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Palau National Scholarship Board has completed reviewing and awarding this new school year 2019-2020 applications for PNSB financial assistance.

So far, the Scholarship Board is happy to report that among this year’s recipients are 5 outstanding students who were declared eligible to receive full scholarships.

A recipient of the Palau Full Scholarship must be at least in his or her junior/senior college standing, major in a priority field, maintain full-time enrollment with at least a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher.  Based on these qualifications, PNSB awards the full scholarship according to the amount certified as the financial need of the student.

PNSB disburses the first half of the scholarship award in the fall semester. The remaining half will be awarded at the beginning of the spring semester provided the student maintains his or her enrollment as proven by the submission of grade reports/transcripts and class schedules.

The Board reports that for this semester (fall 2019), PNSB has awarded a little over 1.2 million dollars to over 250 students or about 83% of the applicants.  (PR)

Kitalong, Wade E.
University of Guam

Orrukem Martin M.
University of Texas @ San Antonio

Sakurai, Sean O.
Physical Education
Pittsburg State University

Umetaro, Ashley R.
University of Guam