Carol Christopher First Generation Endowed Scholarship
To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet the following:
A. Recipient(s) must be a resident of Louisiana.
B. Recipient(s) must be a “first-generation college student”, i.e. neither parent nor legal guardian(s) have earned a college degree.
C. Recipient(s) must be awarded the federal Pell grant.
D. Recipient(s) must meet university standards for acceptance at the University of Louisiana Monroe, must be admitted to the university, and must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree.
E. Recipient(s) must have a minimum ACT score of 21 and a 3.0 high school GPA.
F. Scholarship may be renewed if a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA is maintained. The scholarship may be renewed up to a maximum of seven semesters for an incoming freshman only. All other classifications will receive the scholarship for the remaining semesters required to complete a four-year degree.
G. ULM will provide recipient(s) with structured support through active and engaged advising.
H. ULM will provide recipient(s) with meaningful campus employment of at least ten hours per week over and above the scholarship.