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Palau College Access Challenge Grant

March 1, 2012

Alii from CACG **ATTN** all Palauans attending colleges outside of Palau, the newly and improved CACG supplemental scholarship application is up and ready to be downloaded. Pls log on to palaumoe.net/cacg and download application.

If you have any questions please email: cacg@palaumoe.net.

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The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program is an effort to improve the capabilities of the Ministry of Education in preparing students to be more successful in their college careers.

This program became possible after Mr. Masa-Aki N. Emesiochl, the minister of education, succeeded in getting funding from the United States Department of Education’s College Access Challenge Grant.

The program is administered by the MOE, with the following contacts.

Ministry of Education
Government of Palau
Koror, Palau 96940
tel: 680.488.2952
fax: 680.488.8465
website: www.palaumoe.net/cacg
email: cacg@palaumoe.net
facebook: Cacg Palau

Program Director:

Mr. Masa-Aki N. Emesiochl,
Minister of Education
memesiochl@palaumoe.net

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UoG announces Scholarships for Micronesia

August 1, 2011

Special Report – Koror, Palau, Micronesia (Oceania Television Network, July 22, 2011)

The University of Guam is now offering scholarships to students in Micronesia. The Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute scholarships are available to resident students of Guam, CNMI, RMI, Palau, and FSM who are studying biology or environmental science at the University of Guam.

WPCRI anticipates funding three awards in the amount of $4,288 for undergraduates and $5,376 for Fall Semester 2011. The application can be downloaded from http://www.uog.edu/wpcri. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. August 12.

Scholarships Available for PCC Students – New and Returning

July 29, 2011

Mesekiu News, July 22, 2011 Issue

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Palau Grant (formerly known as Palau National Scholarship) – Deadline is July 31st each year; requires minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 for high school graduates, 2.50 for continuing students. Application at Palau National Scholarship Office.

Palau Student Loan (PSL) – Deadline is July 31st of each year; requires minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.00. Application at Palau National Scholarship Office.

IP&E Scholarship – Deadline is July 31st of each year; minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 for high school graduates and 3.00 for continuing students. Open for any student going to college abroad & must major in any of the following:

  • Biological Science – Pre-Med; Medicine or Marine Biology
  • Physical Science – Chemistry (Teaching)
  • Social Science – Economics, Pre-Law / Law
  • Math – Teaching

* Note: For PCC students, apply thru the Development Office at PCC for the Shell Scholarship.

College Access Scholarship – for students going abroad, deadline is July 31st each year. Detailed information can be obtained online at www.palaumoe.net and select CACG or contact Edwel Ongrung at the Ministry of Education at 488-2952.

Ekei Scholarship – Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.  Deadline is July 31st of each year.

Australian Scholarship – Detailed information can be obtained online at www.australianscholarships.com

Cuba Scholarship – A 7-year Pre-Med. Program. Contact Ngerikl Baules at 767-2509 at Ministry of State for full details.

University of Guam offers scholarships for coming year

July 19, 2011

Written by
Pacific Sunday News

The University of Guam is offering the following scholarships to students:

UOG Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute Scholarships — Deadline Aug.12

The Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute scholarships are available to resident students of Micronesia (Guam, CNMI, RMI, Palau, and FSM) studying biology or environmental science at the University of Guam. WPCRI anticipates funding three awards in the amount of $4,288 for undergraduates and $5,376 for Fall Semester 2011.

The application can be downloaded from www.uog.edu/wpcri. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. August 12. Applications must be submitted to the UOG Financial Aid Office located in the field house.

  • The Dave J. Santos Scholarship offered by the Guam Chamber of Commerce. One full scholarship (tuition, fees, books, and a paid internship) will be awarded in the 2011-2012 academic year. For more information visit www.uog.edu/financialaid
  • UOG Course on Northern Guam Lens Aquifer — Deadline to register is July 29

UOG Professional and International Programs and the Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific offer a new course titled, “The Northern Guam Lens Aquifer: Geology, Hydrology and Professional Tools” beginning Aug. 19.

The purpose of the course is to equip practicing water resources engineers and other water resources professionals working on Guam with a solid understanding of Guam’s Northern Guam Lens Aquifer. Course instructors are John Jensen and Danko Taborosi.

The deadline to register is July 29. Space is limited. For more information contact Professional & International Programs at 735-2600/01.

UOG Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute Scholarships Available

June 9, 2011

http://www.uog.edu

The Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute (WPCRI) scholarships are available to resident students of Micronesia (Guam, CNMI, RMI, Palau, and FSM) studying biology or environmental science at the University of Guam. WPCRI anticipates funding three awards in the amount of $4,288 for undergraduates and $5,376 for graduates to cover the cost of tuition, fees, and books for full time attendance during the Fall Semester 2011. The application can be downloaded from www.uog.edu/wpcri. The deadline to apply is August 12, 2011 at 5 p.m. Applications must be submitted to the UOG Financial Aid Office located in the Field House.

This scholarship opportunity supports the overall mission of WPCRI, which is to build capacity for the better management of coral reefs in the region.  The institute fosters collaboration between researchers, managers and stakeholders throughout the Micronesian region in addressing the documented losses of coral reefs and related resources in the Pacific Islands and worldwide.  Students studying under this program will be given the opportunity to participate in ongoing coral reef management activities.

This program is part of a cooperative agreement between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research and the University of Guam to build regional capacity in the natural sciences field of study related to protecting and preserving Micronesia’s coral reefs.

WPCRI is under the purview of the UOG Center for Island Sustainability and is guided by a Management Committee involving representatives from the University of Guam, and government, academic, and non-government institutions from Guam and the Micronesian region.  For more information on WPCRI, visit our website at www.uog.edu/wpcri or contact Edwin Reyes, WPCRI Program Manager, at (671) 735-2173 or via email at edwinreyes@uguam.uog.edu

Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship Program

May 22, 2011

COLLEGE OF MICRONESIA-FSM

  • Who is Eligible?
      FSM Citizens

    1. Undergraduate students
    2. Research Students
    3. Specialized Training
  • Scholarship or Exchange Benefits
  • Deadline to submit
    • JULY 8, 2011
    • July 16,2011 – must take required exam.
  • Where to get Applications and additional Information

Increased scholarship funding for NMC’s summer semester

May 14, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
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The Northern Marianas College announced yesterday the availability of increased scholarship funding through the College Access Challenge Project, a federal outreach program designed to assist students with low-income backgrounds enter and succeed in college.

The deadline for submitting application forms for the summer session has been extended to May 17, 2011. The scholarship awards up to $1,200 per semester to high school juniors, seniors, and first-year college students with low-income backgrounds.

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist recipients with the costs associated with college enrollment. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must:

-Be a high school junior, senior, or a first-year college student (having no more than 30 credits).

-Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident, which includes citizens of the U.S. Freely Associated States of Micronesia.

-Demonstrate eligibility for the federal PELL grant.

-Be admitted to and enrolled as a student at Northern Marianas College, or another U.S. accredited postsecondary institution.

Application forms can be downloaded from the NMC website at www.nmcnet.edu. Completed applications must be submitted with supporting documentation no later than 4:30pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, to the Financial Aid Office in Building N or postmarked on or before the due date to ensure eligibility and priority to receive an award. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

The CACP scholarship is made possible through financial support from the College Access Challenge Grant Program under the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information, contact Daisy Propst at 234-5498 Ext. 1527. Applicants can also visit http://www.nmcnet.edu. (NMC)


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