First Generation Scholarships

Are you the first person in your family to attend college? Or, did your parents not attend college? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, you are considered a first generation college students. Below are scholarships for students like you.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 26, 209
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island high school seniors whose parents did not graduate from college (first generation college students). Applicant must demonstrate financial need. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

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