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NSHSS First Generation Scholarship
Close Date: Friday, March 24, 2023 Award: (5) $1,000 Awards
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Award: Five (5) $1,000 Awards

Eligibility: First generation college students of all levels 

Scholarship Details: 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.

Application Requirements:

  • 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)

Application Opens: January 3, 2023
Closes: March 24, 2023 by 11:59PM

*Please note that closing time is in EST.

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