Portuguese association offers scholarships

The Portuguese Association of Maui is accepting scholarship applications for college-level studies in 2014.

Two grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to students entering college or already enrolled in an accredited academic and/or vocational institution.

Applicants must be of Portuguese or part-Portuguese descent and must be permanent residents of Maui County.

Applications are available from high school counselors and from the Educational Opportunity Center at the University of Hawaii Maui College.

Applications may also be obtained by writing to Portuguese Association of Maui, P.O. Box 838, Wailuku 96793. The deadline for filing is March 31.