Scholarship name: AU First in Family to Attend University Award
Sponsored by: Athabasca University
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Potential payout: $1000
Eligibility restriction: Applicants must not have grandparents, parents nor siblings who have earned a post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate, must have completed a minimum 9 AU program credits, and have a GPA of at least 3.0. See the application form for full eligibility requirements.
What’s required: A completed application form, which includes a maximum 300-word essay describing the educational achievements of your family and what impact a university education will have on you.
Tips: Read the conditions of eligibility and follow the application instructions carefully.
Where to get info: http://registrar.athabascau.ca/studentawards/undergraduate.php#68