2014 JAVA Memorial Scholarships

The Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) will be offering nine scholarships for 2014 through its Memorial Scholarship Program. These nine scholarships are divided into three offerings.

The United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Scholarship is in the amount of $5,000.

The Founder’s Scholarship in the name of Phil and Douglas Ishio is in the amount of $3,000.

Seven awards of $1,500 will be awarded to memorialize Grant Hirabayashi; Joseph Ichiuji; Mitsugi Kasai; Teru and Victor Matsui; Betty Shima; Orville Shirey; and Kyoko Taubkin.

The rules, instructions, and application forms may be found on JAVA’s website:

The closing date for applications is May 17, 2014. Winners will be announced no later than July 2014.