NSHSS First Generation Scholarship

March 07, 2024

First-generation students are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation award was established to recognize and honor first-generation college students for their academic and leadership initiatives. Such leadership and ambition take courage, and NSHSS wants to award students for their positive efforts.

Five $1,000 awards are available.

How to Apply

First generation post-secondary students of all levels are eligible to apply.

  • Prompt Response of 500-800 words to the following question:
    • College can be challenging, from filling out financial aid to enrolling in classes, choosing a major, and making new friends. As a first generation college student, what challenges have you faced and how did you overcome it?
  • Color headshot suitable for website posting
  • Educator recommendation letter
  • Academic resume
  • Current Transcript (can be official or unofficial)

Closing Date: March 7, 2024 by 11:59PM (EST)