PERPETUATING DUKE’S LEGACY
Over $175,000 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 $125,000 in need-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current college students from across the state. Furthermore, the Foundation awarded nearly $50,000 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.
scholarships
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP
Accepting Applications
December 1, 2016 – March 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. Personal References (Two Letters)
  5. Athletic Resume (Last Three Years)
  6. Color Photograph of Applicant
  7. Federal Tax Return (Applicant’s Parent)
AMBASSADOR OF ALOHA
Accepting Nominations
December 1, 2016 – February 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.
grants
INDIVIDUAL
Accepting Applications
December 1, 2016 – February 15, 2017
The information below helps the Scholarship Committee understand the applicant’s character, athletic history and financial status.
  1. A Personal Statement
  2. Federal Tax Return (Applicant or Applicant’s Parents)
  3. Athletic Resume (Last 3 Years)
  4. Letter(s) from Coach(es), Athletic Director(s), Sports Association(s), etc.
  5. Color Photograph of Applicant
TEAM
Accepting Applications
December 1, 2016 – February 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 GRANTS
Accepting Applications
June 1, 2016 – September 19, 2016
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

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