HEPA Offers Scholarships

April 26, 2021, 6:00 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 4:57 PM
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The Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associated, Inc. (HEPA), who recently began staffing the emergency rooms at Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital are offering (one) $3000 college scholarship to students in the
Kona area and (one) $3000 college scholarship to students in North Kohala District. The scholarships will be awarded $1500 per semester per student.

The goal of the scholarship is to support a graduating high school student, who without financial assistance, is not likely to attend college. The primary criteria for scholarship consideration are financial and familial hardship.

Additional criteria for consideration includes:
Must be from West Hawaii Region (Kona area or North Kohala District)
Prior academic performance
Must be a graduating high school student

Scholarship application forms can be downloaded from the Kona Community Hospital website at Applications can also be requested via email from Judy Donovan at [email protected]

Completed application forms must be received by Tuesday May 25, 2021.


Interested students should submit the following documents:
Application form
Photo copy of most recent report card or transcripts
Photo copy of SAR report or Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for applicable school year
2 letters of reference from teachers, counselors, employers or other individuals who are familiar with your character and potential. Include this person’s relationship to student.

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