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2020 Wayne Kunishige Memorial Scholarship Call for Applications

By NWBA Team, 01/28/20, 6:00PM CST


Application deadline is Friday, March 1st 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The National Wheelchair Basketball Association is pleased to announce the 18th annual Wayne Kunishige Scholarship. Named to honor the memory of NWBA player and wheelchair innovator Wayne Kunishige, the scholarship was endowed by his family and friends. The scholarship award is a $1,000 cash scholarship.

The Wayne Scholarship will be awarded at the 2020 NWBA Junior Division Annual Banquet at the Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships on Saturday, March 14 in Wichita, KS. The award recipient must be an NWBA player who is a high school senior and planning to attend college or other educational endeavors in the fall of 2020. All high school senior players with a grade point average of 3.0 or better are invited to apply.

Scholarship applications are available on the NWBA website at or clicking on the document below. 

Application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2020. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

For additional information contact Cheryl Vines at or 501-580-8513.