Foundation announces availability of scholarships

The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation will award multiple $1,000 scholarships to members of the Class of 2013 as well as several $500 scholarships to students enrolled in the Maui Culinary Academy at the University of Hawaii Maui College.

The scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their academics, college entrance exams, activities, awards and honors, a short essay, financial need and letters of recommendation.

The foundation raises funds for the high school scholarship program through its annual scholarship golf tournament, which is scheduled for March 16 at The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course. The deadline for the three-person full scramble tournament is Feb. 28. Paid applications submitted by Feb. 15 are eligible for a drawing.

The applications for the various scholarships are available online at Graduating high school seniors may also contact their principal or their senior class counselor for copies of the application.

The postmark deadline for the scholarship applications is March 31. Scholarships will be awarded June 19.