Dwayne Nakila Steele Scholarship

Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation

Dwayne Nakila Steele Scholarship gives an average of $950 fund to a student who interests in studying the Hawaiian language, culture, and history in addition to a commitment to contribute to the greater community. The scholarship is given to a student who seeks financial assistance in pursuing post-secondary studies.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be either a classified undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicant must be a full-time student.
  • Character Traits:
    The applicant must demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community.
  • College:
    The applicant must be enrolled in a two- or four-year, accredited college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S.
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must demonstrate an interest in the Hawaiian language, culture, and history.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Recommendation Letters:
    The applicant must submit two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher or counselor and one from a community organization or other citing how the applicant is working toward perpetuating the Hawaiian language.
  • Other Materials:
    The application must include a Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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