List of Supporting Documents

Determining eligibility relies heavely on supporting documents.  To efficiently review an applicant’s eligibility for financial assistance, he/she must carefully select the appropriate application type (NEW, ONGOING, or RETURNING) to effectively determine the types of documents needed for the review.  Selecting the wrong applicantion type and Program Type will result in the delay of the processing of any awards.

The following Supporting Document Guide is to be used for all programs, except for the Nursing School Scholarship and WICHE Professional Exchange Program (PSEP, to assist applicants determine which supporting documents he/she MUST submit to determine one’s eligibility:

NEW APPLICANTS (First time applicant)

  1. Acceptance Letter 
  2. Official Transcript (e-Script must be e-mailed directly to the CNMI Scholarship Office)
  3. Class Schedule (enrolled in 12 or more credits or what institution deems is full-time)
  4. Proof of Citizenship (Valid US Passport)
  5. Proof of CNMI Registered Voter *
  6. Proof of three (3) years consecutive CNMI residency 
  7. Proof of Major

ONGOING (Applicant who was awarded no more than one academic year ago)

  1. Acceptance Letter (Only if changing schools)
  2. Official Transcript (e-Script must be e-mailed directly to the CNMI Scholarship Office)
  3. Class Schedule (enrolled in 12 or more credits or what institution deems is full-time)
  4. Proof of Major

RETURNING (Applicant who has not been awarded more one academic year)

  1. Acceptance Letter 
  2. Official Transcript (e-Script must be e-mailed directly to the CNMI Scholarship Office)
  3. Class Schedule (enrolled in 12 or more credits or what institution deems is full-time)
  4. Proof of Citizenship (Valid US Passport)
  5. Proof of CNMI Registered Voter *
  6. Proof of three (3) years consecutive CNMI residency
  7. Proof of Major

A notarized Memorandum of Agreement (Promissory Note) must be submitted prior to any awards being released. CSO will only accept one if you are approved for aid.

Voter's Certification Report (VCR) will satisfy #5 & #6 if voted in 2016 election or registered to vote after 2016 Election.

NOTE CNMI annual 1040, Employment Verification, Transcripts & Military orders, Voter’s Certification Reports (VCR), and/or Certified Medical/Dental visit dates may be used to proof residency.