Applications must be received no later than april 2, 2019
The Hawaii Island AJA Veterans Legacy Association announced it is offering up to two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to continue their post high school education this fall. These are sponsored by the Hawaii Island AJA Veterans Legacy Association, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community organization dedicated to honoring and perpetuating the legacy of the Americans of Japanese ancestry veterans during World War II.
Applicants must be a senior at any Hawaii island public or private high school and must enroll full time at any accredited college or university in the state of Hawaii for the 2019-2020 academic year, registering for 12 credits or more. (Online educational programs ineligible.) In addition to the application and other documents, an essay of no more than 1000 words is required describing the significance and role of Americans of Japanese ancestry in the 100th Infantry Battalion, Military Intelligence Service or the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II (focusing on a minimum of one) and their legacy.
Scholarships to be applied to tuition, room and board, texts, travel or other expenses at the college or university of the applicant's choice.
The deadline for the 2019-2020 scholarships is Saturday, April 20, 2019; applications, including the essay, must be postmarked by this date
Deadline: April 30 for Nursing, Women in Technology and Jane M. Klausman
Deadline: March 15 for YWPA (extended the deadline)
Applications on Zonta Club of Hilo Website- ZontaHilo.org
Zonta Club of Hilo gives out three scholarships and one award to women in the following areas:
1. Nursing- LPN. RN, full time students with 3.0 or better GPA and financial need
2. Women in Technology (new) women of any age pursuing a technology degree or closely related program
a. To enrolled full-time students, must not graduated before December 2019
3. YWPA –high school student (not really a scholarship-it is an award)
a. It recognizes young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service
4. Jane M Klausman – Women in business scholarship
a. Available to student attending any accredited college/university in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Masters program