Since 2003, when the Portuguese Association began awarding college scholarships,the nonprofit organization has given $48,500 to fifty-one residents of Maui County. In 2020, the Association is awarding four grants of $1,000 each to Maui scholars. Most of the money raised comes from the sale of Portuguese foods.


The Portuguese Association of Maui is pleased to announce the availability of four scholarship grant awards in the amount of $1,000 each for post-secondary academic and/ or vocational education.

High school seniors planning to continue their education and adult students already enrolled in accredited post-secondary educational institutions who are of Portuguese or part-Portuguese ancestry are invited to apply for the scholarship grants.

During the course of their studies, awardees are required to list Maui County as their permanent residence.

Signed applications and required documents must be postmarked not later than March 31, 2020 to be considered.

click here to download the application Image 2019 PAM Scholarship