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I'm First Scholarship

I'm First

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for high school (or home-schooled) seniors who are attending school in the United States. To qualify, applicants must be first-generation college students, i.e., neither parent has earned a four-year college degree, and attend an I'm First partner college or university. Ideal candidates will display the following qualities: seeking financial aid and scholarship support for college, strong writing skills and unique perspective, strong capacity for reflection for blogging, experience with or commitment to community service, leadership experience, and commitment to helping expand educational opportunities for other first-generation students. Scholarship winners are not selected based on academic qualifications such as GPA, SAT/ACT scores, or intended majors. Undocumented students are eligible and strongly encouraged to apply.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?


The competition for this scholarship will be average.

Contact Information



Deadline: May 23
Average Award: $1,000
Awards Granted: 8
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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