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NMC Hosts FREE Cash for College Workshop on Saipan, Tinian (June 5, 2012)

The Northern Marianas College and the College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting free “Cash for College” workshops on Saipan and Tinian that are aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.

The first free workshop will be this Friday, June 8, 2012, at the NMC Tinian Instructional Site in Room D. This workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

The next workshop will be on Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Saipan at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. This workshop will also be an ongoing session from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Participants will be provided with personal, step-by-step assistance in completing college financial aid forms, focusing especially on forms for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the Saipan Higher Education Financial Aid (SHEFA), and the CNMI Scholarship. At the Tinian workshop, participants will also receive assistance on the Tinian Municipal Council Scholarship.

Staff members from the College's Office of Admissions and Records will also be present to provide information and assistance with the NMC application process.

The workshops will also give participants the opportunity to receive application fee and placement test fee waivers for the upcoming Fall 2012 semester which represents a savings of up to $75.

It is recommended that workshop participants bring a valid form of identification (e.g., a valid U.S. passport, copy of valid application for a U.S. passport, birth certificate, or green card), an official transcript from high school (at least three official copies), tax forms, and proof of CNMI residency for 2010 and 2011, including proof of continuing residency. Applicants for SHEFA should bring a valid U.S. passport, a voter registration card, and proof of vote cast.

For additional information, contact the NMC Financial Aid Office at 234-5498 ext. 1526 or email [email protected].



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