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I'm First Scholarship

I'm First

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.

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Deadline May 23, 2014
Number of Awards Granted8

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Non-U.S. Citizens Eligible