1. Essay: Write a 500-750 word essay in which you explain to the committee your educational background, your academic goals and your eligibility for the scholarship. Describe what it means to be a first-generation-to-college student, including any relevant personal experiences and achievements that might help evaluate your application.
2. Statement of Financial Need: Submit a statement that explains your financial need for the award. You should include such information as income, unusual hardships or expenses, employment, and efforts you have made to finance your education.
3. Letter of Recommendation: Copy and send this link to the people writing your letters of recommendation. https://fairhaven.wwu.edu/form/-fairhaven-college-letter-of-rec.
A single letter of recommendation can be used for multiple scholarship applications. Letters of recommendation can be written by faculty or community members.
4. Copy of Unofficial Transcript.