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  • Camacho Foundation awards scholarships to three UOG students

  • “They say it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said about finishing college.

    Community-funded scholarships totaling $67K awarded to 32 University of Guam students

  • A senior nursing major and a senior elementary education major were the two recipients.

    Two seniors receive Filipino-American Presidents Club of Guam scholarships

  • The Filipino Ladies Association of Guam awarded $500 scholarships to two chemistry majors.

    Two chemistry students receive FLAG scholarships

  • Photo of Alicia Edwards

    Grad student Alicia Edwards wins scholarship to support Micronesians in conservation fields

  • Group photo of scholarship recipients

    In the News: Business admin major Ivan Blanco receives scholarship

  • The scholarship program provides intensive language instruction and cultural enrichment experiences.

    Two students awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship


Available Scholarships

Scholarships: Money available to college students from various community organizations and businesses. They are competitively awarded to applicants based on academic or other specific submissions and achievements. Ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars, scholarships can help cushion the cost of books and supplies or can fund your entire semester’s tuition.

Different scholarships are available at different times throughout the year, so it is important to check this page regularly.

Scholarship Who Can Apply Amount Deadline Application

Rotary International District 2750 PBG Friendship Scholarship: Rotary Club of Tokyo-West Scholar (AY22-23 & 23-24)

  • The Rotary Club of Tokyo-West is sponsoring a scholarship program for citizens of the Micronesia Region who are officially qualified to attend the University of Guam. The scholarship is awarded primarily to encourage students from this region to pursue a higher education and give them an opportunity to become a leader in their (home) island community.
     
  • See application packet for other eligibility requirements
Up to $10,000 for one student  for two academic years at UOG 3:00 p.m. on May 27, 2022

Application Packet

The Society of Emeritus Professors and Retired Scholars (SEPRS)

UOG Scholarship

  • The applicant must be a registered full-time University of Guam undergraduate or graduate student and may hold any citizenship.
  • The applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. 
  • All applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation.
  • Write an essay describing academic goals and explaining how the SEPRS scholarship will be helpful for achieving the goals (300 – 500 words)

**See application packet for more information**

Up to $1,000 for the academic

year ($500 per semester)

3:00 p.m. on August 26, 2022

Application Packet

Multiple

Nearly 30 scholarships are available through the UOG Endowment Foundation for students of all academic levels and subject areas. Varying Applications for all UOGEF scholarships are due by 4 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2022

Visit UOG Endowment Foundation webpage for complete details

Additional scholarship opportunities are also available on the UOG Endowment Foundation Scholarships page.
Scholarship Who Can Apply Amount Application Period Typically Opens More Information
AGA Guam Chapter Herminia Dierking Scholarship
  • Full-time (12 credit minimum) incoming juniors or seniors
  • Majors in accounting, business administration, finance and economics, or public administration
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Past AGA Guam Chapter Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
Two awards of $1,000 each Spring Previous application packet
APIA Scholarship
  • Live at or below the poverty level, or otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
  • First in family to attend college;
  • Representative of the APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically), especially ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity
  • Strong emphasis on community service and leadership
  • Solid academic achievement
Range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards September

Scholarship website

Asian American & Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship
  • Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by U.S. Census
  • U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident. Citizens of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau are also eligible to apply.
  • Enrolling as an undergraduate student for Fall 2022.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7or have earned a GED
  • Applied for FAFSA by early April 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • One letter of recommendation
Range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $5,000 awards September

Scholarship website

Bank of Guam LIFE Scholarship
  • Full-time students (12 credits) attending the University of Guam or Guam Community College
  • Continuing UOG students with a minimum of 24 completed credits for two consecutive semesters (with proof of completion) at UOG
  • Bank of Guam employees and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses if applicable) are not eligible to enter.
Two awards of $2,500 each January

Scholarship website

 

Questions: 

communications@bankofguam.com 

Scholarship Who Can Apply Amount Deadline Application  
Federated States of Micronesia National Scholarship

Full-time (taking at least 12 credits for undergraduates or 6 credits for graduate students) students from the FSM with a minimum 2.0 GPA for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate students who plan to return to the FSM to work in their field of study for one year for every year awarded.

 

(Note: Credits are counted if a student receives an "F" but not if a student receives a “W.")

 

Fanuchånan: July 31

 

Fañomnåkan: Dec. 31

 

Finakpo': May 31

Download Application

 

Contact:
Joyleen Sienes
Joyleen.Sienes@fsmed.fm
(691) 320-2609 or (691) 320-2647

 
Chuuk State Scholarship

Students who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and earn 24 credits each academic year.

 

 

 

Fanuchånan and Fañomnåkan of following year: June 30

Download Application

 

Send transcript to:
Joyce Otoko

Student Services Coordinator
P.O. Box 904
Weno, Chuuk FM 96942

 

Contact:
Joyce Otoko chuukscholarship@ymail.com
(691) 330-2190 or (691) 330-5290 

 
Kosrae State Scholarship

Residents and legal citizens of Kosrae attending UOG as an undergraduate or graduate student on a full-time basis (taking at least 12 credit hours).

 

 

 

Fanuchånan: June 30

 

Fañomnåkan: Nov. 30

 

Finakpo': April 30 (usually available for graduating seniors only)

Download Application

 

Send transcript to:
Tulensa Sigra
Department of Education
P.O. Box 660
Tofol, Kosrae FM 96944

 

Contact:
Tulensa Sigra tulensigra@gmail.com

(691) 370-3008 or (691) 370-3189 

 
Pohnpei State Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate students who maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and earn at least 12 credits each semester.

 

 

 

 

Fanuchånan: June 30

 

Fañomnåkan:  Dec. 31

Download Application

 

Contact:
Jaclyn Pretrick
jpretrick@pohnpeidoe.fm
(691) 320-2102 or (691) 320-2103 

 
Yap State Scholarship

Students from Yap attending UOG on a full-time basis who agree to return and work in Yap within three months of graduation for two consecutive years. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for college students and 3.0 for high school seniors. 

 

Fanuchånan: June 30

 

Fañomnåkan:  Dec. 29

Download Application

 

Contact: southyap@yahoo.com
(691) 350-2571

 
Palau National Scholarship

Palauan citizens attending UOG on a full-time basis (earning at least 24 credits each academic year) who will return to Palau to work after graduation. Applicants must have declared a major and be in their junior or senior year. Must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA.

 

July 31

Download Application

 

Contact:

pnsb@palaunet.com
(680) 488-3602 

 
Marshall Islands Scholarship

Citizens of the Marshall Islands attending UOG. Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA for college students or 3.0 for high school seniors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fanuchånan: June 30

 

Fañomnåkan:  Nov. 1

 

Finakpo': April 1

Apply for Scholarship

 

Send transcript to:
Juliet Anitok
MISGLB Director
P.O. Box 1436
Majuro, MH 96960 

 

Contact:
Julie Anitok or Diane Peter
rmisglb@gmail.com
(692) 625-3108