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MONROE COLLEGE GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR VI STUDENTS

College-bound students living in the U.S. Virgin Islands can apply for USVI Educational Opportunity Grants being offered by Monroe College in New Rochelle, New York.
Students who qualify academically for admission to the business and technology college and who are eligible for financial aid can receive up to $5,400 in grants per academic year. Marc Jerome, vice president and director of Monroe’s New Rochelle campus, said that the college instituted the grant program to supplement U.S. government Pell Grants, which are also available to qualified U.S. Virgin Island residents and which can amount to up to $1,650 per semester.
The scholarship grant is competitive and so all interested applicants are encouraged to call Mary Ann O’Brien at 1-914-632-5400 as early as possible to schedule an interview or to attend an open house at the following times and locations:
– Nov. 13, 9 a.m. Eudora Kean High School, St. Thomas
– Nov. 14, 9 a.m. Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas
– Nov. 14, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m Monroe College Presentation and Open House Reception, Tradewinds Room at Holiday Inn, Veterans Drive
– Nov.16, 9 a.m. Manor School, St. Croix
– Nov. 16, 1 p.m. St. Croix Educational Complex, St. Croix
– Nov. 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monroe College Presentation and Open House Reception, Divi Carina Bay Resort
– Nov. 17, 9 a.m. Central High School, St. Croix
Monroe offers Associate’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Information Technology, Hospitality Management and Office Technologies. It offers Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Business Management and Information Systems.
Monroe has been accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, since 1990, assuring students who achieve academic success a greater likelihood of acceptance into graduate degree and doctoral programs. Its on-time graduation and job placement rate is well above the national average, with better than 90 percent of its students securing jobs in their chosen profession by the time they graduate.
For more detailed information on admission to Monroe College and its U.S. Educational Opportunity Grant financial aid program, contact Gersom Lopez, Director of International Admissions, at 1-914-632-5400 or via e-mail at glopez@monroecoll.edu.
Visit Monroe College on the Web at www.monroecoll.edu.

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College-bound students living in the U.S. Virgin Islands can apply for USVI Educational Opportunity Grants being offered by Monroe College in New Rochelle, New York.
Students who qualify academically for admission to the business and technology college and who are eligible for financial aid can receive up to $5,400 in grants per academic year. Marc Jerome, vice president and director of Monroe’s New Rochelle campus, said that the college instituted the grant program to supplement U.S. government Pell Grants, which are also available to qualified U.S. Virgin Island residents and which can amount to up to $1,650 per semester.
The scholarship grant is competitive and so all interested applicants are encouraged to call Mary Ann O’Brien at 1-914-632-5400 as early as possible to schedule an interview or to attend an open house at the following times and locations:
– Nov. 13, 9 a.m. Eudora Kean High School, St. Thomas
– Nov. 14, 9 a.m. Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas
– Nov. 14, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m Monroe College Presentation and Open House Reception, Tradewinds Room at Holiday Inn, Veterans Drive
– Nov.16, 9 a.m. Manor School, St. Croix
– Nov. 16, 1 p.m. St. Croix Educational Complex, St. Croix
– Nov. 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monroe College Presentation and Open House Reception, Divi Carina Bay Resort
– Nov. 17, 9 a.m. Central High School, St. Croix
Monroe offers Associate’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Information Technology, Hospitality Management and Office Technologies. It offers Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Business Management and Information Systems.
Monroe has been accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, since 1990, assuring students who achieve academic success a greater likelihood of acceptance into graduate degree and doctoral programs. Its on-time graduation and job placement rate is well above the national average, with better than 90 percent of its students securing jobs in their chosen profession by the time they graduate.
For more detailed information on admission to Monroe College and its U.S. Educational Opportunity Grant financial aid program, contact Gersom Lopez, Director of International Admissions, at 1-914-632-5400 or via e-mail at glopez@monroecoll.edu.
Visit Monroe College on the Web at www.monroecoll.edu.