Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in Hawaii has a budget of $2,342,493,477.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in Hawaii schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in Hawaii, over 90.40% have high school diplomas, over 29.60% have post secondary degrees, and over 9.90 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in Hawaii is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in Hawaii need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in Hawaii. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $54,964.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with Hawaii's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $54,964.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for Hawaii Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in Hawaii ensures all eligible residents in Hawaii can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in Hawaii, contact Hawaii financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Hawaii are browsing from the following cities: Kailua, Kapolei, Lanai, 'Ewa Beach, Waipahu, Ho'olehua, Pu'unene, Waianae, Papa'aloa, Hale'iwa

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
2023 NOAA Hawaii Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (apply)

Funding Number: NOAA NOS OCM 2023 2007573
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Education, Environment
Funding Amount: $150,000
NEPA, Natural, and Cultural Resources Support to USMC I&L/MCICOM, MCIPAC, and MCB Hawaii (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0019
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $619,351
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (2023) (apply)

Funding Number: NANH FY23
Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Category: Arts (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA), Humanities (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA)
Funding Amount: $100,000
Native Hawaiian Resource Center on Domestic Violence (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF ACYF EV 0164
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children Families - ACYF/FYSB
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Environmental Support at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oahu, Hawaii (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0017
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $435,239
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (apply)

Funding Number: FG 22 001
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $700,000
Natural Resources & Threatened Endangered Species Mgmt US Army Garrison Hawaii Oahu (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G22 2 SOI 3024
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $30,000,000
Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OCC YN 0090
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OCC
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
American Indian and Native Hawaiian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grant (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OCC YN 0091
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OCC
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Heritage (Tourism) Opportunities in Hawaiʻi (HŌʻIHI) NATIVE Act Grant Program for Native Hawaiian Organizations (apply)

Funding Number: D22AS00295
Agency: Department of the Interior
Category: Community Development
Funding Amount: $150,000

 

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