The First Generation Scholarship is proudly sponsored by the attorneys at the Godoy Law Office. These attorneys are passionate about helping others especially immigrants and refugees in pursuing a better life. As a law office that has helped hundreds of people, Godoy Law Office understands the struggle many first-generation immigrants face in particular students.
To apply for this scholarship, you must submit:
A current resume with contact and academic information
An official or unofficial academic transcript
An essay (700-1,000 words) describing the obstacles you have faced as a first-generation American and how those experiences have contributed to the person you’re today
To qualify for this scholarship, you must be enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Deadline: October 31st, 2020 |Scholarship Value: $1,000
Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. established this scholarship opportunity in an effort to recognize students adapting to changes of the 21st century. Economic hardship is one of these changes and often gets in the way of students affording a college education.
To apply, you must submit:
Most current resume
Most current academic transcript with GPA
A 750-word essay explaining “How your city’s landscape has evolved in the 21st century and how this change has had an impact on how individuals in your community live their daily lives”
To may be eligible to apply for this scholarship, if:
You’re currently enrolled in or will be attending an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States
You have at least a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: June 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000
Tennessee Wholesale Nursery offers quality plant and nursery trees to all 50 states. Their customers can choose from native plants to vines. The nursery acknowledges that students have a lot to overcome in order to pursue higher education and want to help.
To be considered, submit a 500-word essay addressing the following questions:
What motivates you?
What are your dreams for the future?
What is your planned major?
What challenges are you facing, or have you overcome?
You must attend an accredited college to qualify
Deadline: June 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,500
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm is the proud sponsor of this scholarship initiative. From 2011 to 2015 there was a 900 percent increase in vape use among high school students. As a result, many suffer from respiratory illnesses. In an effort to help bring awareness to the problem, this scholarship was created.
To participate in this scholarship, you must:
Submit a 1,000-word essay that answers, “What are the dangers of vaping and why do you choose not to vape?”
You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and be currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a college/university
Deadline: June 15th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,500
Like any other profession that requires a college education, law school can be very costly. Funk & Associates is dedicated to helping the next generation of attorneys reach their goals by giving them a chance to win money for school.
To participate in this scholarship, you simply have to submit a 500-1,000 word essay describing how you plan on helping others with your legal career
To qualify, you must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school and have completed at least one year of legal studies
Deadline: June 15th, 2020| Scholarship Value: $500
Icahn Automotive, Pep Boys, AAMCO, Precision Tune, and RPM Automotive brands want to help the next generation of students succeed in automotive services. In an effort to make the education journey of skilled individuals a bit easier, this scholarship was introduced.
Submit the following, to apply:
Most recent academic transcript
Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
Typed essay (1,000 words max.) or video (2 mins max.) describing “Why I want to be a top technician”
To qualify for this scholarship, you must:
Be a legal resident of the United States
Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. high school; or accepted or currently enrolled, at an accredited college, university or trade school pursuing an automotive technician degree or certification
Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
Deadline: June 5th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,500