Study Abroad Scholarships

Next Monday, January 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. an information table introducing the UHCC International/Study Abroad Scholarships for year 2017-2018 will be
​set up​ in front of the Ka Lama building. ​Class visits by the reps from UHCC VP Morton’s office to various classes are also scheduled for that day.

Each year our international scholarship recipients from UH Maui College have had life-changing experiences due to study abroad opportunities.  Please spread the word and encourage your students to apply to one or more of the following scholarships:

Honda Study Abroad Scholarship (deadline: March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm HST)
$2,000 – $8,000 in financial assistance to study anywhere in the world

Hakuoh University International Study Tour (deadline: March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm HST)

10-day summer homestay in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

Aichi University Exchange Program (deadline: March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm HST)

One semester or one year student exchange program in Aichi, Japan

Monbukagakusho Scholarship (deadline: April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm HST)

One year of intensive Japanese language study followed by two years at a Senshu-gakko (specialized training college) in Japan

Apply Online

Study Abroad in Prague at Anglo-American University, Prague, Czech Republic

Participants may be eligible for a grant of $3,000 for one semester or $6,000 for academic year  

Apply directly at

If you have any questions, contact Jami Kurts, Community Colleges & International Education Manager at Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges at (808) 956-3855 or [email protected].
***Shanghai, China Hospitality Internship Presentations are scheduled for
Thursday, January 26 at 9:30-10:15 a.m. in Ka Lama 206A
.Everyone welcome!

Martin Luther King Jr. Speech in NYC in 1962

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech in New York City to “commemorate the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation was recently discovered . In a measured but passionate tone, Dr. King reviewed the history of human rights in America, noting that the Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation had fallen far short of achieving equality for all of its citizens.” 

Civil Rights Discussion – January 19th

MAUI PEACE ACTION free public program: 

MPA co-hosts the ACLU of Hawai‘i for a civil rights discussion Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., UH Maui College, Ka Lama 103.

Topics to be discussed are: Safeguarding Civil Rights in a Trump Administration, Community Control of Police Surveillance, and Ending Mass Incarceration in Hawaii.  Coming to Maui to speak on these issues are ACLU-HI’s Legal Director Mateo Caballero;  Legislative Coordinator Mandy Finlay, and Deputy Director Kit Grant.

The program is free to the public and is sponsored by the ACLU of Hawai‘i, the UHMC Human Services Department, and Maui Peace Action. Light refreshments, ADA-accessible. Walk-ins welcome. RSVPs help us plan: [email protected],