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.

TrophyCentral Sportsmanship & Compassion Scholarship
Sponsor: Trophy Central
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be entering college beginning during the academic year 2021-2022. Special attention will be given to applicants who are first generation college and/or entering a branch of the military (ROTC). Applicant must submit an essay about their unique sportsmanship acts or actions of compassion.

Marion Motley Scholarship
Sponsor: Cleveland Browns Foundation
Amount: $2,500 per year – renewable for four years
Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from Northwest Ohio who plan to major in areas that could lead to careers working in education or for a professional sports organization, such as but not limited to: accounting, business, communications, event management, exercise science, finance, graphic design, human resources, information technology, journalism, kinesiology, marketing/advertising, public relations, or sports management.

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