The College Access Challenge Last Stretch Scholarship (CAC Last Stretch) is a need-based scholarship designed to assist college students who have completed at least 60 college credit hours to achieve their baccalaureate degree at any regionally or nationally accredited institution. Eligible students must have substantial financial need (Pell Grant eligible) as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis at the time of application completion until funds have been exhausted. At that time eligible students will be placed on a waiting list in the event additional funding becomes available. The maximum grant award for the academic year is $2,000 based on full-time enrollment. Scholarship funds can be applied toward any educational expenses documented in the student’s Cost of Attendance (COA) at their institution.
One half of the CAC Last Stretch funds will be awarded to eligible students seeking a baccalaureate degree in any program of study. One half of the funds will be awarded to eligible students enrolled in an eligible STEM Program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).