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CESDA Diversity Scholarship (First-Generation Students)

Colorado Educational Services and Development Association (CESDA)

Applicant must be a spring Colorado high school graduating senior, and meet one of the following requirements:, be the first generation (neither parent/guardian received a bachelor’s degree) to attend college, and/or be a student with financial need.

Applicant must be a graduate of a Colorado High School. (Open to all Colorado residents regardless of legal residency or citizenship), be enrolled at a 2 or 4 year Colorado college or university in the fall of 2019 and take a minimum of 6 credit hours, have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.80 (non-weighted) or higher.

Applicant will be selected by, but not limited to, the following criteria: academic performance, awards and accomplishments, community and school involvement, community service (particularly within underrepresented communities), and financial need.

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Deadline February 15, 2023
Number of Awards Granted7

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Eligibility Requirements

Enrollment Levels
First Generation
Non-U.S. Citizens Eligible
Financial Need Required