2021 Kiyoko Tsuboi Taubkin Legacy Scholarship Application
2021 Kiyoko Tsuboi Taubkin Legacy Scholarship - JAVA
The Japanese American Veterans Association will award the Kiyoko Tsuboi Taubkin Legacy Scholarship to honor a dedicated supporter of JAVA. This scholarship award of $2000 will be awarded to a student who is continuing their studies at a four-year college or university.
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Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following criteria. Please place an "x" to indicate that you meet both criteria listed below.
I have completed at least one year in an undergraduate program at a 4-year college or university. AND
I will be continuing my studies in an undergraduate program at a 4-year college or university in the fall of 2021.
Eligibility: Applicants also must meet the following criteria. Please place an "x" beside the criteria you meet:
I am a direct, lineal descendant* of a Nisei military service member of World War II who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the Military Intelligence Service, the 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion, or other U.S. military unit to include the Women's Army Corps or Army Nurses Corps. OR
I am a collateral descendant * of a Nisei military service member of World War II in the units described previously. A collateral descendant is an applicant whose direct ancestor was a brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece of a World War II Nisei military service member OR
I am a current member of JAVA (https://java-us.org/) whose membership began prior to April 1, 2019. OR
I am a child of a current JAVA member+. My parent or guardian is a JAVA member whose membership began prior to April 1, 2019.
For direct, lineal descendants or collateral descendants, please indicate the name of the WW II Nisei service member to whom the applicant is related; include the name of the military unit and years of service, and state the WW II military service member's relationship to the applicant.
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Attach or send your essay of no more than 500 words in 12-point font : The essay topic is "What Winning the Taubkin Legacy Scholarship will mean to me."
Attach or send an official copy of your most recent transcript
Attach or send a recent photo with your name (.jpg format please)
Attach or send a list of your volunteer/community service activities, extracurricular activities, work experiences, and/or leadership positions held within the last two years.
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I acknowledge that I have completed this Scholarship application form to apply for the 2021 Kiyoko Tsuboi Taubkin Legacy Scholarship under the Japanese American Veterans Association's Scholarship Program.
I acknowledge that all of the information provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and all the documents submitted in support of this application are originals or true copies of the originals.
By virtue of my submission of this application, I acknowledge and consent to all of the policies, procedures and rules that JAVA has published on its website governing its Scholarship Program, including the use of information on my application and materials submitted, as well as my photograph for publicizing the Scholarship Program and the awards made.
I am aware that my completed application, with supporting documentation, must be electronically submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2021, in order for it to be considered for the 2021 Kiyoko Tsuboi Taubkin Legacy Scholarship. Applications not received by that date, or that fail to meet the submission requirements, will NOT be considered.
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