College Scholarships available for HBA Seniors
Scholarship money for college is now available for our graduating seniors. Apply today for one, or all, of the following scholarships.
All applications must be turned in to Principal Hirae’s office by Friday, May 3, 2013.
Hawaii Baptist Academy’s senior scholarships are provided through the generosity of our donors. Mahalo, to all who have graciously given of their resources to support our students.
Kilohana Kai and Larry Wong American Heritage Foundation - $1,000
The Kilohana Kai and Larry Wong Scholarship is in memory of Mr. Larry Wong. Larry Wong was with the first group of students to attend Hawaii Baptist Academy when the secondary school started in 1949 and his support of the school was always in his heart. His commitment was to support student trips, scholarships, and grants for various educational programs. The scholarship awards a senior who has followed in the footsteps of Larry Wong, in being a leader and serving others. The amount of $1,000 will be awarded to one graduating senior.Requirements:
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Plans to attend college
- Financial need Submit Student Aid Report from FAFSA
- Member of HBA service organization (i.e. Interact, PAC, Servant Group, etc.)
Reverand O.W. “Dub” Efurd Memorial Scholarship - $2,250
The Reverend O.W. “Dub” Efurd Memorial Scholarship for Hawaii Baptist Academy students was established in memory of Dub Efurd. This scholarship is awarded to the senior who has been steadfast in all endeavors, nurture a personal experience with God, and continually seek knowledge. The amount of $2,250 will be awarded to one graduating senior. Requirements:
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Christian and Church Member
- Acceptance to a post-secondary institution
- Letter of recommendation from your pastor
The Sue Nishikawa Scholarship Endowment - $2,800
The Sue Nishikawa Scholarship was established as an endowment to provide ongoing awards to graduating seniors in honor of the late Sue Nishikawa. Sue Nishikawa was the first woman from Hawaii to graduate from a Baptist seminary and helped organize Hawaii Women’s Missionary Union. She was an encourager, who taught missions and in telling the story of Jesus around the world. The amount of $2,800 will be awarded to one graduating senior. Requirements:
- A female senior
- Financial Need Submit Student Aid Report from FAFSA
- GPA 3.0 or higher
- A Southern Baptist and currently active in the Acteens or WMU organization who will be attending a Baptist college or university
- Currently active in a mission’s ministry who will be attending an accredited college or university