U of U: Utah Opportunity Scholarship

Diversity-u of uSCHOLARSHIP ALERT:  If you are a diverse, first-generation student that qualifies for financial aid, apply for this scholarship NOW!  Due Feb. 13, 2015.

The University of Utah recognizes that a racially/ethnically diverse student body benefits and enriches the educational experiences of all students, faculty, and staff. Thus, we strive to recruit students who will further enrich this diversity, and make every attempt to support their academic and personal success while they are here.  In support of this goal, the Utah Opportunity Scholarship (UOS) will be offered to entering freshmen who reside in the Greater Salt Lake City area. Eligible students are first-generation college students and/or those with demonstrated financial need. Whenever possible, scholars will be selected from applicants whose ethnic background is under-represented in higher education in Utah.

U of U:  UTAH OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline:  February 13, 2015
Application:  www.diversity.utah.edu/scholarships/index&item=6
Criteria:
-Graduating from High School June 2015.
-Admitted to the University of Utah.
-First-generation college students.
-Eligible for Utah residency status for the academic year for which they are applying.
-Eligible to receive federal financial aid (complete the fafsa4caster by Feb. 13 and the FAFSA by March 1).
Award:  $8000.00 per year for 8 semesters towards tuition, fees and books and student support through academic advising and student programming.

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