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Eligibility Requirements

Those interested in applying must meet the following basic qualifications:

  • Be a first-generation college student
  • Be pursuing an advanced degree in Business or Engineering (Students pursuing other graduate degrees may also be considered at the Foundation’s discretion)
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Be enrolled in a graduate program full-time for the entire 2017-2018 academic year
  • Be a permanent resident of a community listed in the College Success Program Application Guidelines
  • Demonstrate financial need

Selection Criteria

A select pool of applicants will be invited to interview, and will be ranked according to their ability to demonstrate a combination of the following:

  • Outstanding leadership potential
  • Remarkable record of professional/extracurricular achievement
  • Commitment to the development and economic empowerment of communities
  • Need for financial resources in order to successfully complete a graduate program