The Northern Marianas College and College Access Challenge Grant program will be hosting a free “Cash for College” workshop that is aimed at assisting students and their parents in maximizing scholarship opportunities that are available to students seeking to obtain a college education.
The free workshop will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the NMC As Terlaje campus in Building A. The workshop will be an ongoing session, so participants can stop by anytime between 9am and 3pm.
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 (FAFSA), the Saipan Higher Education Financial Aid (SHEFA), and the CNMI 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.
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 2014 and 2015, including proof of continuing residency. Applicants for SHEFA should bring a valid U.S. passport or a voter registration card.
The free “Cash for College” workshop is made possible by the financial support of the U.S. Department of Education’s College Access Challenge Grant program. This federal program aims to increase the number of students from underrepresented minority populations enrolled in college.
For additional information, contact the NMC Financial Aid Office at 237-6792 or firstname.lastname@example.org.