Guam – Core Tech Foundation, Inc. has announced the establishment of the 2013-2014 Scholarship Program.
The purpose of the program is to provide one or more annual grants to honor outstanding Guam public high schools students who are Guam residents and deserve notice or merit based on their achievements.
“We established this program after our $100,000 pledge to UOG earlier this year and to express our appreciation to the Guam community and as a way to encourage students to attend post-secondary education,” said Mr. Ho S. Eun, President of the Core Tech Foundation, Inc. “Sometimes the decision to pursue those credentials is impeded for financial reasons, and we genuinely hope these awards will help our young people,” he further stated.
The Foundation will award a one year grant of up to ten (10) $2,500 scholarships for first-time, full-time, incoming students enrolled at GCC or UOG. To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must:
* Enroll as a full time student at GCC or UOG.
* Have at least a cumulative grade point average of 80%.
* Have attended Guam public schools continuously for at least three (3) years.
To apply for the award applicants must submit to their respective school principal by May 10, 5pm the following:
1. Completed Foundation Scholarship application form.
2. A 500 word essay regarding your educational goals.
3. A list of accomplishments, honors, awards, and achievements.
4. A list of your contributions, special work or activities for the benefit or betterment of the community.
5. A minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, head of professional charitable or community organization, parish pastor, or school administrator.
6. Proof of submitted Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA).
“This is an excellent opportunity for students that will be pursuing post-secondary education here on Guam and we would like to thank the Core Tech Foundation, Inc. for providing this opportunity,” said Superintendent Jon Fernandez.
Application packets are available at each of the public high schools, please ask your school administrator.