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Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibilty:: 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA:: 3.0
Program Description:

Dorothy Cooper Memorial Scholarship

- Minimum cumulative G.P.A. 3.00 at the time of application
- Declared English Major or Minor
- Accepted to a Cal Poly sponsored study abroad program by both Cal Poly and program sponsor
- Students must have financial need and have completed the FAFSA form for the academic year and term they are going abroad
- Full-time enrollment at Cal Poly the term prior to going abroad

Complete the scholarship application which includes:
- 1,000 word essay
- Upload a copy of your Financial Aid Award Summary for the term you will be abroad (see your Cal Poly Portal "Money Matters"). 

Notification of award:
All students will be notified via email about the outcome of the scholarship award no later the four weeks after the scholarship deadline.

Service Requirement: 
- Scholarship recipients must write a thank-you letter to the donors upon their return from study abroad.
- Required to participate on panel for a pre-departure orientation on return to Cal Poly.

Application Deadline:                       
Summer/ Academic Year/Fall:    April 29th        

Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Quarter 2018 03/10/2018 03/30/2018 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018 04/13/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 04/13/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2018 04/13/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission, where applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.