Happy New Year everyone, hope you’re all have a good start to 2016. It’s been awhile since I’ve popped my head into the blog…anyway, just wanted to let everyone know that recently joined the Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise. Our club submitted a news release announcing the call for applications for college scholarships. If you’re a local Hawaii high school senior looking to attend a 4-year college in 2016-2017, you need to be applying for this! 3 winners total. 2 will receive $1,500 and one winner will receive a $5,000 grant with the opportunity for $10,000 total. The news release is below but if you’re interested or know anyone who might be, have them click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2016
Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship Program Announces Call for Applications
Applications for the financial assistance now available through Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise
HONOLULU, January 21, 2016—Local high school seniors can now apply for the Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation (HRYF) scholarship grants, available for the 2016-2017 college academic year. Three winners will be selected: one student will receive a HRYF scholarship for $5,000 with the opportunity to move on and win the Maurice J. Sullivan and Joanna L. Sullivan award of $10,000. Two more winners will walk away with a $1,500 grant. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is Sunday, February 7 with an interview to follow on Saturday, February 13 at Kahala Nui. The Rotary Club of Kahala will announce winners of the grant on March 28. More information and applications will be available for download on the Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise website: kahalasunriserotary.org.
Completed applications may be sent to:
Rotary Club of Sunrise Kahala
Attn: Kimberly Tom
P.O. Box 161163
Honolulu, HI 96816
The Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation Scholarship Program was founded by Maurice “Sully” Sullivan of the Sullivan Family of Companies and offers scholarships to Hawaii high school seniors who are planning to attend a four year accredited college or university in the United States. Since 1975, The HRYF has awarded more than 1,200 scholarships totaling over $3.8 million. Currently, there are more than 985 Maurice J. Sullivan Fellows and 30 “Sully” Life Members.
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. Visit rotary.org and endpolio.org for more about Rotary and its efforts to eradicate polio. To learn more about the Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise chapter, go to kahalasunriserotary.org.
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