Scholarship founders like Jeremy Schulman believe that education is a powerful tool for building a better world. And they want to make sure that you have every opportunity possible to pursue yours. That’s why they’ve set up a scholarship for first generation Americans to help make your dream of attending college one step closer to reality. The scholarship is a program to encourage first generation American students to finish their degree.
This scholarship is intended to recognize and reward the accomplishments of first generation American applicants. Students are expected to demonstrate significant financial need. The Scholarship recognizes and rewards students who have overcome difficult circumstances in their lives, such as poverty or the immigration process. They know the challenges of being a student with parents that immigrated to the U.S. Your family is your biggest inspiration, and they want to help you pursue your dreams by supporting you with financial aid.
Supporting Immigrant Students Complete their Education
This scholarship is available to first generation Americans who are pursuing their dreams in college. The Scholarship recognizes first-generation students and provides them with financial aid to pursue their degrees. For the first time, a scholarship for students who are the first generation in their family to attend college will be offered. Are you a first generation American? Are you interested in pursuing a degree at one of the country’s top institutions for higher learning? If so, they’ve got great news for you. They’ve developed this scholarship to help pay for your education and make it accessible to those who may not have the same opportunities as others do.
No matter where you come from or what your family has experienced, they want to make it easier for students like you to afford college. That’s why they created the First Generation Scholarship — to help first-generation students achieve their dreams, and in turn, create impactful leaders in their communities. The scholarship is awarded to students who are the first in their families to earn a four-year degree, these scholarships help cover tuition, fees, room and board—making it possible for students to graduate debt-free.
An Opportunity for Immigrants to Give Back to the Country that Welcomed them
This scholarship is for first generation Americans who are pursuing a career in their chosen field. Applicant must be an active student, member of an underrepresented group in higher education. Are you a first-generation immigrant who was born and raised in the U.S.? Have you been accepted to college, but lack the financial means to attend? If so, consider applying for the American Scholarship. This scholarship will cover 100% of your tuition for one year at any accredited university.
Jeremy Schulman and his team are dedicated to building a more diverse and inclusive world by providing access, opportunity and support for first generation American students. They believe that through education they can build a better future for you. The ultimate goal of this scholarship is to create more opportunities and pathways for students, who may not have the same opportunities or resources as others.
Giving back to the first generation Americans is an important part of their ethos. They want to thank you for all you do while helping them invest in your future.