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

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180 SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. 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
    121
  2. Cover image for Charlotte Emery Memorial Scholarship

    Charlotte Emery Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Keia Carter
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Charlotte Emery by uplifting Black girls and women so they can succeed in life and flourish.
    Funded by
    Keia Carter
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Charlotte Emery by uplifting Black girls and women so they can succeed in life and flourish.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate pursuing a two or four-year degree
    • Gender: Female
    • Race: Black/African American
    • Background: First-generation student
    • GPA: 2.0 or higher
    Amount:$1,100
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    122
  3. 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
    123
  4. 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
    124
  5. 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
    125
  6. Cover image for New Jersey First Generation Scholarship

    New Jersey First Generation Scholarship

    Funded by
    Diaz Family
    This scholarship seeks to help two first-generation college students from New Jersey pay for college.
    Funded by
    Diaz Family
    This scholarship seeks to help two first-generation college students from New Jersey pay for college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • GPA: Must be 3.5 or above
    • Education Level: Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student
    • Background: Must be first generation
    Amount:$5,690
    Deadline:Apr 17, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    126
  7. Cover image for Writing With a Purpose Scholarship

    Writing With a Purpose Scholarship

    Funded by
    Carl Lamarre
    This scholarship exists to inhect hope and encouragement into African American high school seniors and college students looking to break into the field of journalism
    Funded by
    Carl Lamarre
    This scholarship exists to inhect hope and encouragement into African American high school seniors and college students looking to break into the field of journalism
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$1,646
    Deadline:Jul 01, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    127
  8. 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
    128
  9. Cover image for Aserina Hill Memorial Scholarship

    Aserina Hill Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Hill Family
    This scholarship aims to preserve Aserina Hill’s legacy of giving by providing students with financial aid so they have the opportunity to attend college.
    Funded by
    Hill Family
    This scholarship aims to preserve Aserina Hill’s legacy of giving by providing students with financial aid so they have the opportunity to attend college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Experience: Non-profit or community service experience
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    129
  10. 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
    130
  11. Cover image for Gloria Stokes Memorial Scholarship

    Gloria Stokes Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Jada Dumas
    This scholarship aims to honor Gloria Stokes and her legacy by supporting low-income college students so their finances don’t hold them back from their dreams.
    Funded by
    Jada Dumas
    This scholarship aims to honor Gloria Stokes and her legacy by supporting low-income college students so their finances don’t hold them back from their dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Financial Background: Low-income
    • Race: African American
    • State: Low-income
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 25, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    131
  12. 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
    132
  13. Cover image for Najma Sultana Memorial Scholarship

    Najma Sultana Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Muhammad Ali
    This scholarship will support high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in the medical or healthcare field.
    Funded by
    Muhammad Ali