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[Page 5] First Generation College Student Scholarships to Apply to in 2024

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180 SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. Cover image for GD Sandeford Memorial Scholarship

    GD Sandeford Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Sandeford Family
    This scholarship aims to make college more accessible by helping underserved African American students afford to pursue their dreams of higher education.
    Funded by
    Sandeford Family
    This scholarship aims to make college more accessible by helping underserved African American students afford to pursue their dreams of higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree
    • Race: African American
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Involvement: Volunteering experience
    • GPA minimum: 2.75
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
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  2. Cover image for Esteemed Project Scholarship

    Esteemed Project Scholarship

    Funded by
    The Esteemed Project
    This scholarship aims to support minority students who are interested in breaking generational barriers by being the first in their families to attend college.
    Funded by
    The Esteemed Project
    This scholarship aims to support minority students who are interested in breaking generational barriers by being the first in their families to attend college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Two or four-year undergraduate student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Experience: Non-profit or volunteering experience
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    122
  3. Cover image for Ryder Collections Scholarship

    Ryder Collections Scholarship

    Funded by
    Karahn Green
    This scholarship will help support first generation BIPOC students attending HBCUs.
    Funded by
    Karahn Green
    This scholarship will help support first generation BIPOC students attending HBCUs.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate
    • Race/Ethnicity: BIPOC
    • Background: First generation college student
    • Type of School: Historically black college or university (HBCU)
    Amount:$3,320
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    123
  4. Cover image for LGBTQIA+ in Advancing Tech & Data Science Scholarship

    LGBTQIA+ in Advancing Tech & Data Science Scholarship

    Funded by
    Amanda Blake
    This scholarship seeks to support LGBTQIA+ students who have a passion for using technology and data science for good.
    Funded by
    Amanda Blake
    This scholarship seeks to support LGBTQIA+ students who have a passion for using technology and data science for good.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school student
    • Identity: LGBTQIA+
    • Field of Study: Data science, technology, STEM, or coding
    • Background: FGLI (first-generation, low-income)
    Amount:$5,020
    Deadline:Jul 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    124
  5. Cover image for Nina L. Coleman Memorial Scholarship

    Nina L. Coleman Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Craig Coleman
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income students who need financial assistance in order to fund their college education.
    Funded by
    Craig Coleman
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income students who need financial assistance in order to fund their college education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Background: FGLI (first-generation, low-income)
    • Race: BIPOC
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    125
  6. Cover image for Single-Parent Household Undergraduate Scholarship

    Single-Parent Household Undergraduate Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ryan Green
    This scholarship aims to make higher education more accessible by supporting students from first-generation or single-income homes.
    Funded by
    Ryan Green
    This scholarship aims to make higher education more accessible by supporting students from first-generation or single-income homes.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • GPA: 2.0 or higher
    • Background: First-generation student and/or from a single-parent household
    • State: MD, DC, VA, NJ, or DE
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Nov 30, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    126
  7. Cover image for A Heroes Family Scholarship

    A Heroes Family Scholarship

    Funded by
    First Responders Family Foundation
    As one small way to help the families of first responders, the A Heroes Family Scholarship exists to provide financial support for a student who has lost a parent or spouse to an on-duty tragedy of a first responder.
    Funded by
    First Responders Family Foundation
    As one small way to help the families of first responders, the A Heroes Family Scholarship exists to provide financial support for a student who has lost a parent or spouse to an on-duty tragedy of a first responder.
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Sep 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    127
  8. Cover image for Miguel Mendez Social Justice Scholarship

    Miguel Mendez Social Justice Scholarship

    Funded by
    Nancy Roberts
    This scholarship will support students who are passionate about social justice and seek to enact change in their communities.
    Funded by
    Nancy Roberts
    This scholarship will support students who are passionate about social justice and seek to enact change in their communities.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Background: Low-income and first-generation college student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Career Path: Social Justice
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Sep 16, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    128
  9. Cover image for Cruz Events Community Impact Scholarship

    Cruz Events Community Impact Scholarship

    Funded by
    Cruz Events
    This scholarship aims to support first-generation students from Texas who will be pursuing trade school or a traditional college path.
    Funded by
    Cruz Events
    This scholarship aims to support first-generation students from Texas who will be pursuing trade school or a traditional college path.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Background: First-generation student
    • State: Texas
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Apr 16, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    129
  10. Cover image for Growing up in the Family Restaurant Business Scholarship

    Growing up in the Family Restaurant Business Scholarship

    Funded by
    The Lam-Wong Family
    This scholarship aims to support students who were raised in the family restaurant business so they can afford to pursue all of their goals for the future.
    Funded by
    The Lam-Wong Family
    This scholarship aims to support students who were raised in the family restaurant business so they can afford to pursue all of their goals for the future.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or bachelor's student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Experience: Grew up in the family restaurant business
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Aug 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    130
  11. Cover image for Minority/Women in STEM Scholarship

    Minority/Women in STEM Scholarship

    Funded by
    ExecuSearch Staffing Solutions, Inc.
    This scholarship aims to support underprivileged students who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM.
    Funded by
    ExecuSearch Staffing Solutions, Inc.
    This scholarship aims to support underprivileged students who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Demographic: BIPOC and/or female
    • Background: FGLI
    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Field of Interest: STEM
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:Nov 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    5 winners
    131
  12. Cover image for Dr. Magidson Memorial Theater Scholarship

    Dr. Magidson Memorial Theater Scholarship

    Funded by
    Magidson family
    This scholarship seeks to support passionate theater students who face obstacles to higher education due to their demonstrated need.
    Funded by
    Magidson family
    This scholarship seeks to support passionate theater students who face obstacles to higher education due to their demonstrated need.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Field of Interest: Theater arts
    Amount:$5,000
    Deadline:Apr 27, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    132