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University of Colorado Boulder First Generation Grant

$8,000

Deadline Varies

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The First Generation Grant is awarded to Colorado residents whose parents do not have any education or technical training beyond high school. Additionally, students awarded with the First Generation Grant have the opportunity to participate in the First Generation scholars program. The award amount is $100 - $1,000 per semester depending on financial need, and can be renewed if certain criteria is met.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a Colorado resident
    -Certify that neither parent has attended any education beyond high school
    -A first-time freshman or a new transfer student
    -Admitted into an undergraduate degree program
    -Working on first bachelor's degree
    -Enrolled at least half- time on the Boulder campus
    -Apply for and meet all, Federal, State and Institutional requirements for receipt of Title IV financial aid funding,
    -Meet all financial aid application verification requirements
    -Complete the financial aid application process by July 1
    -Must meet the renewal criteria for each academic year

    Deadlines vary:
    For fall semester: Apply for admission no later than January 15 for incoming freshmen; April 1 for transfer students. For spring semester: Apply for admission no later than October 1.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Justina Boyd
  • 5556 UCB
  • Boulder, CO 80309
  • Justina.Boyd@colorado.edu
  • 303-492-7194

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