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Next week, September 26 - September 30 will be National GEAR UP for College week to celebrate the collegep planning and college awareness season that is already happening on your campus. 
To celebrate, we are kicking off the college exploration season with a week of college planning webinar workshops for students and parents to start the college conversations.
These workshops are free and open to students and parents alike.
Monday, September 26, @ 6:00 p.m. - College Planning 101
Tuesday, September 27, @ 6:00 p.m. - Two-Year Colleges and Four-Year Universities 
Wednesday, September 28, @ 6:00 p.m. - How to Pay for College 
Thursday, September 29, @ 6:00 p.m. - Finding Scholarships
See the flyer in the sidebar for more information.
Hosted by Dean Brennon Morioka and Student Academic Services
Prospective students and their families are invited to join us for one of two
virtual sessions to learn more about opportunities at UH Mānoa's esteemed
College of Engineering. Hear about the college, its programs, and
highlights, and ask questions of the Dean, other key staff, and current
More details:
Questions? Contact Kim Perez Hults at [email protected]
See the flyer in the sidebar.
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Fall 2022 Statewide Financial Aid Nights
Our virtual financial aid informational webinars will help you learn:
- How to get access to over $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds from the federal government to help pay for college.
- Tips on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA.
- How to access over $70 million dollars in scholarships and grants that are awarded to Hawai‘i students each year to help pay for college, regardless of family income.
You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.

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Fall 2022 Statewide Scholarship Workshops
Our virtual scholarship informational webinars will help you learn:
- How to access over $70 million dollars in scholarships that are awarded to Hawai‘i students each year to help pay for college, regardless of family income.
- Tips on applying for scholarships. Meet representatives from Hawai‘i Community Foundation, University of Hawai‘i Foundation, and Sallie Mae who will provide you with information on how to search and apply for scholarships.
You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.

Who can apply?

9th - 12th grade students across Hawaiʻi

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What do students receive?

Funding for supplies, materials, and more! (up to $1,000)

Coaching and Connection to Resources

Training in Project-related skills

Ways to participate:

Student-Identified Challenge: Identify a conservation or sustainability problem in your school or community and propose a solution

Community Parter Challenges: Tackle a top problem identified by community partner organizations that they face that could benefit from creative, innovative solutions from Hawaiʻi’s youth.

Improve Your Chances!
Register for our three (3) HYSC Readiness Workshops happening in September (more information below)!

Important Dates to know:
The deadline to apply is September 30h.
Project Implementation is between November 2022 to April 2023

Aloha and thank you for your interest in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) - 61st Annual Washington Week! The program will be held from March 4-11, 2023 in Washington D.C. For more information please see the attached brochure in .pdf below or link here.


  • Two high school juniors or seniors will be selected to attend or participate online pending public health guidance. If held in person, all delegates will be required to be fully vaccinated according to national program organizers.  If selected, participation in Washington Week is required.  
  • All candidates must be a legal permanent resident or citizen of the United States.
  • All candidates must currently be in an elected or appointed leadership position.
  • Each recipient will receive a one-time $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship and must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • A committee composed of public and private school educators and community members will review the applications.
Application Process
Complete your application: See attachment for a fillable form or Link for .pdf
Top qualifying candidates will be invited to an interview in late October/November and will be given an examination/essay to complete.
Deadline is: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022
Send your application, transcripts and one letter of recommendation by:
or by Mail To: Hawaii DOE - OCID
Diamond Head Annex
475 22nd Avenue, Room 207
Honolulu, HI 96816
Thank you again for your interest. Please contact me should you have any questions. I look forward to receiving your application.
Mrs. Tiffany Frias
[email protected] or (808)305-9774

Date/Time: Fri, Oct 21st from 2:00-4:00 pm (local time)u

Where: U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point

               1 Coral Sea Rd, Kapolei, HI 96707

What: Admissions event covering what the Coast Guard is, daily life as a cadet at the Coast Guard Academy, and career opportunities.

See the flyer in the sidebar.

An appointment to the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Forcea Academy, or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is a distinct and rare honor.
Acceptance of an academy appointment requires at least a nine-year service obligation, including four years at an academy and five years of active duty service.
Deadlines to apply:
Senator Mazie Hirono: October 15, 2022
Senator Brian Schatz: October 26, 2022
Representative Ed Case: October 15, 2022
Representative Kai Kahele: October 31, 2022