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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

Filipino-American President’s Club of Guam Scholarship

  1. The applicant must be a permanent resident of Guam or a U.S. Citizen.
  2. The applicant must be enrolled full-time at the University of Guam and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 at the end of each semester. (If the applicant is an incoming freshman, high school transcripts must be submitted with application.)
  3. The applicants will be evaluated based on their previous semester transcript records.
  4. The applicant must be of good moral character and have no criminal record.
  5. Applicant must demonstrate financial need (determined through the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA))
  6. The applicant’s sex, race, ethnic group, or religion plays no factor in the selection of the recipient.
$500
July 31, 2024 by 4:00p.m.

Download Application Here

QPT3 FAMILIA SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Open to all Quichochos, Pangelinans, Taisons, Talaveras, or Tenorios
  2. Open to all Chamorro descendants
  3. Open to all FSM citizens or residents
  4. Open to all Palau citizens or residents
$250
Completed Application with supporting documents must be submitted to the University of Guam Financial Aid Office by 4:00pm on August 23, 2024.

Download Application Here

2024-2025 US Pacific Territories Fishery Capacity-Building Scholarship

Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students. These scholarships support the aspiration of American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to build their capacity to effectively manage their fisheries and related resources by employing people from the local communities.  (See application for further eligibility requirements).

 

Based on the University's estimated cost of attendance

 

July 19, 2024

Download Application Here

Additional scholarship opportunities are also available on the UOG Endowment Foundation Scholarships page.

Scholarship

Who Can Apply

Amount

Application Period Typically Opens

More Information

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

Application

period

open now

 

Scholarship website

 

Go to Application

 

Deadline to submit is January 19, 2023, at 5PM Eastern Time.

 

Scholarship FAQs

Application Helpful Tips

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

Application

period

open now

Scholarship website

 

Go To Application

 

Deadline to submit is January 19, 2023, at 5PM Eastern Time.

 

Scholarship FAQs

Application Helpful Tips

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

The Filipino Ladies Association of Guam (FLAG) Scholarship - Fall 2022

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of Guam or a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be an enrolled full-time undergraduate, junior or senior level student at the University of Guam and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Must be of good moral character and have no criminal record.
  • Must not be a recipient of any other private scholarship.
  • The applicant’s sex, race, ethnic group, or religion plays no factor in the selection of the recipient.

Two awards of $500 each

 

Application Packet

Guam Chamber of Commerce Dave J. Santos Scholarship

  • Full-time (13 credit minimum) incoming juniors or seniors enrolled in the School of Business & Public Administration
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must have graduated from a Guam high school or have resided in Guam for the last two years
  • Students who can evidence knowledge and desire to excel as an entrepreneur in Guam
  • History of entrepreneurship or private sector experience helpful

Two awards of $1,000 each and a paid internship

 

Application Packet

The Dr. Mary Spencer Micronesian Studies Scholarship

  • Students admitted to the Micronesian Studies Master of Arts Program at the University of Guam. 
  • Resident of Guam, the Freely Associated States (Republic of the Marshall Islands; Federated States of Micronesia; Republic of Palau), or the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands.

For full eligibility requirements, please refer to the application packet. 

One award of $500  

 

Download Application Packet

Rotary International District 2750 PBG Friendship Scholarship: Rotary Club of Tokyo-West Scholar

  • All full-time undergraduates within their last 60 credit hours of their degree program
  • Citizens of the FSM, CNMI, Guam, or Palau
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Students who can show evidence of financial need
  • Students who have not received any other type of private or national scholarship
  • Immediate family members of Rotary Club members are not eligible

Up to $10,000 for one student for two academic years

Spring

Application Packet

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 

ContenYap State Scholarshipt

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