• Search

    Scholarship

    Chaminade University Now Accepting Applications for Four-Year Scholarship Program

    HONOLULU (January 23, 2020) – Chaminade University is now accepting applicants for its Ho‘oulu Scholarship国产偷拍视频 program for Native Hawaiian students. Developed in partnership with Kamehameha Schools, the program was designed to grow the number of Native Hawaiians graduating with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.

    The four-year scholarship is open to first-year and transfer applicants seeking degrees in Biology; Biochemistry; Chemistry; Data Science, Analytics and Visualization; Environmental Sciences; Environmental Studies; Forensic Sciences; and Nursing. The scholarship provides:

    • Full tuition (100 percent of tuition not to exceed the published amount) assistance for four years
    • Consideration for partial housing subsidy for on- or off-campus housing for neighbor island or rural students
    • Wraparound academic support services to promote on-time graduation
    • Participation in Chaminade’s four-year graduation guarantee
    • Access to post-graduate career paths via Chaminade’s suite of articulation agreements with medical and graduate schools
    • Paid internships for professional development
    • Financial support for career development activities, such as MCAT and GRE preparation

    国产偷拍视频Now in its fifth year, the Ho‘oulu Scholarship gives preference to applicants of Native Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law. To date, 125 students have received Ho‘oulu scholarships at Chaminade.

    “We’re extremely proud of the Ho‘oulu program at Chaminade,” said President Dr. Lynn Babington. “Both our persistence and four-year graduation rates are close to 100 percent for these scholars, who not only receive financial aid but more importantly intensive wraparound academic support services to help them succeed.”
    The application submission deadline is March 16, 2020. For an application, visit autofixs.com/hooulu.

    # # #

    Chaminade University of Honolulu provides a collaborative and innovative learning environment that prepares graduate and undergraduate students for life, service and successful careers. Established in 1955, the university is guided by its Catholic, Marianist and liberal arts educational traditions, which include a commitment to serving the Native Hawaiian population. Chaminade offers an inclusive setting where students, faculty and staff collectively pursue a more just and peaceful society. For more information, visit autofixs.com.

    Graduate and Undergrad Student Recognized at “Top Cop” Event

    Two Chaminade students were recognized recently at the “Top Cop” Law Enforcement and Security Awards, an annual event aimed at celebrating those who work to make their communities safer.

    L-R: Dr. Joe Allen, Dr. Kelly Treece, Jesus Moreno (MSCJA student), Dr. Ronald Becker and Andres Victoria (Criminology and Criminal Justice student)

    Jesus Moreno, a Chaminade graduate student, was awarded the Anton Financial Scholarship after outlining his studies in criminal justice and detailing what he plans to do after graduation.

    Undergraduate student Andres Victoria, meanwhile, took home the ASIS Hawaii Chapter award. Victoria is seeking his bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Chaminade online.

    Both students received $1,000 cash scholarships.

    The “Top Cop” awards banquet was held October 24 at the Ala Moana Hotel. The event is held annually to “promote, encourage and recognize excellence in the field of law enforcement and security in Hawaii.”

    国产偷拍视频To be selected for the scholarships, Moreno and Victoria also had to submit letters of recommendation and be actively enrolled in a criminal justice program.

    Worth noting: Chaminade’s Criminology and Criminal Justice program is the largest and oldest in Hawaii, and the University offers several degree options for those interested in pursuing careers in the field.

    国产偷拍视频In addition to on-campus programs, students can seek Criminology and Criminal Justice undergraduate and graduate degrees entirely online.

    Whether on campus or online, the degrees prepare students to pursue careers in law enforcement, public safety, criminal justice or graduate studies in law or criminology research.

    Scholars Welcome Dinner

    With oli and inspirational speeches, a special welcome dinner this month celebrated 27 recipients of competitive Chaminade scholarships geared toward those interested in STEM-related careers.

    The dinner Sept. 6 honored Ho’oulu scholars and awardees of the National Science Foundation S-STEM scholarship.

    In addition to the scholars and their families, attendees included previous recipients of the Ho’oulu Scholarship, representatives from Chaminade University and Kamehameha Schools, and invited guests.

    The Ho’oulu scholarship was made possible thanks to an innovative partnership with Kamehameha Schools, and is geared toward helping those interested in STEM fields achieve their career goals.

    国产偷拍视频Awardees receive 100 percent tuition assistance to Chaminade along with access to career-preparation opportunities and programs that help students ensure they stay on track to graduate in four years.

    Current and previous recipients of the scholarship have worked toward careers in a broad cross-section of STEM fields, from data science and medicine to forensic sciences and biotechnology.

    Eighteen incoming Ho’oulu scholars were recognized at the welcome dinner.

    Also in attendance: Nine students who received the National Science Foundation S-STEM scholarship this school year. The $10,000 merit scholarship is distributed over four years, and also includes innovative development programs, from research opportunities to internships. Speakers at the event included Dr. Helen Turner, vice president of Strategy and Innovation at Chaminade, Kamehameha Schools CEO Jack Wong, and Lauren Nahme, vice president of strategy and transformation at Kamehameha Schools.

    Students Say Thank You at Mahalo Scholarship Luncheon 2019

    Andrew Trapsi and Glenn MederosWhen fourth-year biochemistry student Andrew Trapsi isn’t in the classroom, he’s an active participant in Chaminade University’s Campus Ministry. From attending retreats to feeding the homeless to volunteering at a local fishpond, Trapsi has discovered his role as a community servant through the teachings of Chaminade’s Catholic Marianist values.

    国产偷拍视频This academic year, Trapsi was one of 209 Chaminade students to receive scholarships funded by generous donors, which totaled to $2.4 million. Chaminade manages more than 100 donor-funded scholarships offered to student-athletes and those pursuing degrees in nursing, education, biology, criminal justice and counseling psychology.

    To extend a personal thank you, students welcomed their scholarship benefactors to the university’s annual Mahalo Scholarship Luncheon held on Feb. 8 in Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center.

    Among those in attendance were 74 student recipients of donor-funded scholarships, faculty and donors including representatives from Kamehameha Schools and The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation.

    There, students got the opportunity to get to know their donors, share about their experiences at Chaminade and most importantly, express gratitude.

    The program included motivational speeches from donor and alumna Millicent Perreira-Gilmore, accounting professor Wayne Tanna and chosen student speaker, Trapsi.

    Chaminade University Launches Two New STEM Scholarships

    HONOLULU, HI (December 26, 2018) — Chaminade University has launched two STEM scholarship opportunities for students. The Ho’oulu STEM Scholarship, a partnership with Kamehameha Schools, offers 100 percent tuition assistance for four years. TheNational Science Foundation S-STEM program offers a $10,000 annual merit scholarship for four years in addition to a student’s existing financial aid package.

    “These scholarships are at the interface of three of our priority areas: affordable excellence, a quality education right here at home and a commitment to the training of tomorrow’s STEM professionals,” said President Lynn Babington.

    The prestigious scholarships will provide the awardees with an affordable college education in a wide array of STEM program offerings. Both scholarships come with Chaminade’s unique Academic Navigator program—trained faculty advisors that provide support services to promote Chaminade’s four-year graduation guarantee.

    国产偷拍视频“We recognize that affording college is not easy,” said Dr. Helen Turner, Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. “The priority of both scholarships is to pair students with high financial need and ensure that the opportunity to access high-paying STEM jobs is obtainable for all.”

    国产偷拍视频The scholarships are available on a suite of eligible majors:  Biology, Biochemistry (including Pre-Med students), Forensic Sciences, Environmental Studies, Data Sciences, and Business Entrepreneurship.

    国产偷拍视频Added Dr. Turner, “We are excited for our first Data Science class, the only four-year program in the state, to be funded by these scholarships. This is one of the hottest majors right now and we are seeing real growth in the need for data scientists across all economic sectors in Hawaii and beyond.”

    国产偷拍视频Each year, Chaminade University awards $12 million in total institutional aid.

    To learn more,visit Ho‘oulu Scholarship Program and National Science Foundation STEM Scholarship Program.

    # # #

    ChaminadeUniversity of Honolulu provides a collaborative and innovative learning environment that prepares graduate and undergraduate students for life, service and successful careers. Established in 1955, the university is guided by its Catholic, Marianist aid package and liberal arts educational traditions, which include a commitment to serving the Native Hawaiian population. Chaminade offers an inclusive setting where students, faculty and staff collectively pursue a more just and peaceful society.

    Chaminade Named Outstanding Organization by Top Cop

    Hawaii Top Cop AwardOn October 25, the Chaminade University Criminal Justice Program received the Outstanding Organization Award at the Top Cop Hawaii 34th Annual Law Enforcement and Security Awards Banquet. Each year, The Law Enforcement and Security Coalition of Hawaii presents the award to a security or safety organization or professional association that demonstrates initiative and innovation in promoting law enforcement, security and safety in the State of Hawaii.

    国产偷拍视频Chaminade has the largest and most respected undergraduate criminal justice program in the state of Hawaii, and the only master’s degree in criminal justice. Chaminade graduates can be found in law enforcement agencies throughout the state as police chiefs, correctional agency directors, government attorneys and federal, state and county law enforcement personnel.

    Ronald Becker国产偷拍视频, director of the criminology and criminal justice program at Chaminade, accepted the award on behalf of the university. “When I received the award, I asked all of our Chaminade graduates to stand up,” says professor Becker. “A large number of people stood up. It really helped visualize the extent of our program and our reach. This award helps validate what I already knew, but now I can share it with others.”

    Top Cop Scholarship AwardeesThe ASIS International Hawaii Chapter and Cindi Flating also presented two Chaminade students with the Bob Flating Scholarship at the event. The award is given each year to individuals who are pursuing a degree in law enforcement or security. Both Sydney Thyen and Yaron Fernando received the $1,000 scholarship to use toward their course tuition.

    “We were thrilled to see our students being recognized for their commitment and hard work,” says Allison Jerome, dean of students. “The generous gifts from ASIS will help our students pursue their academic goals and share their gifts and talents with the community.”