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Workshop Participants to Receive NMC Waivers (Decemeber 18, 2008)

In addition to receiving financial aid information and assistance, those who attend tonight’s (Thursday) financial aid workshop will also qualify to receive a waiver of the application and placement test fees for the Northern Marianas College’s Spring 2009 semester. The waivers represent a savings of up to $75.

The financial aid workshop, which is free to the public, will be from 5pm to 7pm on December 18, 2008, at the Fiesta Resort’s Hibiscus Hall. Financial aid specialists will be personally assisting participants in filling out federal financial aid forms and scholarship applications so that those planning on attending college can maximize the aid they can receive from various local and federal sources of scholarships. The workshop will also feature presentations from current college students and prominent college graduates.

The financial aid workshop is sponsored as part of the College Access Challenge Project, which aims to increase college enrollment and retention among the CNMI’s public high school graduates. The Project will also be awarding direct financial aid in the form of need-based grants and tuition and fees assistance to qualified participants. The grant will be complemented by academic support services, which will include tutoring, personal counseling, and a variety of educational activities and workshops to prepare students for success in college.

Administered by NMC, the Project will draw from the expertise of the College’s staff, other students, and local financial aid representatives. NMC staff will also assist students with admission and financial aid applications.

The CACP is funded by a federal grant under the U.S. Department of Education.

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