The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients
March 27, 2012
|The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2011-12 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.
The Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship was established to provide $5,000 for tuition and fees and to fund unmet need for a student’s first year in college. If students maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and show strong participation in campus and community life the first year and beyond, the scholarships are renewed every year throughout the students’ tribal college career.
The following Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship recipients were honored at the event: