Kaua‘i Filipino Community Council offers scholarships

The Kaua‘i Filipino Community Council is offering scholarships to high school graduating seniors of Filipino or part-Filipino ancestry. The annual scholarship awards will be given to two students from Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i and Waimea high schools, plus two students from Kaua‘i who are graduating from other high schools in the state.

Criteria for the awards are a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; and a definite plan to further his/her education beyond high school. Students must have an acceptance letter from the college where they will enroll.

Students who wish to apply can obtain an application form from their school’s counselor. Call Jimmy Iloreta, Kaua‘i Filipino Community Council president, at 822-7464, or Lita de la Pena, scholarship chairperson, at 822-5957 for more information.

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