Education Minister and Aur Senator Dr. Hilda Heine and extended family members presented the Nenij Heine scholarship to College of the Marshall Islands’ President Dr. Theresa Koroivulaono Tuesday at the college’s conference center. Nenij was Dr. Heine’s grandmother.
The $7,000 Nenij scholarship is aimed to help Aur students attending CMI. Dr. Heine said her family has long been supporters of education and because of that reason she invited her extended family to witness the handover so they too, would follow in pursuit.
“We’ve had Aur students from the US and outside CMI begging for the scholarship but we are committed to help only CMI students,” Heine said.
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