Applications are now being accepted for the Kulia Scholarship.
The $500 scholarships were created to assist Hawaii residents unemployed or furloughed because of impacts from COVID-19 with tuition and fees at any of the seven University of Hawaii community colleges.
More than 300 Hawaii residents were awarded Kulia Scholarships for fall 2020 and spring 2021.
• Be a resident of Hawaii.
• Have been furloughed or laid off from a job in Hawaii since March 2020 because of COVID-19 impacts, and have documentation. Priority will be given to those who were full-time employees.
• Have graduated high school prior to 2020.
• Be admitted and enrolled as a UH Community College student for fall 2021. Priority will be given to those who are pursuing their first degree or industry-recognized certificate.
• Be new to the UH system or attended a UH system campus prior to 2020.
Apply online at uhcc.hawaii.edu/kulia/apply.php by Aug. 8.
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald