• Kona Japanese Civic Association Announces 2021 Scholarships

    January 18, 2021
    Kona Japanese Civic Association announces scholarships

    The Kona Japanese Civic Association will award two $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors in West Hawaii with financial needs who will be attending an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Home-schooled seniors and students of any ethnic background are invited to apply.

    The applicants will be judged on a 600-word essay based on their awareness of and how the Japanese culture influenced them, as well as financial need, academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular high school activities and volunteer with community organizations.

    Applications must be postmarked by March 19, 2021, and are available online at www.konajapanesecivicassociation.org.

    For more information, contact Jo Ann Iwane at malobrka@gmail.com or Claudia Chang at cschang713@yahoo.com.