First in Family Scholarship

Deadline:

May 1st

Description:

The purpose of the First in Family scholarship is to encourage participation in higher education by first generation college students who have significant financial need (as defined by standard calculations based on financial aid application information), as well as a desire to succeed academically. Qualifying students are individuals whose parents have never earned a bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility:

  • Be a first generation student (neither parent nor student has received a bachelor’s degree).
  • Demonstrate potential for academic success (as reflected by Grade Point Average): Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Document financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov or Texas Application for State Financial Aid.

How to Apply:

Click HERE for Application.