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The Wai`anae Hawaiian Civic Club

The Wai`anae Hawaiian Civic Club (WHCC) is proud to offer a scholarship that fosters the ideals of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole, founder of the Hawaiian Civic Clubs.  These ideals embrace the principles of good government and citizenship, active interest in civic, commercial, social and moral welfare of the indigenous people of Hawaii . 



         Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited institution of higher learning pursuing studies that contribute to a better understanding of Hawaiian culture, history, politics and language.

         Must have a GPA of 2.5 or better for graduating high school seniors; GPA of 3.0 or better for undergraduate and graduate students.

         Must be of Hawaiian ancestry

         Preference will be given to applicants who are members of WHCC in good standing, including directly related family members.


         Based on available funds, WHCC will provide one (1) award in the amount of $500 for the academic school year.  $500 will be sent directly to colleges, universities, trade and technical schools, etc.(*).


The items listed below must be submitted before your application will be considered:

         Completed WHCC application form.

         Three (3) Letters of Reference.

         Official grade transcripts from each high school, college or university attended.

         Evidence of admission to an institute of higher learning for undergraduate or graduate students.

         One full-length page essay (type written preferred) on work that contributes to Hawaiian culture, history, politics and language. Also include your immediate family background.

         (*) Recipient must complete (no substitutes) at least one (1) event during the academic year with the WHCC.  The scholarship chair will notify you of upcoming events.


DEADLINE: Mail the completed application form and all required documents to the Scholarship Chair, Maralyn Kurschals at the address below.


For an application form or more information you can download and print the application form by clicking the link below, or, contact your high school counselor, or, write to:


Maralyn Kurschals, Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 687
Wai`anae, HI 96792
Phone: 697-1938

Click here to view and print the application form








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