Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships that are available for the Fall 2020.

Students are encouraged to read the scholarship requirements carefully before applying to ensure their application is accurate and complete. Please check back occasionally, as some scholarships become available at various times throughout the year, and all may not be shown on this list at the current time.

Students must fill out the application form linked below or email our offices for a copy at info@uogendowment.org, and submit it along with an official copy of their transcripts and any supplemental materials required by the scholarship guidelines, to the UOG Endowment Foundation offices by the application deadline. Submissions are accepted online via the link below, and any supplemental materials may be submitted via email at info@uogendowment.org. Students may also drop off hard copy applications at the UOG Endowment Foundation office- however please note that our offices are temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 restrictions, therefore online submissions are highly encouraged. Supplemental materials may include letters of recommendations, essay, or any other component listed in the description. Students are welcome to contact the UOG Endowment Foundation if they have any questions about scholarship eligibility requirements or application requirements.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FAQ’s:

-Submissions will also be accepted via email by attaching the scholarship application form (available for download at the link below) to an email and submitting to info@uogendowment.org.

-For transcripts, although the admissions office is closed due to Covid-19, you can still submit a request online by going here: https://www.uog.edu/admissions/request-a-transcript. To encourage social distancing, and while many offices are closed, students should indicate in their request to have transcripts (both hard copy and an email version) sent directly to the UOG Endowment Foundation offices. We will send the applicant a confirmation email letting them know we have received their transcripts.

-Students who are applying to more than one scholarship need only submit one (1) official transcript, but must have a separate application form/other additional materials for EACH scholarship they are applying for.

-Students are encouraged to CC info@uogendowment.org in transcript request emails to admissions, to alert us that transcripts have been requested.

-If submitting supplemental materials via email, please indicate in body of email the student name and which scholarship(s) the materials are being submitted for.

-Some letters of recommendation writers may want to submit their letters directly to the UOG Endowment rather than through the student. They may do so by emailing their letter to info@uogendowment.org. Please have them indicate in the email header the name of the student and the name of the scholarship.

-To submit application materials in hard copy form, please mail to 303 University Drive UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96913.

-Please note that due to a high volume of applications, we cannot send confirmation emails to every applicant upon receipt of application, however we will continue to notify students when we receive their transcripts.

For more information, please email us at info@uogendowment.org.

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL AND/OR TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM PDF

Scholarships Available

Moitik Micronesian Studies Scholarship

Background Information:
This scholarship is intended to support students with a declared intent to pursue a MA in Micronesian Studies

Award Amount: 
$5,000

Eligibility Requirements: 
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and must identify as a Micronesian Pacific Islander, with ancestry in the Mariana Islands, Caroline Islands, or Marshall Islands. Applicant must be currently enrolled in Micronesia Studies courses with a declared intent to pursue an MA in Micronesia Studies.

Application Requirements:
– Scholarship Application Form
– Official Transcript

Application Deadline:
Monday, June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm ChST.

SSFM International Engineering Scholarship

Background Information:
This scholarship is provided by SSFM International, and will provide full tuition and fees costs at the University of Guam for eligible students enrolled in the School of Engineering.  SSFM International is a professional consulting firm providing planning, project management, construction management, civil engineering, structural engineering, traffic engineering, and strategic services

Award Amount: 
Full Cost of Tuition and Fees

Eligibility Requirements: 
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be a full time undergraduate student, and a resident of Guam.  Applicants must be a declared B.S. in Civil Engineering major who has completed at least 45 credit hours and demonstrated financial need.  The Office of Financial Aid will validate each applicant’s  expected family contribution as determined by their FAFSA designation. This scholarship is intended to be awarded to every year to the same recipient, but the applicant must reapply every year in order to determine continued eligibility.

Application Requirements:
– Scholarship Application Form
– Official Transcript

Application Deadline: *DEADLINE EXTENDED!*
Monday June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm ChST.

The Sylvia Blas Mendiola Memorial Scholarship for Mothers

Background Information:
The Sylvia Blas Mendiola Memorial Scholarship for Mothers is a scholarship for moms, regardless of age or marital status, pursuing higher education. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist mothers who are juggling, school, work, and raising a family. Sylvia Blas Mendiola was born on Guam during World War II. She was an Air Force wife, mother of three, and retired employee of Guam Community College. She was not only a loving mother who sacrificed to give her children opportunities to pursue their dreams, she was a hard worker, contributor to the Santa Teresita Church and numerous civic organizations including theYoung Men’s League of Guam Ladies Auxiliary and others. Her children and grandchild established this scholarship in her honor so that busy working moms may have the opportunity to pursue their dreams
while taking care of their families.

Award Amount: 
$1000

Eligibility Requirements: 
Applications are open to undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Guam. Applicant must have a minimum GPA  of 3.0.. Student must be a mother, regardless of marital status. Applicants must submit an essay with their application.

Application Requirements:
– Scholarship Application Form
– Official Transcript
– Essay is required: Please discuss your involvement in the university community or the community in which you live and how you balance this with being a mom and student. 

Application Deadline: *DEADLINE EXTENDED!*
Monday June 15, 2020, 4:00 pm ChST.

Additional Scholarships Awarded This Year Include:

– Akira Baba Memorial Scholarship
– Cerila M. Rapadas Scholarship
– Dr. Charles H. Parent Scholarship Program for Micronesian Nursing Students
– First Generation Scholarship
– Fred Horecky Scholarship
– Gap Scholarship
– IT&E Overseas Scholarship Fund in Honor of Margarita Duenas Perez and Jaime F. Tuquero
– James & Young Hee Ji Scholarship
-James Ji Dreamer Scholarship
– James Whippy Scholarship
– James and Robert Sajnovsky Scholarship
– Janet Yamanaka Scholarship
– JFK Class of 1969 Scholarship
– JTB Global Foundation Micronesia Scholarship
– Karri Perez Entrepreneurial Scholarship
– Mañaina Scholarship
– Palau Women’s Club Scholarship
– Society of Emeritus Professors and Retired Scholars (SEPRS) Scholarship
– Marmie Micronesian Studies Scholarship
– Tanom CALS Scholarship
– Unpaid Interns Scholarship



Additional scholarships may be available through the UOG Financial Aid office. A list of those scholarships and their application processes can be found on their website.

Most of these scholarships are made possible through generous contributions from donors who have a passion for helping students and improving lives. If you are interested in setting up a scholarship in your name, in honor of a loved one, or in support of a cause you care about, we would love to chat with you. Call our offices at (671) 735-2957 to learn more.