Native Hawaiian Education

84.362A

Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Native Hawaiian Education Program, Education for Native Hawaiians

What’s New

35 new grants totaling $84,777,409 have been awarded through the Native Hawaiian Education (NHE) program’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 New Award Competition. Abstracts for these successful grantees can be found on the NHE Awards page.

Program Description

The purpose of the Native Hawaiian Education program is to develop innovative education programs to assist Native Hawaiians and to supplement and expand programs and authorities in the area of education. Authorized activities include, among others: early education and care programs; family-based education centers; beginning reading and literacy programs; activities to address the needs of gifted and talented Native Hawaiian students; special education programs; professional development for educators; and activities to enable Native Hawaiian students to enter and complete postsecondary education programs.

Types of Projects

Authorized activities include, among others: early education and care programs; family-based education centers; beginning reading and literacy programs; after-school or summer-session cultural education programs; activities to address the needs of gifted and talented Native Hawaiian students; special education programs; professional development for educators; and activities to enable Native Hawaiian students to enter and complete postsecondary education programs.

Contact Information

  • Joanne Osborne, Program Manager
    Native Hawaiian Education Program
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Rm 3E306
    LBJ Federal Office Building
    Washington, D.C. 20202-6200
Last Modified: 09/30/2021