First Ascent Scholars, a Jeff and Helen Cardon Foundation and David Eccles School of Business partnership, cultivates, encourages and enables academically focused students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds to:
Scholars are expected to give back to the broader community through volunteer work, engagement in First Ascent activities, and in their academic commitment at the Eccles School.
In return, the First Ascent Scholarship provides the opportunity for incoming college freshmen to engage in all college has to offer. Scholarship funds cover unmet financial need, room and board, fees, health insurance (if needed), tutoring costs, travel and more, to help scholars focus on achieving their academic best.
APPLICATION NOW OPEN!Eligible students: · Current high-school senior · Applied or will apply to the University of Utah (scholarships will only be awarded to students admitted to the University of Utah) · Demonstrated interest in business · Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Application deadline is April 10, 2018.
To learn more about the program check out their videos (program & student profiles) or website.