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U of A Tuscaloosa Coca-Cola First-Generation Scholarship

Due to the generosity of The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships will be awarded to twelve incoming freshmen that are first generation college students. Any student whose parents or siblings are not attending nor hold a degree from a college is considered a first generation college student.


In addition to this requirement, applicants must be Alabama residents, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average, and be admitted to The University of Alabama as a freshman student. First consideration will be given to those with demonstrated financial need; for priority consideration, a student must submit the FAFSA by March 1 of the year in which they are planning to enroll.

Recipients will receive:

- $5,000 per year; renewable for four years if required GPA is maintained (2.8 GPA for freshmen year and 3.0 GPA thereafter)
- Eligibility to participate in services provided by Student Support Services
- Support in adjusting to college life, as well as many opportunities to grow

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