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.

TMCF | Walmart Foundation First-Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: TMCF | Walmart Foundation
Amount: $6,200
Closing Date: May 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are first-generation college students and citizens of the United States. Applicant must be accepted to and prepared to attend one of TMCF’s 47 member schools and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 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.

TMCF | Walmart Foundation First -Generation Scholars Mentorship
Sponsor: TMCF | Walmart Foundation
Amount: $250 per semester
Closing Date: June 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to first-generation college students who are graduating seniors/incoming college freshmen. Applicant must be accepted to and prepared to attend one of the TMCF’s 47 member schools.

CEMS Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 25, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current residents of the state of Maryland who are high school juniors or seniors or currently attending an accredited Maryland post-secondary school. Applicant must be the first person in his/her immediate family who will be attending a Maryland accredited post-secondary school and studying (or planning to study) in the medical field.


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