Coca-Cola Foundation First Generation HBCU Scholarships

Coca-Cola Foundation HBCU scholarship recipients

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and the Coca-Cola Foundation are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding first-year students attending one of the seven pre-selected publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) within the TMCF 47 member-school network.
Six selected scholars will receive a four-year scholarship, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board, and required textbooks purchased from member-schools. The scholarship will be disbursed in the fall and spring semesters.

Eligibility requirements:

Applicants must be a first-generation college student, must be a graduating high school senior, and must be accepted and enrolled as full-time incoming-freshman student at one of TMCF’s 47 member-schools.

Applicants must also have a high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher, be recommended by a high school counselor, demonstrate outstanding financial need, demonstrate leadership ability through a variety of measures, and be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card.

Applicants must submit the following documents for consideration:

* Most recent Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA)

* Most recent high school transcript (unofficial or official)

* Recommendation letter from your high school counselor (must be completed online by the recommender)

* A response to an essay question

The scholarship award is UP TO $5,000 PER SEMESTER, and the deadline to apply is usually in June.

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