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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
Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Students planning to be enrolled full-time at UOG for the Fañomnåkan (Spring) 2021 semester who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census and have completed the FAFSA. One-time $2,500 awards or multi-year $5,000 awards 8 a.m. ChST, Nov. 12, 2020 Learn more and apply through the APIA Scholars website
APIA Scholarship Undergraduate students of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity with a minimum GPA of 2.7. Priority given to students of low socioeconomic status or living below the poverty level, those who are the first-generation college students, and those who have placed an emphasis on community service and leadership. One-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards 5 p.m. EST, Jan. 14, 2021 Learn more and apply through the APIA Scholars website

 

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

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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

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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