Me First! VC is proud to provide a Scholarship in the amount of $1000 to offset the price of tuition for candidates who qualify as first-generation college students. We want to encourage first-generation students to excel in their program, complete their degree, and pass on to future generations the possibilities of attaining degrees in higher education. All submissions must be in by midnight (Eastern Standard Time) June 15, 2017. Personal Information Personal information like address and phone number are used to contact scholarship recipients. First Name * Middle Name Last Name * Date of Birth * Street Address 1 * Street Address 2 State * Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Northern Mariana Islands Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas U.S. Minor Outlying Islands Utah Vermont Virginia Virgin Islands of the U.S. Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming City * Zip Code * Email Address * Enter Email Confirm Email Address * Confirm Email Gender * Male Female OtherOther Primary Phone Number * Alternate Phone Number Tell us more about your school situation! High School Graduation Year Current Class Select Class Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Graduate Other Current Class What school do you currently attend? What major(s) are you currently studying? Essay Question Our question to you is simple: Why Me? There are more first-generation college students than there have been in decades; what differentiates you from everyone else? Tell us what aspects of you or your family has made it possible for you take that next step forward and be the first person in your family to go to college. Essay Question * 500 words max. Any additional comments for us? 500 words max. Transcripts and Recommendations Upload You can upload your High School or College transcripts (unofficial is fine) and one (1) letter of recommendation here. If you don't have them yet you can email them later to [email protected] before the deadline. Upload Choice * I'll email them later I'll upload them now File Upload Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File Maximum upload size: 516MB Applicant Certification Validity and Permissions Agreement I hereby certify that all of the information provided in this application is complete and true to the best of my knowledge. I hereby grant permission to the Value Colleges Scholarship Committee to contact my school if necessary, and to use my name and likeness in promotional materials in the event that I am selected to receive a scholarship award. Electronic Signature * Today's Date * reCAPTCHA If you are human, leave this field blank.