The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is simple and fun. The $1,000 scholarship was created by Gen and Kelly Tanabe who are award-winning authors of numerous books on scholarships, financing education, and applying for college. The book sales help fund the scholarship and in return, award students with money towards higher education. High school and college/university students are welcome to apply for this remarkable opportunity by simply completing an online application with a short answer essay. It’s as easy as that! Scholarship is an ongoing scholarship that is awarded twice a year to top selected students. The spring deadline is July 31st and the fall deadline is December 31st.