PERPETUATING DUKE’S LEGACY

Over $220,000 Awarded in Grants and Scholarships

As our scholars strive to meet the rising cost of higher education, the Foundation aims to provide the necessary support for our recipients to achieve all of their goals. At the conclusion of this application review, the Foundation awarded $155,000 in need-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current college students from across the state. Furthermore, the Foundation awarded nearly $65,000 in grants to organizations and individuals that support our Hawaii waterman community, help develop Hawaii’s best ocean athletes and connect our local Keiki to the ocean and beach activities.

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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP

Accepting Applications
September 15, 2017 – December 1, 2017

The information below helps the Scholarship Committee understand the applicant’s character, athletic history, and financial status.

  1. A Personal Statement
  2. Transcript of Grades
  3. Two Letters of Personal Reference
  4. Athletic Resume (Last Three Years)
  5. Color Photograph of Applicant
  6. Federal Tax Return (Applicant’s Parent)

Returning applicants and/or those applicants already attending college/university

Duke Award – for High School Seniors Only

AMBASSADOR OF ALOHA

Accepting Applications
September 15, 2017 – December 1, 2017

The Ambassador of Aloha Scholarship is a one-time $15,000 award that was created to recognize one outstanding Hawaii high school senior who exemplifies the character and personality traits of Duke Kahanamoku. Each Hawaii high school is invited to nominate one graduating senior for this scholarship.

Applications with all required support documents must be submitted online by the nominee no later than midnight on December 1, 2017.

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TEAM GRANT

Accepting Applications
July 1, 2017 – September 15, 2017

The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation awards only one grant per team per fiscal year. This information below helps the Scholarship Committee understand the applicant’s character, athletic history, and financial status.

  1. Team Statement
  2. History of the Team for this Event
  3. Comparison of Team to Previous Teams and Competition
  4. Personal Athletic Backgrounds of Each Team Member
  5. Federal Income Tax Return (Team) or Financial Statement (Team)
  6. Team’s Athletic Resume (Last 3 Years)
  7. Letter(s) from Coach(es), Athletic Director(s), Sports Association(s)
  8. Statement Detailing the Purpose of the Organization
  9. Color Photograph of Team

EVENT GRANT

Accepting Applications
July 1, 2017 – September 15, 2017

The information below helps the Scholarship Committee understand the applicant’s character, athletic history, and financial status. 

  1. Personal Statement
  2. History of the Event
  3. Comparison of Event to Similar Competitions
  4. Personal Athletic Backgrounds of Each Team Member
  5. Federal Income Tax Return (Event) or Financial Statement (Event)
  6. History and Purpose of the Organization
  7. Color Photograph of Event