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Scholarships to be Awarded this Summer

December 15, 2021

Masami Oishi Memorial Scholarship. Aloha Pacific FCU is offering 15 scholarship awards of $2,000 each this summer.

Applications are now available for Aloha Pacific FCU’s 35th annual Masami Oishi Memorial Scholarships. Fifteen Aloha Pacific FCU primary members, including Kekaha CU, will be awarded $2,000 each this summer.

The completed application, including official transcripts, a letter of intent and a resume, must be postmarked or delivered to a branch no later than Wednesday, April 20.  

Important details regarding transcripts:

  • Transcripts must be official, not photocopied or downloaded by applicants.
  • Official transcripts usually are generated by registrars offices and sealed, often featuring a raised stamp of the school or other security elements.
  • Unofficial transcripts will disqualify your application.
  • Applicants may ask their schools to mail official transcripts directly to us in sealed official envelopes or email a link to the official transcripts, generally requiring a password, to marketing@alohapacific.com.
  • Copies or printouts from student portals are not official and will not be accepted.

If you have questions about what is official or not official, ask your registrar’s office or college counselor for details.

Awards are based on financial need, community service and academic achievement.

Please note that scholarship awards are restricted to one award per primary member per lifetime so that we may assist as many members as possible. 

Eligibility requirements include:

  • APFCU or Kekaha CU primary membership in good standing: at least $5 in your savings account and no loan delinquencies for at least one year prior to July 20, 2022 (joint account owners are not eligible)
  • Enrollment full time in an accredited program, such as an associate, baccalaureate or graduate degree

Recipients must be available in mid to late summer for picture-taking and to pick up their awards. Pending health guidelines, recipients may be asked to submit high-resolution portraits instead.

Visit any branch for details.

Some restrictions apply. See scholarship application for details.