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[Page 6] First Generation College Student Scholarships to Apply to in 2023

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177 SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. 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
    151
  2. Cover image for Tom LoCasale Developing Character Through Golf Scholarship

    Tom LoCasale Developing Character Through Golf Scholarship

    Funded by
    LoCasale Family and Friends
    This scholarship seeks to honor Tom LoCasale’s life by supporting students who have learned valuable life skills through the sport of golf.
    Funded by
    LoCasale Family and Friends
    This scholarship seeks to honor Tom LoCasale’s life by supporting students who have learned valuable life skills through the sport of golf.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Athletics: Plays golf
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Apr 26, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    152
  3. Cover image for 1st Generation People Of Color Patrick Copney Memorial Music/Arts Scholarship

    1st Generation People Of Color Patrick Copney Memorial Music/Arts Scholarship

    Funded by
    Robin Copney
    This scholarship will honor the memory of Patrick Copney and help support first generation students who are pursuing a music or arts degree.
    Funded by
    Robin Copney
    This scholarship will honor the memory of Patrick Copney and help support first generation students who are pursuing a music or arts degree.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate
    • Race/Ethnicity: Black/African American
    • Background: Low-income and will be or is a first-generation student
    • Major/Field: Music or Arts
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 17, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    153
  4. Cover image for Yohannes Academic Scholarship

    Yohannes Academic Scholarship

    Funded by
    Yohannes
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income African American students in Pennsylvania who have a history of self-improvement or beating the odds.
    Funded by
    Yohannes
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income African American students in Pennsylvania who have a history of self-improvement or beating the odds.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Race: African American
    • Background: First-generation student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jul 17, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    154
  5. Cover image for First-Generation Educators Scholarship

    First-Generation Educators Scholarship

    Funded by
    Granston Family
    This scholarship seeks to support future K-12 educators so they can positively impact the next generation of students.
    Funded by
    Granston Family
    This scholarship seeks to support future K-12 educators so they can positively impact the next generation of students.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Background: Must be a first-generation student
    • Career of Interest: Must be interested in becoming a K-12 teacher
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Mar 14, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
    155
  6. Cover image for Major La-Goge W. Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Major La-Goge W. Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Graham Family
    This scholarship seeks to honor Major La-Goge W. Graham and support graduating JROTC cadets or undergraduates in ROTC programs in the United States.
    Funded by
    Graham Family
    This scholarship seeks to honor Major La-Goge W. Graham and support graduating JROTC cadets or undergraduates in ROTC programs in the United States.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Involvement: JROTC or ROTC
    • Education Level: High school junior or senior or undergraduate
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:Jul 25, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    156
  7. Cover image for The Heart of the Game Scholarship

    The Heart of the Game Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ward Serrill
    This scholarship is designed to support first-generation, female high school seniors from the class of 2021 who show passion and heart in their lives.
    Funded by
    Ward Serrill
    This scholarship is designed to support first-generation, female high school seniors from the class of 2021 who show passion and heart in their lives.
    All students are eligible
    Amount:$5,333
    Deadline:Aug 13, 2021
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    157
  8. 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
    158
  9. Cover image for Minority Students x Stem Scholarship

    Minority Students x Stem Scholarship

    Funded by
    Sasha Flanagan
    This scholarship seeks to help underserved students find success as they pursue careers in the technology field.
    Funded by
    Sasha Flanagan
    This scholarship seeks to help underserved students find success as they pursue careers in the technology field.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation
    • Field of Study: Engineering, computer science, or similar degrees
    Amount:$10,800
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    159
  10. Cover image for Stephen R. Boardman Memorial Scholarship

    Stephen R. Boardman Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Anonymous Donor
    The goal of this scholarship is to support first generation undergraduate students, in Ohio or Indian, to attend a four year college or university.
    Funded by
    Anonymous Donor
    The goal of this scholarship is to support first generation undergraduate students, in Ohio or Indian, to attend a four year college or university.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Background: First generation college student
    • Religion: Any
    • State: Ohio or Indiana
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:Apr 17, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
    160
  11. Cover image for Sikora Drake STEM Scholarship

    Sikora Drake STEM Scholarship

    Funded by
    Sikora Drake
    This scholarship aims to support minority students so they can pursue higher education in STEM.
    Funded by
    Sikora Drake
    This scholarship aims to support minority students so they can pursue higher education in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Field of Study: STEM
    • Identity: Female identifying, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and/or first-generation
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Nov 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    161
  12. Cover image for Net Impact Berkeley Social Impact Scholarship

    Net Impact Berkeley Social Impact Scholarship

    Funded by
    Net Impact Berkeley
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about making positive changes in the world.
    Funded by
    Net Impact Berkeley
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about making positive changes in the world.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Background: Underrepresented minority or first generation college student
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:May 14, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    162
  13. Cover image for "There's STEM in That" Scholarship

    "There's STEM in That" Scholarship

    Funded by
    The Ashe Arts and STEM Academy
    This scholarship seeks to support underrepresented high school students who are passionate about pursuing careers in STEM.
    Funded by
    The Ashe Arts and STEM Academy
    This scholarship seeks to support underrepresented high school students who are passionate about pursuing careers in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • Background: First-generation college student
    • Experience: Non-profit or volunteering experience
    • Education Level: High school senior (2022-2023 school year)
    • Field of Interest: STEM
    • GPA: 2.4 or higher
    • Residency: US Citizen
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Feb 28, 2023
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
    163
  14. Cover image for "Painting a Complete Picture" Art Scholarship

    "Painting a Complete Picture" Art Scholarship

    Funded by
    The Ashe Arts and STEM Academy