Apply now for ETV funds for college

ETV Applications for Fall 2017 are available at https://shakatown.com/
Do you need more money for education?
Does this sound like YOU:
 Between the ages of 18 -21 [or 22 if you received ETV $ when you were 21]
 Aged out of DHS Foster Care at 18 or older; or
 Adopted at age 16 or older from DHS foster care; or
 Legal guardianship to a relative at age 16 or older from DHS foster care.
 Attending an accredited institution of higher education
 Making satisfactory progress [“C” or better]
 Need more money for education and have a budget that is reasonable regarding the cost of attendance at your school?

If this sounds like you, apply for ETV free Federal money – This is not a loan.
ETV Awards can go up to $5,000.00 per year – based on need.
Young adults in a DHS program like Imua Kakou (Extended Foster Care), Extended Adoption or Guardianship Assistance, and Higher Ed may be eligible.

Not sure if you may be eligible? File an application and DHS will figure out if you are eligible. If you have questions or need help, contact your worker, GAL or one of the Independent Living Providers listed below:

Kauai: Hale ‘Opio, 808-245-2873, http://www.haleopio.org
O‘ahu: Hale Kipa, 808-589-1829 ext. 251, http://www.halekipa.org
Maui: Maui Youth and Family Services, 808-579-8414, http://www.myfs.org
Hawai‘I Island: The Salvation Army – Family Intervention Services, East Hawai‘i: 808-959-5855, West Hawai‘i: 808-323-8174, http://Hawaii.salvationarmy.org/Hawaii/fis

Application period opens:  May 1, 2017
Last day to file an application:  August 15, 2017
Awards will be issued on or about September 21, 2017