The Little Tokyo Rotary Foundation is offering $1,000 scholarships to the youth. This scholarship is for those who have overcome adversity and are making significant accomplishments or contributions in one of the four areas: academics, sports, culture or volunteer service. This is to recognize and award the courageous effort by the youth to overcome physical or psychological challenges, serious sickness, or loss of parent(s). 
The deadline for the application is on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
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The applicants must be 16-24 years old and live in the L.A. area.  The Rotary family members are not eligible.  Upon application review and face-to-face interview, three youths will be awarded $1,000 each.  Please send your applications via e-mail to by 11:59 pm on Augusr 31, 2021.  For more information, please via above
This scholarship was made possible because of the generous donation by Toshio and Toshiko Handa, who have long supported the youth.  After living in Pasadena for more than 40 years, the Handas recently moved back to their home country and now live in Tokyo.
The Little Tokyo Rotary Foundation is a part of the Rotary Club of Little Tokyo.