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669 students to receive $1.07M from SHEFA

THE Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance office will distribute a total of $1,074,900 to 669 scholarship recipients for the fall semester this year, SHEFA Administrator Merissa Rasa said.

At the SHEFA board meeting on Thursday, Rasa reported that the financial aid office received a total of 889 applications for the fall semester, but 220 didn’t meet the qualification.

Of the valid applications, 306 applicants want to study on Saipan. There are 327 new applicants, 522 ongoing applicants and 40 returning applicants.

Of the applicants, 428 are freshmen; 204, sophomores; 137, juniors; 67, seniors; 41, graduates (master’s); and 12 are pursuing a doctorate. 416 are taking an associate’s degree; 420, bachelor’s degree; 41, master’s degree; and 12 advanced degree.