Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Blossom Kalama Evans Memorial Scholarships

Hawai'i Community Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Department
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 566-5570         Toll-free: (888) 731-3863         Fax: (808) 521-6286
E-mail: scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org
Web: www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to residents of Hawaii of native ancestry who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree at a school in any state.

Eligibility

This program is open to residents of Hawaii who are Hawaiian ancestry and enrolled as full-time juniors, seniors, or graduate students at a college or university in any states.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need and academic achievement (GPA of 2.7 or higher). 

Along with their application, they must submit:

  • an essay indicating their reasons for attending college
  • their planned course of study
  • their career goals
  • and how they plan to use their knowledge to serve the needs of the Native Hawaiian community.

Financial data

The amounts of the awards depend on the availability of funds and the need of the recipient; recently, stipends averaged at $1,166.

Duration

1 year

Number awarded

Varies each year; recently, 9 of these scholarships were awarded

Deadline 

February of each year