The application for the First Generation Award for NEW/TRANSFER students for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available December 1, 2019. The submission deadline is Wednesday March 1, 2020.
PLEASE NOTE: Currently enrolled CSU students (including new students enrolled for Spring 2020), full time CSU Online students and/or CSU-Global students are not eligible to apply.
The application process
- Read the First Generation Award Description webpage
- Complete the FAFSA or the ASSET Financial Aid Application
- Check Eligibility Requirements
- Complete the CSU Scholarship Application (CSUSA)
- Review the First Generation Award essay questions on the CSU Scholarship Application and write your essays
Go to RAMweb, log in using your eID, and then select the CSU Scholarship Application link. You can then search for the First Generation Award application.
For prospective students, once you submit an application for admission and it is processed, the Office of Admissions e-mails you information on how to establish your eID (electronic ID). Once you have established your eID (eName and ePassword), you are able to access ramweb.colostate.edu and the CSUSA. If you need help establishing your eID, contact the Office of Admissions at (970) 491-6909 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit a completed application and essay responses online by clicking the button below.
Please contact Miel McCarthy for any questions:
First Generation Award Program
Attn: Miel McCarthy – Assistant Director, C4E Scholar Programs
Collaborative for Student Achievement
Colorado State University
Tel: (970) 491-7095 / Fax: (970) 491-1133