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Beginning freshmen may be eligible for a $1,000 First Generation Scholarship from IUPUC. The scholarship may be renewed each year for a maximum of four years.


To be considered for the $1,000 award, you must:
  • Be admitted to IUPUC by February 1
  • Be the first in your family of origin (mother/father/legal guardian) to attend a college or university and pursue a bachelor’s degree
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • SAT and ACT score(s):
    • Prior to March 2016: 1000 SAT math & critical reading, or 21 ACT (CO)
    • After March 2016: 1070 SAT combination evidence-based reading/writing and math, or 21 ACT (CO)


To be considered for renewal, you must:

  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours at IUPUC
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 CGPA
  • Volunteer at one pre-approved campus event per semester