If your student is the first person in your family heading to college, they may be eligible for first-generation scholarship opportunities. These scholarships are designed to make furthering their education more affordable for first-in-family college students.
The scholarships in this list either target first-generation college students specifically or tend to give first-gen students special consideration, increasing the odds that a first-generation college student is selected. The exact qualifications can vary from one scholarship to the next, as some have additional eligibility requirements as well.
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