AlohaCare is pleased to announce our annual 2024 educational scholarships to support individuals pursuing a career in healthcare. Current AlohaCare members and their immediate family members pursuing a career in healthcare or social services are eligible and encouraged to apply. AlohaCare scholarship winners will receive up to $5,000 each to help pay for tuition, books, supplies, certification, testing fees, and/or course fees.

Have questions about your qualifications for an Imua Loa scholarship? Contact us.

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Preparing to Apply

Before you get started:

Mandatory Forms and Paperwork

  1. Application
  2. 2 Letters of Recommendation from a non-relative teacher, guidance counselor, employer, coach or other appropriate community member to be submitted below, emailed or mailed directly to AlohaCare by the person completing the recommendation form
  3. Documentation from your educational institution that verifies your enrollment. Examples: enrollment verification or certification from your educational program or institution
  4. Signed and completed Confidentiality Waiver, Essay Release and Statement of Accuracy form (included in application packet)

Scholarship Checklist of Supporting Documentation

  • Completed Application
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Proof of Enrollment
  • Completed Confidentiality Waiver, Essay Release and Statement of Accuracy form (included in application packet)

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a current member or an immediate family member of a current AlohaCare member
  • Applicant must demonstrate intent to pursue a career in healthcare or social services. Examples: mental health counselor, nurse, pharmacy technician, physician’s assistant, community health worker and social worker
  • Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited university, college, technical or vocational school or certificate program
  • Enrollment verification is required with application submission

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Scholarships Awarded Statewide, up to $5,000 each

Amanda Provenzano - Hawaiʻi Island

Massage/Acupuncture, Aloha Massage Academy

Johanalei Dumlao - Maui

Nursing, UH Maui College

Lovemarie Llamelo - Lānaʻi

Nursing, Chaminade University

Saori Cindy Minowa - Oʻahu

Therapist Assistant, Kapiʻolani Community College

Shane Corpuz - Oʻahu

Occupational Therapy Assistant, Kapiʻolani Community College

Whitney Herrelson - Maui

Owner, Maui Midwifery LLC.
Nursing, UH Maui College

Yurise Yamaguichi - Hawaiʻi Island

Nursing, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

Application Process

STEP 1: Submit Form

Applicant submits completed application online, via email or mail.

STEP 2: Application Review

AlohaCare reviews application for completeness.

STEP 3: Follow Up

AlohaCare may request additional information.

STEP 4: Decision Notice

AlohaCare will provide written notification via email of the scholarship decision.

STEP 5: Scholarship Presentation

Winners are invited to take a photo and receive award.

Application Form

Our scholarship application period is closed, however if you would like to be notified when applications reopen, please contact us or use the button below to see the important dates for our application period.



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