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Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship

Provider Center for Scholarship Information (CSULB)
Amount $5,000 (renewable for four years)
Quantity 6
Available Date 3/7/16
Deadline 5/26/16 by 4:00PM
Criteria 1. Must be a first generation student. First generation is defined as a student whose parents and siblings have never attended college.
2. Must be accepted to and planning to attend CSULB as a freshman for the upcoming fall semester.
3. Must be enrolled as a full-time student (enrolled in 12 or more units) at the time of award disbursement in the fall semester. In order to renew scholarship each year, recipient must maintain full-time enrollment (12 or more units).
4. Must have attained a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or greater. In order to renew scholarship each year, recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
5. Must write a personal statement (up to 1000 WORDS) using the following components:
  (**For confidentiality reasons, do not put your name in your personal statement.)
  a) What motivated you to pursue higher education?
  b) What are your career plans and what do you plan to contribute back to your community once you have achieved a degree?
  c) Describe your financial need. How will this scholarship impact your ability to succeed as a college student?
6. Must submit a copy of your unofficial high school transcript.
7. Must be an incoming freshman for the fall 2016 semester.
Contact Students interested in applying for this scholarship should click on the application button at the bottom of the page or contact the Center for Scholarship Information at scholarships@csulb.edu for more information.

**The new online application for these scholarships will be available on the date listed above.**