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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

Dr. Mary Spencer Micronesian Studies Scholarship Award

  • Graduate students in the Master of Arts in Micronesian Studies program
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
Two awards of $500 each 5 p.m., May 1, 2021 Download Application Packet
Rotary Club of Pohnpei Inc. College Scholarship
 
  • FSM citizens
  • High school diploma or ED
  • See Application Packet for additional criteria
Up to $2,000 July 1, 2021

Download Application Packet

Vital Annual Scholarship (Partnership with Rotary Club of Pohnpei)
  • FSM citizens
  • High school diploma or ED
  • See Application Packet for additional criteria
Up to $5,000  July 1, 2021

Download Application Packet

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program (sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance)
  • U.S. citizens
  • Ages 18-29
  • Hold a bachelor's degree
Up to 12 Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  5 p.m. EST, Sept. 24, 2021  Visit the Scholarship Page
 
Additional scholarship opportunities are also available on the UOG Endowment Foundation Scholarships page.

 

 

Scholarships for students from the FSM, Palau, and the Marshall Islands

Scholarship Who Can Apply 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