National Board Certification Scholarship
The National Board Certification Scholarship through ALU LIKE, Inc. is a competitive assistance program that provides funding for qualified educators at D.O.E. and public charter schools in Hawai‘i.

The ideal applicant meets one or more of the following:
  • a Native Hawaiian educator and/or
  • teaching in a school with a high percentage of Native Hawaiian students and/or
  • has completed candidate preparation coursework (Jump Start Seminar / National Board Field Test)

Hand delivered applications must be submitted to our Honolulu office during normal business hours. Documents submitted separately may delay the eligibility process. Mailed applications with inadequate postage will be returned to sender. E-mail or fax applications will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact:
National Board Certification Scholarship at
(808) 535-6700 or

Hale O Nā Lima Hana
2969 Māpunapuna Place, Suite 200
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96819

"I absolutely benefitted from the assistance from Alu Like, Inc. By having the financial burden lifted it really allowed me to focus on my National Board requirements. I will always be grateful for the assistance."
- Celeste Katayama
Ahuimanu Elementary

"It's been helpful to go through this process with other teachers at my school. We helped each other with questions, tips, and keeping each other motivated and on track. Another insight is do not procrastinate uploading documents to your electronic portfolio."
- Tara Bagoyo
Ho‘okele Elementary

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