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Thomas awarded Audrey S. Furukawa Study Abroad Scholarship

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Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Nanea Thomas, a sophomore environmental science major at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, has been awarded the Audrey S. Furukawa (ASF) Study Abroad Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for the fall 2018 semester.

Thomas is a Kamehameha HawaiÔÇÖi High School alumna who carries a cumulative 3.94 grade point average and is currently participating in the Semester at Sea Program.

The ASF Study Abroad Scholarship was created to provide a UH Hilo student with the opportunity to study abroad and begin their global education journey. The recipient must have at least a 3.2 GPA with preference given to Hawai╩╗i high school graduates.

To help support future students from Hawai╩╗i to study abroad, or to learn more about the study abroad program, call UH HiloÔÇÖs Center for Global Education and Exchange at 932-7488 or visit

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