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If you are a first-year student, you may be eligible for the $20,000 merit-based Founder's Scholarship. 

Founder's Scholarship eligibility requirements

Complete your admissions application and be admitted to Cornell College. 

Founder's Scholarship renewal

As long as you maintain satisfactory academic progress your scholarship will be renewed through your senior year at Cornell.

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What do you do next? If you haven't completed your Cornell application, yet, start that as soon as possible. If you have completed your application, great! Good luck!