'O.H.A.N.A. Foundation to Offer Four Educational Scholarships
'O.H.A.N.A. Foundation announces the availability of several educational scholarships. With funds raised from ‘O.H.A.N.A.’s first annual September hula exhibition, E Ala E, the Foundation is able to present the Kulia I Ka Nu’u Scholarship Program. Kulia I Ka Nu’u means to “strive for excellence” and with financial support from ‘O.H.A.N.A., the Foundation looks to empower students to strive for excellence in reaching their educational and career goals. Two $1,000 scholarships and two $500 scholarships will be awarded to 2011 graduating high school seniors enrolling in a four year or two year accredited post-secondary institution in the state of Oregon or Hawai’i. Deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, March 18, 2011. Scholarships will be awarded Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
The Aloha, Oregon based non-profit ‘O.H.A.N.A. Foundation continues to partner with several local outreach and non-profit organizations in the pursuit of community development and to share the Hawaiian culture. “‘Ohana, which means family, has a deep and focused meaning in Hawaiian culture and it is through this partnership with local organizations that the Foundation is able to share ‘ohana with the community in pursuit of its mission to increase awareness of the Hawaiian culture through song, dance and language”, says ‘O.H.A.N.A. Foundation Chairperson Leialoha Ka’ula.
For more scholarship information and donation opportunities, visit www.ohanapdx.org, email [email protected] or call 971-404-1797.