HUALĀLAI ‘OHANA FOUNDATION IS PROUD TO OFFER A VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL AWARDS, PROGRAMS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS OF HUALĀLAI RESORT AND FOUR SEASONS HUALĀLAI AND THEIR FAMILIES. WE ARE DELIGHTED TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE BACK TO THOSE WHO MAKE HUALĀLAI SO SPECIAL.
The Hualālai ‘Ohana Foundation offers scholarships to support the educational goals of our eligible employee families and provide financial assistance for private school tuition and higher education. We are excited to give our ‘ohana Keiki that additional support to create academic success in their lives.
PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND.
Scholarship award amounts, up to $3,500 per school year, are based on Financial Need (tuition costs, income, the size of household, individual circumstances); and Academic Merit (GPA, and after grade 5, outstanding achievement and community service). Award payments are made in full prior to the start of the academic year. The awards are paid for tuition costs, official student fees, and textbooks. The award does not cover after-school care, day care, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, supplies or transportation costs. Parents/guardians must submit a personal letter outlining the student’s educational goals and/or special needs and a description of financial need. Applicants will be responsible for any tuition expenses not covered by this award. Deadline July 2021.
Hualālai community employees* who have worked on property for at least one year or have worked 1040 hours (part time) as of the application deadline. Families earning a combined annual gross income of $195,000.00 or more are not eligible.
Eligible recipients are Hualālai Community employees* children, ages 3-18, legal dependents only. Enrolling preschool students must turn 3 years old by the date of the application in order to qualify. Employees who are not parents of children they are applying for must provide documentation of legal guardianship. If the child does not reside with the employee, financial information for the custodial parent will be required.
Students must be enrolled or applied for enrollment in an accredited educational institution or program; see the list of approved preschools. Proof of enrollment will be required. Students must meet a minimum GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 (C+) at the time of application. Current report cards or transcripts will be required only for grades 1-12.
The Hualālai Ohana Foundation has partnered with Scholastic to provide books and worksheets for the Keiki Books Challenge & Giveaway to provide access to books encouraging child literacy.
The Hualālai Ohana Foundation has partnered with Scholastic to provide books and worksheets for the Keiki Books Challenge. Having access to books over the summer months reinforces good learning habits and is critical to maintaining a child’s achievement level. The Hualālai Ohana Foundation has partnered with Scholastic to provide books and worksheets for the challenge. The participants will be encouraged to read and maintain skills that would otherwise be lost over the summer.
Employees may submit an application for their child to receive a grade level appropriate set of five books to be read over the summer. For each book read and worksheet completed the student will receive an entry for the Grand Prize Drawing. Parent must sign the program completion form and return to the Hualālai Ohana Foundation office to receive their drawing tickets and be officially entered into the drawing.
Hualālai community employees* who have worked on property for at least 90 days and work a minimum of 20 hours per week are eligible to participate. There is no income restriction for this award category.
Hualālai community employees* with children between Kindergarten and 8th grade are eligible for this program. Employees who are not parents of children they are applying for must provide documentation of legal guardianship.
Hualālai Community Employees includes employees of Hualālai Investors, LLC or Four Seasons Resort Hualālai; and any Hualālai Resort contractor, which means an employee or independent contractor of another company who provides services to the resort, hotel or resident homeowner for a minimum of 20 hours per week for over one year.
This program was developed by educators and is age specific. Designed to encourage interest in geography, science, world discoveries and a life-long love of learning. A kit is mailed monthly to each qualified child.
World Edition: Ages 6-8
USA Edition: Ages 9-11
Each kit is a 12 month subscription. Only 1 World and 1 USA subscription will be awarded per child.
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