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Mar 18, 2022  

Fall 2022 ETV 

May 1, 2022 -  ShakaTown open to receive ETV Applications 

August 20, 2022 - Last day to file a completed application,["completed" means application information and ALL the required documents]. 

September 29, 2022 – ETV benefit checks issued on or about this date

Awards based on need up to $5,000.00 per year for full-time students and up to $2,500 for part-time students.

You can file an ETV application even if you participate in another DHS program, like Imua Kakou (Extended Foster Care)! and Extended Assistance (AA/PA)! or Higher Ed !

Not sure if you might be eligible? File an application and DHS will figure out if you are eligible.

Basic eligibility criteria:

  • AGE: 18 through 26
  • Meets one of these legal statuses
    • Aged/Transitioned out of DHS Foster Care at 18 or older
    • Adopted at age 16 or older
    • Legal guardianship to a relative at age 16 or older
  • Attending an accredited institution of higher education
  • Filed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Making satisfactory progress [“C” or better] – specifically not on FAFSA academic suspension / probation
  • Budget is reasonable and for allowable cost of attendance
Sep 16, 2021  


Jun 09, 2014  

Watch this video on DHS' new program called Imua Kakou. Log into ShakaTown to Apply Now.


imua kakou video