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.

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2022. Special focus will be given to students who live at or below the poverty level and/or are the first in their family to attend college.

Deja Vu Surf Hawaii Scholarship
Sponsor: Deja Vu Surf Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who attend an accredited two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the United States as a full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are residents of Kauai and maintain a 2.7 GPA. Preference will be given to students who have been in foster care and first generation college students.

Clarkston Scholars Program
Sponsor: Clarkston Consulting
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to first generation college students who will graduate in the Spring of 2024 from one of the following schools (Babson, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, Georgia Tech, Agnes Scott, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, University of Michigan, University of Arizona, or Arizona State University. Applicant must be willing to participate in a mentorship program with representatives from Clarkston Consulting (1-2 hours per month commitment).

CEMS Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 25, 2022
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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