High School Students

Commonwealth College Access Grant (CCAG) 

Implemented in the Spring of 2017, is being offered to eligible high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin pursuing their undergraduate studies by enrolling in a Dual and/or Early Enrollment Program at the Northern Marianas College. This type of assistance is the LAST DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP (not to exceed $500 per academic year) and will be given at the end of each term directly to the institution.  

All interested applicants must have a high school cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.75 or higher, be registered part-time (1-11 credits) for college-level courses (No non-developmental courses or repeated courses) at Northern Marianas College, and hold a maintaining CGPA of 2.75. This aid is to be used only for college tuition, fees, books, and any other cost-related expense toward obtaining a college degree.

An applicant must create a student profile, complete the online application, and submit a completed PACKET no later than the following established annual deadlines. 

Interested students' parents/legal guardians must meet the following requirements if they are not registered, voters:

  1. Must NOT be a citizen of the United States;
  2. Submit copies of CNMI 1040 showing paid taxes for 3 consecutive years prior to enrollment; and/or
  3. Employment verification for the last consecutive three years prior to enrollment.

Additional available financial aid:

Scholarship for High School Seniors


The recipients will be selected based on strong records of achievement as reflected in their grades, leadership skills, extraordinary service to others and perseverance in the face of adversity.

Click on the link to download the application: 2023 Core Tech Scholarship Application