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1st Generation Scholarship

Three-quarter and Half-tuition Scholarship Competition

Designed specifically for high school seniors who are striving to be the first person in their immediate family to complete a college degree. The 1st Generation Scholarship is awarded annually to selected students who will be attending Ottawa University. The three-quarter and half-tuition scholarships are available for up to four consecutive years of full-time enrollment at Ottawa University.

Student Eligibility

  • 1st generation student
    • Ottawa University defines a first generation student as follows: no immediate family member has completed a college degree.
    • Verification provided by high school guidance counselor.
  • Recommended 2.5 GPA and 18 ACT or SAT equivalent
    • Collegiate entrance exams (ACT or SAT) required
  • Student must submit a portfolio (see details below)

Portfolio Submission: Deadline March 21, 2014

  • Portfolio instructions and guidelines will be delivered to the student's guidance counselor.
  • Student must complete portfolio and postmark no later than March 21, 2014

Competition Details: April 3, 2014

  • Discussion of social issues facing our youth today
  • Interaction with current students
  • Collaborate with Ottawa University faculty
  • Create presentation to educate or solve for the issue at hand
  • Parent, teacher and counselor session available
Please contact the Admissions Office or your Enrollment Advisor for additional details or to recommend a student.