2016 Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa • DEADLINE: 10/9

NOTE: This specific post is for OAA members only (if you’re not an OAA member, please contact your closest Okinawa kenjinkai/association). Each kenjinkai/association submits their own applicants to the Okinawa Prefectural Government. The 2015 application for the Kempi Scholarship to study in Okinawa is now available for interested persons! This unique and incredibly wonderful opportunity hasContinue reading “2016 Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa • DEADLINE: 10/9”

OAA Scholarships for 2015 Graduating High School Students

DEADLINE: May 22, 2015 REQUIREMENTS: • Must be graduating high school in 2015 • Must be of full or partial Okinawan descent • Parents or applicant must be OAA member(s) • Minimum 3.0 GPA The awards will be based primarily on academic accomplishments with due consideration given to extracurricular, community activities, and financial needs. The scholarship awardsContinue reading “OAA Scholarships for 2015 Graduating High School Students”

2014 NKK Scholarship for Students of Japanese Culture

The Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai (Japanese Prefectural Association of Southern California) is now accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship for outstanding students of Japanese culture (e.g. art, entertainment, martial arts, etc). Qualifying applicants must be current members of a kenjinkai, between 17 – 27 years of age, and a dedicated practitioner of a Japanese cultural tradition.Continue reading “2014 NKK Scholarship for Students of Japanese Culture”

OAA Scholarship Applications for 2014 Graduating High School Students

Applications for the OAA’s annual scholarship awards for 2014 high school graduates are now available! Applicant Requirements: • Must be graduating high school in 2014 • Must be of full or partial Okinawan descent • Parents or applicant must be OAA member(s) • Minimum 3.0 GPA DEADLINE: JUNE 13, 2014 The awards will be basedContinue reading “OAA Scholarship Applications for 2014 Graduating High School Students”

Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa! DEADLINE: November 1

The 2014 application for the Kempi Scholarship to study in Okinawa is now available for interested persons! This unique and incredibly wonderful opportunity has been around a long time, but has changed and expanded in the past few years.