Since 2009, FMPR has awarded two $1,000 scholarships annually, one to a Kauai student and one to a Pennsylvania student pursuing their bachelor’s or graduate degree. FMPR Scholars are exemplary students and community members who:

  • Are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees, preferably in communications or public relations.
  • Are interested in owning or working for a small business and/or home-based business.
  • Are engaged in entrepreneurial activities.
  • Have the intention to return to the communities in which they grew up after undergraduate or graduate school to pursue their livelihoods.
  • Are engaged in community service and wish to advance their communities.
  • Have proven intellectual and academic achievements.
  • Show integrity of character and an interest in helping others.
  • Have the ability to lead and the motivation to use their talents to the fullest.

2017 FMPR Scholarship Now Available

The 2017 FMPR Scholarship Application period is now open. Deadline to submit a completed application packet for consideration is April 30, 2017. Since 2009, FMPR has awarded two $1,000 scholarships annually, one to a Kauai student and one to a Pennsylvania student... read more

Yoshida Awarded as 2016 FMPR Scholar

Fujita & Miura Public Relations (FMPR) announced that Brittney Yoshida of Kauai High School has been awarded as the 2016 FMPR scholar and received a $1,000 scholarship to use toward her college expenses. “Brittney is an exemplary student, leader and product of... read more

FMPR Scholar Updates

We are so proud of all of our FMPR Scholars.  Here’s what they have been up to: Benjie Baclig (2009) is working on an entrepreneurial venture and honing his stock trading skills. Shelcie (Takenouchi) Kalinowski (2009) is an Account Executive with Hill+Knowlton... read more

Jarquio Selected as 2015 FMPR Scholar

Fujita & Miura Public Relations (FMPR) announced that Hazel-Lyn Jarquio of Kapa`a High School has been awarded as the 2015 FMPR scholar.An active leader in academics, athletics and community service, Jarquio has achieved a 4.0 GPA and has been a member of Kapa`a... read more

Peralta and Mazda Awarded as 2014 FMPR Scholar

Fujita & Miura Public Relations (FMPR) has announced that Grace Peralta of Kaua`i and Jenna Mazda of Pennsylvania are the 2014 FMPR scholars. An active leader in many non-profit organizations for youth, Kaua`i High School graduate Grace Peralta will be attending... read more

Otsuji and Naudascher Awarded as 2013 FMPR Scholars

Kainani Otsuji of Kaua`i and Tate Naudascher of Pennsylvania are the 2013 FMPR scholars. As the 2013 Valedictorian of Kaua`i High School, Kainani Otsuji graduated this June with a 4.0 GPA. In the fall, Kainani will be attending the University of California Los Angeles... read more

Rapozo, Herbst Announced as 2012 FMPR Scholars

Fujita & Miura Public Relations has announced that Nicole Rapozo of Kaua`i and Louis Herbst of Pennsylvania are the 2012 Fujita & Miura Public Relations’ (FMPR) Scholars. Sixteen-year-old Nicole Rapozo of Kaua`i graduated a year early from Kapa`a High School... read more

FMPR Scholarship Application Available

We’re now in our fourth year of offering the FMPR Scholarship and have three amazing and accomplished FMPR Scholars who continue to impress us on personal, professional and academic levels. Shelcie Takenouchi completed her master’s degree in public relations from USC... read more

FMPR Scholars: Baclig, Matsumoto, and Takenouchi Thrive

In 2009, we initiated the FMPR Scholar program to award scholarships to outstanding Kauai students. Since then, we’ve kept in regular contact with our FMPR Scholars and have connected them with each other in a scholar network.  We continue to be so impressed... read more

Matsumoto Announced as 2010 FMPR Scholar

We’d like to offer up our congratulations to Shyanne Matsumoto as our 2010 Fujita & Miura Public Relations’ (FMPR) Scholar. Matsumoto of Kalaheo is a graduating senior at Kaua`i High School with a 3.651 grade point average (GPA).  She has been accepted to Oregon... read more