Scholarship Spotlight: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
January 19, 2010
The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program.
Winners are chosen by committee, which bases its decision primarily on the submitted personal statement. The first place award is a $1,000 scholarship. The award can be used for tuition, room and board, required fees or any educational expense.
- Provided By: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program
- Deadlines: Spring Competition — January 1 – July 31, 2010; Fall Competition — August 1 – December 31, 2010
- Type of Award: Scholarship
- Amount: $1000
- Awards Available: Unspecified
- Website: http://www.gkscholarship.com/
- Description: The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is open to 9th-12th grade high school students, college students or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Students not currently in school must plan to enroll in a higher education program within 12 months. Students may study any major and attend any college in the U.S. The award may be used for tuition, room and board, books or any related educational expense. A brief personal statement is required.
- Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study
- Additional Information: Please visit the sponsor’s Web site for additional information.
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