Tuition and Fees
Information on tuition & fees are available at the UH Mānoa Records & Registration Office.
Scholarship applications are accepted once per year. Typically, the award amount is about $2,000.00 per student for the academic year. Below is a sampling of some of the scholarships offered to College of Education students. UH Manoa also provides an exhaustive list of resources that are not specific to education but may still apply to your situation, and the STAR system will allow you to view UH Mānoa scholarships, awards & internships. To access scholarship applications, you will need to create a UH username and password.
Note: Tuition, funding and scholarship information changes frequently. Please talk to an advisor to confirm the information shown here is the most current information available.
Stipends, Grants & Loan Forgiveness
Stipends may be available to candidates accepted into the Special Education B.Ed. Early Childhood/Early Childhood SPED, B.Ed. Exceptional Students and Elementary Education, or Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in SPED program. Upon completion of all program requirements, the recipient is expected to teach special education in a Hawaii DOE school for a minimum of 3 years.
Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness – SPED teachers at Title I schools can qualify for up to $17,500 in loan forgiveness. Title I Schools serve low-income families. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for specifics
Teaching Licensure Programs
If you are considering a graduate program that leads to teacher licensure, learn more about TEACH grants. Grants of up to $16,000 ($4000/year) degree-seeking students that can be used to cover the cost of tuition and other school expenses. The TEACH grants are authorized in the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, which was enacted into law in Fall 2007 to recruit teachers into priority subject areas and low-income schools. There is a teaching service requirement.
Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.. Appointments with a financial aid counselor can be made no less than 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment, contact the financial aid office at (808) 956-7251.