VC’s 2017 Me First! First Generation Scholarship Application

first generation scholarships 2017

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.

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Personal information like address and phone number are used to contact scholarship recipients.
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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. 
500 words max.
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.
Maximum upload size: 516MB

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