Colorado Mesa University's First Generation Scholarship

Colorado Mesa University offers small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities, and expert faculty who take an interest in your success. A CMU education is a great value, and we stand by our commitment to keep higher education affordable. Last year, we awarded more than $73 million in financial aid and scholarships to 75% of the student body. CMU's First Generation Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per academic year ($500 per semester). This award is available to all incoming, freshmen students whose parents have not graduated with a four-year degree. Applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have earned a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA. The scholarship can be renewed for a maximum of 120 credit hours as long as the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA and full-time status (12 Credit Hours/Semester) at CMU. Students applying for admission to Colorado Mesa University will automatically be considered for this scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes