First Generation Scholarships

Congratulations on being the first in your family to go to college! This is no doubt a milestone, but it may also mean that you’re left with a lot of questions about the college planning and admissions processes. With that comes uncertainty on how to pay for college and what financial aid packages are right for you. ScholarshipExperts has many resources to help answer your questions about your new quest into college. We have also compiled this list of scholarships for first-generation college students to help you find even more ways to find free college dollars. For even more scholarships, create a free profile and receive a personalized list of awards catered just to you!

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Northeastern University Torch Scholars Program

This award is available to U.S high school students who are planning to attend Northeastern Universi...

Norman and Pat Hayes Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors graduating in Middletown or Monroe, Ohio. Stu...

Sand Hill Scholars Program

The Sand Hill Scholars Program is available to U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from a hi...

Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship

Current high school juniors or older students attending or planning to attend a Maryland college or ...

The Hamilton Award

U.S. high school juniors with a strong community record who plan to attend college are eligible for ...

CESDA Diversity Scholarship Application

This award is available for graduating high school seniors from the state of Colorado who plan to en...

Richard W. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors in Dutchess County, New York. Selection is ...

Melissa D. Bisaccia Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for high school seniors graduating from Roy C. Ketcham High Schoool in Wappi...

Thomas W. Haggerty Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for graduating seniors at John Jay High School and Roy C. Ketcham High Schoo...

Florida First Generation Matching Grant Program (FGMG)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled i...

I'm First Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who are first-generation college students, exhibit financial need or are me...

The Villa Esperanza Scholarship

This scholarship is available for first-generation college students of Hispanic heritage. Applicant...

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Tribal College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college freshmen who are of American Indian or Alaskan Native desce...

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. college freshmen who are American Indian or Alaska Native wit...

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege/ACERT Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an ...

Sessions College First-Generation Student Scholarship

This award is for international and U.S. students applying to Sessions college planning to major in ...

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Promise-Sundstrom Scholarship

Non-traditional and first generation incoming students to the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire who...

TELACU Education Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of one of the following ar...

Linn Hogue Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors graduating from an Aurora, Colorado public high school are eligible for thi...

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