National Board Certification Scholarship (ALU LIKE)

The National Board Certification Scholarship through ALU LIKE, Inc. is a competitive assistance program that provides funding for qualified educators at DOE and public charter schools in Hawaii. The ideal applicant is a new candidate that meets one or more of the following (1) a Native Hawaiian educator and/or (2) teaching in a school with a high percentage of Native Hawaiian students and/or (3) has completed candidate preparation coursework.

To view Alu Like poster click here

If you have questions regarding the scholarship, please email

Teachers who have completed the NBPTS process and/or are NBPTS certified:

For fee reimbursement and pay bonus, contact the Department of Education Personnel Management Specialist Steven Harada:

Websites and Contact Information

Kamehameha Support Sessions
Kamehameha Schools provide support for teachers seeking certification. Contact Camille Romero, KS NB Program Coordinator, for more information at or 808-573-7285

NBCT-HI Network – Contact Tracey Idica

National Board Certification for first-time candidates

Volunteer to Participate in National Board Field Tests

Become an Assessor


Hawai’i Collaboration