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Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship 2010-2011

Deadline: July 31, 2010





Guidelines:

The Businesswoman of the Year Scholarship Program will award scholarships to deserving full-time or part-time University of Guam (UOG), Guam Community College (GCC) and Northern Marianas College (NMC) students for each semester that they are registered in and applied for the scholarships. Graduating seniors from Guam’s and the CNMI’s high schools, enrolling at one of the three tertiary institutions, may also apply.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of Guam or the CNMI (eligible citizens of Palau, FSM, Marshall Islands or valid green card holders);
  2. Be accepted and enrolled as a student at UOG, GCC or NMC (including high school seniors from Guam or the NMI who are matriculated at any of these three tertiary institutions);
  3. Have a high school or college cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better;
  4. Be seeking a degree in the academic semester in which the scholarship is being awarded;
  5. Write and submit a written essay (Please see essay requirements)
  6. Provide two years tax returns for student and parent(s). Non-traditional, financially independent students (i.e. those who are either currently employed or formerly in the workforce, looking to return to college to pursue a continuing education) need not submit their parents' tax forms but must furnish their own tax returns.
  7. Recipient to work on Guam or the CNMI after graduation the number of years equivalent to the number of years that he or she received the scholarship. In addition, recipient will be required to acknowledge and sign an acceptance letter to serve as a contract of this stipulation.
  8. Recipient to submit transcripts showing classes enrolled in and completed after the completion of semester for which scholarship was awarded.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Scholastic achievement.
  2. Written essay by the applicant.
  3. Extra curricular activities - list all activities and roles.
  4. Community service involvement - list service involvement and number of hours.
  5. 3 letters of recommendation from a faculty member and from the community at large.
  6. Financial need.

Deadline:

Saturday, July 31, 2010

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