Native Hawaiian students at any of the University of Hawaiʻi’s 10 campuses may apply for the UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Scholarship Program. The scholarships are funded through a $1.1-million grant provided by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) and administered by the UH Mānoa Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentorship Program (NHSEMP).

Applications from current and potential students seeking a degree or enrolled in a vocational program will be accepted via the online UH System Common Scholarship Application from October 1 to March 1.

The UH-OHA Hoʻonaʻauao Higher Education Scholarship Program helps fund tuition and fees. The program will provide scholarship recipients with advising and mentoring, professional and leadership development, and cultural-based workshops. For more information about the scholarship and application process, visit the UH-OHA Ho‘ona‘auao Scholarship website or email