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2018 Wayne Kunishige Memorial Scholarship Call for Applications

12/20/2017, 8:15am CST

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The National Wheelchair Basketball Association is pleased to announce the 16th 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 scholarship check.

The scholarship will be presented  at the 2018 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament presented by ABC Medical in Louisville, KY. 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 2018. 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, clicking on the link or document below.

Application deadline is Saturday, March 10, 2018. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

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

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