Grant Helps UHWO Reach Out

University of HawaiiWest Oahu recently was awarded a $40,000 grant to provide college access programs to Hawaii high school students by the College Access Challenge Grant Program and Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education.

UH-West Oahu will use the funds to provide college preparatory activities and enhance outreach to eligible high school students throughout the state.

“We are proud to offer even more college access programs to Hawaii’s students with this generous grant,” said Gene I.

Awakuni, UH-West Oahu chancellor. “Together with the opening of our new Kapolei campus in August, these programs will help us to better serve our local community and achieve the goal of increasing college-going rates for our future generations.”