Aloha Scholarship

College bound seniors living in Clark County, Nevada, who plan to enroll in an accredited trade/vocational school, college, or university as a full-time student may apply for this scholarship. Student must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher, may be a senior at a charter, private, or CCSD high school, and must be working toward a degree in their chosen field. Applicants will be judged on prior academic performance, recommendations, an essay on reasons for applying for the scholarship, and participation in community and school activities. Two scholarships in the amount of $750 each will be awarded to a student pursuing a 4-year degree. Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to a student pursuing a trade/vocational degree.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before a check is mailed to the college. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

9th Island Cultural Club of Las Vegas
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay - Please provide an essay summarizing the reasons for applying for this scholarship, why you are deserving of this scholarship, and how the scholarship will be utilized.
  2. Please provide a list of Community and/or School activities you have participated in.
  3. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  4. Please upload a "Financial Need Letter" explaining why you need assistance with your college/school expenses.
  5. Please provide a copy of your letter of admission to an accredited college or trade/vocational school.
  6. Please upload a letter of recommendation from an individual not related to you and who is in good standing in the community (e.g. high school counselor, teacher, employer, scoutmaster, member of the clergy, etc.).
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