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[Page 4] First-Generation College Student Scholarships to Apply for in 2024

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180 SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. Cover image for Harold Reighn Moxie Scholarship

    Harold Reighn Moxie Scholarship

    Funded by
    Harold Reighn
    This scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior who will be the first in their family to attend college and who also strives every day to reach their full potential!
    Funded by
    Harold Reighn
    This scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior who will be the first in their family to attend college and who also strives every day to reach their full potential!
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$1,380
    Deadline:Jun 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  2. Cover image for Community Reinvestment Grant: Pride Scholarship

    Community Reinvestment Grant: Pride Scholarship

    Funded by
    The Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
    This scholarship will support LGBTQ+ students who are passionate about being advocates in their communities.
    Funded by
    The Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc.
    This scholarship will support LGBTQ+ students who are passionate about being advocates in their communities.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate
    • Background: First generation college student
    • Identity: LGBTQ+
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:May 28, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  3. Cover image for Small Seed Big Flower Scholarship

    Small Seed Big Flower Scholarship

    Funded by
    Haowen Chen
    This scholarship aims to support undergraduate students who need financial assistance to achieve all of their goals in life.
    Funded by
    Haowen Chen
    This scholarship aims to support undergraduate students who need financial assistance to achieve all of their goals in life.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Status: First-generation student
    Amount:$1,015
    Deadline:Nov 15, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  4. Cover image for Enrique Castillo Educational Scholarship

    Enrique Castillo Educational Scholarship

    Funded by
    Enrique Castillo Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for first generation BIPOC students majoring in education, history, or English.
    Funded by
    Enrique Castillo Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for first generation BIPOC students majoring in education, history, or English.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate
    • Race/Ethnicity: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Major: Education, History, or English
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jun 04, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  5. Cover image for Jose Prado Memorial Scholarship

    Jose Prado Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    MIRTA Prado
    This scholarship will support an undergraduate Hispanic/Latinx student as they pursue higher education.
    Funded by
    MIRTA Prado
    This scholarship will support an undergraduate Hispanic/Latinx student as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    • Background: First generation college student
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  6. Cover image for First Generation POH Scholarship Fund

    First Generation POH Scholarship Fund

    Funded by
    Jonathan Persaud
    This scholarship will support one student of West Indian or Caribbean descent who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM.
    Funded by
    Jonathan Persaud
    This scholarship will support one student of West Indian or Caribbean descent who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Race/Ethnicity: West Indian or Caribbean (including Guyana)
    • Major: STEM
    Amount:$1,700
    Deadline:May 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  7. Cover image for Lucille Hobbs Education Scholarship

    Lucille Hobbs Education Scholarship

    Funded by
    Chartice Hobbs
    This scholarship will support first generation BIPOC students who are pursuing higher education.
    Funded by
    Chartice Hobbs
    This scholarship will support first generation BIPOC students who are pursuing higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race/ethnicity: BIPOC
    • Background: First generation college student
    • Education Level: High school senior or college student
    Amount:$720
    Deadline:Apr 03, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  8. Cover image for Boyd J. Cameron Memorial Scholarship

    Boyd J. Cameron Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Cameron
    This scholarship will support first generation college students pursuing a career in business.
    Funded by
    Cameron
    This scholarship will support first generation college students pursuing a career in business.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Background: First generation college student
    • Major: Business
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Feb 15, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    98
  9. Cover image for Xavier M. Monroe Heart of Gold Memorial Scholarship

    Xavier M. Monroe Heart of Gold Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Delta Beta Psi Sorority, Inc.
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Xavier M. Monroe by supporting underrepresented students on their path to higher education.
    Funded by
    Delta Beta Psi Sorority, Inc.
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Xavier M. Monroe by supporting underrepresented students on their path to higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate student
    • Race: African American
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Mar 21, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is in review
    99
  10. Cover image for Lisa K. Carlson DCPS Scholarship

    Lisa K. Carlson DCPS Scholarship

    Funded by
    Andrew Baca
    This scholarship is to honor Lisa K Carlson, who spent her life and career helping students and families. This scholarship will benefit graduates of DC Public Schools (including adult education and STAY programs) as they pursue postsecondary education and training opportunities. All postsecondary education and training programs, tuition, and associated costs qualify for this scholarship. All 2-year, 4-year, and professional certification courses are eligible to receive funds from the Lisa K Carlson scholarship.
    Funded by
    Andrew Baca
    This scholarship is to honor Lisa K Carlson, who spent her life and career helping students and families. This scholarship will benefit graduates of DC Public Schools (including adult education and STAY programs) as they pursue postsecondary education and training opportunities. All postsecondary education and training programs, tuition, and associated costs qualify for this scholarship. All 2-year, 4-year, and professional certification courses are eligible to receive funds from the Lisa K Carlson scholarship.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Year in HS (if applicable): Senior (2021)
    • Grad Status: Graduate of the Washington DC Public School System
    Amount:$13,000
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  11. Cover image for Ahmadi Family Scholarship

    Ahmadi Family Scholarship

    Funded by
    Dan Ahmadi
    This scholarship seeks to support students who have financial need so they can afford to pursue higher education.
    Funded by
    Dan Ahmadi
    This scholarship seeks to support students who have financial need so they can afford to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate student going to a community college or four-year university
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Family: Child of immigrant parents
    • Financial Status: Has financial need
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Nov 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    4 winners
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  12. Cover image for Abby's First-Generation College Student Scholarship

    Abby's First-Generation College Student Scholarship

    Funded by
    Abby Finger
    This scholarship seeks to support a graduating high school senior who will be the first in their family to attend a four-year university.
    Funded by
    Abby Finger
    This scholarship seeks to support a graduating high school senior who will be the first in their family to attend a four-year university.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be a high school senior
    • GPA: Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Future: Must be planning to attend a four-year university as a first-generation student
    • Activities: Must be involved in sports or extracurriculars
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Jun 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  13. Cover image for Papi & Mamita Memorial Scholarship

    Papi & Mamita Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Rosalie McClure