The Duke Award is a one-time, $15,000 award, created to recognize an outstanding Hawaii high school senior who exemplifies the character and personality traits of Duke Kahanamoku. This scholarship will help raise awareness about Duke and inspire individuals to emulate his character. Applicants for the Duke Award must be nominated by a school or athletic official.
Place of Study:
Any Accredited college or university
How to Apply:
- Online Application
- A Personal Statement
- Transcript of Grades
- Two Letters of Personal Reference
- Athletic Resume (Last Three Years)
- Color Photograph of Applicant
- Federal Tax Return (Applicant’s Parent)
Who is eligible:
For full-time, undergraduates attending an accredited college or high school seniors demonstrating financial need. Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and participating in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo, sailing, or volleyball, with a record of accomplishments and intention to compete in college. Applicants should demonstrate the spirit of aloha through leadership and community involvement.
Deadline: Open for nominations – Deadline is credited to be Nov. 2020