Center for Student Opportunity College Center is offering a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship to first-generation college students graduating in the high school class of 2011 (entering the college class of 2015). The CSO College Center aims to promote college and access and opportunity to historically underserved, first-generation student populations.
Qualifying students are:
• currently high school (or home-schooled)
• seniors attending in the United States
• involved in extracurricular and leadership programs in school or in the community
• seeking financial aid for college
To qualify, the student’s parents must not have earned a four-year college degree. The student must also be attending a CSO partner college or university. A complete list of CSO College Partners can be viewed here:
The application can be found at http://www.csopportunity.org/scholarship
and the deadline to apply is May 27, 2011.