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Nursing Scholarship, Kamehameha Schools Graduates

50% Tuition Nursing Scholarship for Kamehameha Graduates

School of NursingChaminade Nursing Scholarships for Kamehameha Schools Graduates are awarded to new, first-year nursing majors who have graduated from one of the three Kamehameha campuses. The award amount is 50% of nursing tuition and is awarded each year of the student's attendance at the Chaminade School of Nursing.

Applicants please note:
Apply to the Chaminade School of Nursing while you are in high school to be eligible for this award. Our nursing program is a four-year, full-time degree program. Scholarships are limited; see table below.

Campus Number of recipients
Kapalama Campus 5 students
Maui Campus 3 students
Hawaii Campus 3 students


Applicant must:

  • Be a Hawaii resident
  • Will graduate from one of the Kamehameha Schools
  • Has applied to and been accepted by the Chaminade School of Nursing
  • Has a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.25
  • Has an SAT score of at least 1050 (verbal and mathematics) or an ACT of 23
  • Has completed one year of high school chemistry (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better (a requirement for admission to the School of Nursing)
  • Has completed Algebra II (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better (a requirement for admission to the School of Nursing)
  • Must submit a 1-page personal essay and (minimum) two letters of recommendation (a requirement for admission to the School of Nursing)

If awarded the scholarship, to maintain the scholarship, the student must:

  • Complete 20 hours of community service per academic semester
  • Be charged the maximum tuition for the academic year (i.e., the student takes a full course load)
  • Maintain good academic standing

Award Amount

This award is the value of one-half of the full-time nursing tuition. Awards are credited against the recipient's tuition charge.

Application Form and Deadline:

Applications must be submitted by February 1.

Mailing address and contact information

Chaminade University
Office of Admissions
3140 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
email: admissions@chaminade.edu
Phone: (808) 739-8340