Are you one of the first in your family to go to college? Congratulations! You'll be among the first in your family to blaze a trail and get your Bachelor’s degree! The steps to get to college can be pricey, and College Greenlight wants to help. First-generation college students in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade are eligible to apply for $1,000 to help pay for travel to campus visits, pre-college summer programs, or supplies to help you prepare for college.