The Rotary Club of Kapolei is accepting scholarship applications for Nursing and Education students through October 1, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student in Nursing, Education, or any type of Healthcare industry program, who will be attending, as a full-time student, an accredited 4-year college or university in Hawaii or on the U.S. mainland to earn a baccalaureate degree.  A full-time student is defined as taking a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester or equivalent.

  2. Must be a U.S. citizen and legal resident of Hawaii prior to submittal of application.

  3. In the interest of providing as many scholarships as possible to students in Hawaii, ineligible are:

    a. Rotarians or their spouse, children, grandchildren, stepchildren, brothers or sisters.              
           b. Anyone entering a U.S. Military Service Academy. 
           c. Anyone receiving a multi-year scholarship or a full tuition scholarship.

           d. Anyone attending a university or college outside the United States.


Criteria for Selection:

  1. Academic achievement, scholarship merit and financial need.

  2. Personal involvement in campus, community activities and employment experience.


Scholarships Available:

  1. Two (2) Jacob J. Blokker Scholarship Award of $2,000 to a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student in Education or any type of Healthcare Industry program. 

  2. Two (2) Anne Pochna Blokker Scholarship Award of $2,000 to a Junior or Senior college student in a Nursing or Education Program.


The scholarship is non-transferable, cannot be deferred, and is a one-year grant that need not be repaid.  Enrollment must be in January of the academic year the scholarship is awarded. Scholarships will be disbursed directly to the applicant’s college or university.The Rotary Club of Kapolei Scholarship programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, national origin or physical disability.

Applications and information can be found here: