Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities



 Jalene Kanani Bell 'Ohana Scholarship

Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
Attn: Financial Aid & Scholarship Services
567 South King Street, Suite 160
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 534-3966                       Toll-free: (800) 842-4682,ext. 43966               Fax: (808) 534-3890     


To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students from Hawaii, especially those of Hawaiian descent, working on a degree in Hawaiian language.


This program is open to full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii.

Applicants must be able to


      • demonstrate financial need
      • interest in the Hawaiian
      • language
      • culture, and history; 
      • and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. 


Along with their application, they must submit an essay of 1 to 2 pages on


      • their personal, community, and volunteer experiences
      • future goals
      • and source of their inspiration and strength. 


Preference is given to Native Hawaiians (descendants of the aboriginal inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands prior to 1778).


Financial data

A stipend is awarded (amount not specified).


1 year.

Number awarded

1 or more each year.


April each year.