scholarship, George Hi‘ilani Mills Perpetual Fellowship Scholarship, Iwalani Carpenter Sowa Scholarship and the Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association – O‘ahu Region Scholarship are among those scholarships being offered for the 2007-2008 academic year.

Most scholarships are for individuals who are classified, full-time students at accredited institutions. Applicants must also be enrolled in two- to four-year post-high school degree programs and demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement and merit.

Additionally, certain scholarships may require applicants to demonstrate financial need. Select scholarships are also available to individuals who are enrolled on a part-time basis, or attending an accredited vocational or trade institution. A complete listing of scholarships and applications are available online at www.Pauahi.org.

The Foundation’s policy is to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law. Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation is a Hawai‘i nonprofit corporation recognized as a 501 (c) (3) charitable support organization of Kamehameha Schools. The Foundation’s mission is to perpetuate the legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop by seeking and developing new and diverse sources of income to support the ever-increasing educational needs and goals of people of Hawaiian ancestry.

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