13 college students from both the University of Guam and the Guam Community College received scholarship money thanks to the First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine Businesswoman of the Year program.
Guam – According to a release, the scholarships totaling about $18-thousand dollars were awarded to 10 students from UOG and three from GCC and are intended to promote higher education through financial assistance for college students pursuing professional careers in business. Scholarship applications were open to full- and part-time students at the University of Guam, Guam Community College and Northern Marianas College. Awards were based on the recipients’ total number of credit hours for the semester, GPA of 3.0 or higher, involvement in the community and potential for success in business. To be eligible for the award, applicants were required to submit written essays and evidence of financial need.