I-WORK Opportunity


How Can I-WORK help me in college?

  • For International Students I-WORK is based on need and is typically reserved for students from our target area (South Pacific & East Asia). (Additional preference is given to returned missionaries.)
  • No Student Loan Debt I-WORK Students attending BYU-Hawaii finish their degree and then return to their home region with no student loan debt  (see application or the Terms and Conditions for complete details). 
  • 50 percent grant and 50 percent forgivable loan.  
  • Benefits - amount covered is based on need

I-WORK will help cover: 

  • tuition 
  • fees 
  • housing costs  

Basic I-WORK Requirements for Student participants:

  • Complete at least 12 credit hours in a semester
  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Expected to graduate in 12 semesters in residence
  • Abide by the Honor Code
  • Be physically able to participate in any job assigned at BYU-Hawaii or the Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Work 19 hours/week during semester and 40 hours/week while school is not in session.


Terms and Conditions

Frequently Asked Questions