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New Scholarships April 23, 2020

Aloha, Seniors!  Checking in on you this week, and wanting to share some scholarship and other opportunities with you.
 
First, I know receiving ALL these emails from all of your teachers, counselors, etc can be quite overwhelming.  Try setting a routine for yourself amidst all of this chaos.  Maybe setting aside specific times to check and respond to emails, do your classwork, and meet with your teachers, can help you to keep everything a little bit straighter.  Remember that you can email any of us at any time, and we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.
 
Ok, on with the scholarship information!  Take care and keep in touch!  
Mrs. Frias
 
Tsuyako "Nappie" Ebesugawa Scholarship - Open to FEMALES only - planning to attend UH Hilo, Hawaii Community College, OR going away to college but planning to return to Hilo after college graduation.  Application attached to this document.  Must print and complete.  Deadline:  May 20, 2020.  Completed applications may also be submitted via email to:  curtsoishi@yahoo.com
 
Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (HCCNC) Scholarship - This scholarship is open to Kama'aina students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, who are interested in studying (or are currently studying) at a college or university in the Bay Area. 
 
Award amount: $2,500
Deadline for applications is on May 1, 2020.

For full details: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/hccnc-scholarship
 
Lunalilo Scholars Program - This scholarship is geared towards Hawaii students who demonstrate academic potential, but lack the family and financial support to attend college. Applicants must be planning on attending Kapiʻolani Community College in Fall 2020. 
 
Award amount: up to $5,000
Deadline for applications is on May 17, 2020.
 
 
Paubox Kahikina Scholarship - This scholarship aims to encourage Native Hawaiians to pursue careers in computer science and software development. This is a recurring scholarship that allows recipients to receive $1,000 per year until they graduate (5 year maximum) 
 
Award amount: $1,000 to $5,000
Deadline for applications is on May 31, 2020.
 
 
Other Opportunity
Mini-grant for Teens who want to make a positive social change right now!
 
The information below provides a brief description and this link https://www.peacefirst.org/covid-19 gives you more information. 

WHAT PEACE FIRST IS PROVIDING

  • Young people can access grants and coaching to respond to the impact of COVID-19 in their communities -- all online. Peace First provides tools, coaching, and $250 mini-grants for any young person 13-25 who wants to make a positive social change right now. Young people who want to work on projects responding to the effects of COVID-19 -- from social isolation to economic injustice -- can get support through an expedited process here: https://forms.gle/JjxcPdUHMTpCcttR7. (Young people wanting to work on other projects can access the same support through our traditional program at PeaceFirst.Org.) 

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