PIDB Scholarships

In its effort to contribute to the education and human resources development in the region, Pacific Islands Development Bank (PIDB) is offering annual scholarships to students from PIDB member islands. An applicant must be a citizen of any of the following PIDB member jurisdictions: Guam, Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the FSM States of Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to two students each from the above jurisdictions. The applicant must be at least a junior in an accredited four year college or university majoring in finance, business, accounting, economics or related fields.  Detailed eligibility and application requirements are as follows:


  1. Refer to criteria below for eligibility requirements.
  2. Applicant must submit supporting documents listed below along with the PIDB Scholarship Application Form.
  3. You will be notified by mail or email regarding your application.
  4. Submit all documents via Mail, Email, or Fax:

Pacific Islands Development Bank
First Hawaiian Bank Building
400 Route 8, Suite 405
Mongmong, Guam 96910                                                          
Tel: (671) 477-0047
Fax: (671) 477-0067
Email Address:

Download PIDB Scholarship Application Form

Supporting Documents:

  1. Acceptance letter or proof of enrollment for current school year
  2. Official copy of your transcript
  3. Picture ID or driver’s license
  4. Proof of citizenship (copy of photo page of passport or birth certificate)
  5. Two page, double spaced essay, describing your academic and career goals and explaining why you are interested in pursuing a career in your chosen field.


  1. Be a citizen or legal resident of any of the PIDB member countries: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Palau
  2. Be at least a third year or Junior student attending an accredited college or university
  3. Has an accumulative grade point average (GPA) not less than 2.7
  4. Majoring in banking, finance, economics, business or related fields