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First Generation Award

The First Generation Award is a Scholarship sponsored by Colorado State University.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $3700
Application Deadline: 1-Apr
Requirements: Applicant must be a Colorado resident, a first-generation college student, and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students who demonstrate the ability to contribute to the diversity of Colorado St U.
Eligibility: College freshman, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

Colorado State University
Student Financial Services, 103 Administration Annex Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8024
Phone Number: 970 491 6321
Fax Number: 970 491 5010

You can find out more by contacting:

Eileen Griego
Student Financial Services Representative

You should always investigate any material provided for the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money can be attained by first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, be aware of the particular aims of the Colorado State University and their reason for offering the First Generation Award. Once that is done, make sure you have a decent shot of being awarded the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be awarded the First Generation Award, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out properly and without omission. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, you should note when the First Generation Award distributes the money in order to know whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on what bills you can pay with the First Generation Award. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to cover the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the First Generation Award to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the First Generation Award, continue looking, there are other scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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