The Takitani Scholarship applications are open on December 1!
An outstanding graduating senior will be selected by each qualifying high school to receive a $3,000 scholarship. From this group, finalists from each school district, the Hawaii Catholic Schools, and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools will be selected to receive an additional $2,000 scholarship. All Takitani Scholars are eligible to renew their scholarship for three years of undergraduate study for up to $2,000 a year.
Accredited schools with less than 100 students enrolled in grades 9-12 may also nominate a student with the understanding that their candidate will be grouped together with students from schools of similar enrollment size and considered for one of two $3,000 scholarships.
Counselors must register online EVERY YEAR in order for their schools to be eligible to apply. Counselor registration is open from December 1 – February 1:
Three outstanding scholars will be selected from among the finalists for the following scholarships:
Mamoru Takitani Outstanding Student Award $10,000
Aiko Takitani Outstanding Student Award $10,000
Karen Uno Distinguished Student Award $8,000
Scholarship information and application materials are available online.
Renewal application process opens.
Deadline for counselors to register their schools.
Deadline for students to submit online and provide a hard copy of their application to their Counselor.
February 1 – 7
School scholarship committees convene and select their Takitani Scholar.
Deadline for schools go online to designate and verify their student selection.
All $3,000 scholarship winners notified, scholarship finalists (total $5,000) and top scholarship winners (totaling $8,000, and $10,000) announced.
Deadline for student scholars to submit college information online to the Takitani Foundation for check processing.
Deadline for renewal scholarship applications to be submitted.
Scholarship checks mailed to respective colleges and universities.