Five scholarships available for high school graduates

The Maui Association for Family & Community Education will offer five $2,000 scholarships to qualifying 2013 high school graduating Maui seniors.

Applicants must be graduating seniors from a high school on Maui, a resident of Maui for the last five years, maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade-point-average on a 4.0-scale, demonstrate financial need and exhibit good character in community and school. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year institution on a full-time basis.

The deadline for applications is April 10. The 2013 MAFCE application packet and forms are available at high school counselors’ offices.

For more information or questions, call Andie Simon at 572-6508 or email

Past winners of the MAFCE scholarships include: Emna Baccar Lahainaluna High School; Tomiko Clark King Kekaulike High School; Kamie-Lei Fujiwara Kamehameha Schools Maui; Kalia Nip Lahainaluna High School; Sophia Wuest St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School; Keone Kapisi Maui High School; Kahana Kaneyasu Maui High School; Jamal Garcia Maui High School; Kelsey Greenway Seabury Hall; and Michael Teves King Kekaulike High School.