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First Generation First Scholarship

Thank you to all students who applied for our scholarship!

We will be reviewing applications and notifying recipients as soon as we can. In the meantime, take a look at all of our other student resources, including informative YouTube videos, helpful guides for applying to college, advice and tips for navigating your first year, and more.

2020 Applicant Geographical Distribution

Eligibility

Our scholarship for this year has closed, but you can still check if you'll be eligible for next year!

  • Must have graduated high school and entering your first year of college
  • Must be first-generation and/or low-income
  • U.S. resident attending a college in the U.S.*
  • Must received FAFSA, CSS, Dream Act or other financial aid offer from your college
  • No GPA requirement
  • Undocumented students are welcomed to apply!

*Open to all students in the U.S. but not U.S. territories.

If you have any questions about the eligibility requirements, please feel free to reach out to us!

About

The FGF Scholarship aims to financially assist first-generation and/or low-income students who are entering college for the very first time. As FGLI students ourselves, we noticed a ton of random fees and expenses during our physical transition into our first quarter into Stanford and we know other students will face the same, so we want to reward this scholarship to help those who may need it the most! We will be rewarding at least one $500 scholarship but we may pick multiple applicants (depends how much money we raise)!

Note: We want to help who may need it most and not necessarily the “best” applicant, so please apply!