Friday, April 15, 2011

Center for Student Opportunity Scholarship ($2,000/yr. - Due May 27)

CSO Opportunity Scholarship

The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) Opportunity Scholarship is a $2,000, four-year renewable scholarship awarded to first-generation, low-income, and/or minority high school seniors enrolling at a CSO College Partner.

Scholarship winners are also given the opportunity to serve as student bloggers on Center for Student Opportunity’s web blog to share their college journeys and offer advice to younger students like them on how to make it to college. 
Opportunity Scholarship applicants are generally characterized by the following:
Graduating high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States
Attending an eligible four-year college or university partnered with CSO in the fall of 2011. CSO College Partners can be viewed here.
First-generation college - neither parent has earned a four-year college degree, and/or
Limited financial resources - students who seek financial aid and scholarships for college, and/or
Underrepresented/minority groups - students who identify as African-American/Black, American Indian/Alaska native, Hispanic/Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander.
*Opportunity Scholars are not defined by minimum academic qualifications.
Submit all completed application materials postmarked by May 27, 2011.

Click HERE to apply!

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