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SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships are a form of financial support for 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.

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Learn more about scholarships at the University of Guam Financial Aid Office or the UOG Endowment Foundation.

The Sylvia Blas Mendiola Memorial Scholarship for Mothers is a scholarship for moms, regardless of age or marital status, pursuing higher education. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist mothers who are juggling, school, work, and raising a family. Sylvia Blas Mendiola was born on Guam during World War II. She was an Air Force wife, mother of three, and retired employee of Guam Community College. She was not only a loving mother who sacrificed to give her children opportunities to pursue their dreams, she was a hard worker, contributor to the Santa Teresita Church and numerous civic organizations including theYoung Men’s League of Guam Ladies Auxiliary and others. Her children and grandchild established this scholarship in her honor so that busy working moms may have the opportunity to pursue their dreams while taking care of their families.

Award Amount:

$1,000

Eligibility Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate students who are mothers and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student must be a mother, regardless of marital status. Applicants must submit an essay with their application.

Application Requirements

  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay is required: Please discuss your involvement in the university community or the community in which you live and how you balance this with being a mom and student.

Deadline

Monday, June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm ChST.

This scholarship is presented through the UOG Endowment Foundation.
This scholarship is provided by SSFM International, and will provide full tuition and fees costs at the University of Guam for eligible students enrolled in the School of Engineering. SSFM International is a professional consulting firm providing planning, project management, construction management, civil engineering, structural engineering, traffic engineering, and strategic services

Award Amount:

Full Cost of Tuition and Fees

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be a full time undergraduate student, and a resident of Guam. Applicants must be a declared B.S. in Civil Engineering major who has completed at least 45 credit hours and demonstrated financial need. The Office of Financial Aid will validate each applicant’s expected family contribution as determined by their FAFSA designation. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to every year to the same recipient, but the applicant must reapply every year in order to determine continued eligibility.

Application Requirements

  • Scholarship Application Form
  • Official Transcript

Deadline

Monday, June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm ChST.

This scholarship is presented through the UOG Endowment Foundation.

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