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First in My Family Scholarship Program

February 07, 2013

Offered by Sallie Mae and the Hispanic College Fund, the First in My Family Scholarship Program awards between $500 and $5,000 to Hispanic students who are the first in their family to attend college. Preference is shown toward applicants who display financial need.

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hispanic background, demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of at least 3.0, and be the first in their family to attend college. Additionally, applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents who will attend an undergraduate institution in the US or Puerto Rico in the upcoming academic year.

Deadline: April 15

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