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Community Brief: PIC Saipan Scholarship Deadline Next Week (July 2) (June 23, 2010)

The Northern Marianas College is reminding students that the deadline to apply for the Pacific Islands Club Saipan Scholarship is Friday, July 2, 2010.

Application forms for the PIC Saipan Scholarship are available for pick up at the Northern Marianas College Financial Aid Office, or can by downloaded at the College’s website at

The PIC Saipan Scholarship will be providing seven NMC students $500 a semester for up to three semesters. The College offers associate’s degrees in business administration, liberal arts, nursing, natural resource management, criminal justice, and hospitality management. In addition, NMC also offers bachelor degrees in elementary education, and education with emphasis on human services.

The scholarships are based on merit and financial need and will be awarded to the recipient on the bases of the candidate’s community involvement, academic background, letters of recommendation, and a written essay. An interview may also be required.

To be eligible, a student must be a U.S. citizen (or green card holder) and a CNMI resident for the past three years; be accepted and enrolled as a full-time student at NMC; have a high school or college cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better; and, be able to demonstrate financial need.

The purpose of the scholarship is to promote higher education by providing financial assistance for college students in their pursuit of professional careers, to help alleviate the critical current and future shortage of skilled and trained workforce for the CNMI, and to provide current public and private sector employees with opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills and enhance their career and professional development.

For more information, please contact NMC’s Financial Aid Office at 234-5498 extension 1527.

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Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at