First Generation Scholarship for Residents of Participating Municipalities

The participating municipalities are pleased to provide First Generation Scholarships to eligible residents.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need by completing the national Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be eligible for a Pell Grant
  • Recipients must be the first generation in their family to attain a college bachelor’s degree (students whose siblings have attained or are pursuing a degree are also eligible)
  • Recipients must be residents of the State of Florida
  • Recipients must be enrolled in or accepted for admission to the University and be a degree- seeking undergraduate students enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per semester
  • Scholarship is renewable upon meeting criteria eligibility and funding
  • Preference will be given to students with a permanent address in participating municipalities

For questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships by emailing scholarships@fiu.edu

Disclaimer: By accepting this scholarship I understand that I must maintain satisfactory academic standing, be enrolled in minimum credit requirement, and meet eligible citizenship requirements (U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, eligible Non-Citizen, or an international student on an F1 (or other eligible visa). Any student offered a scholarship, the amount is considered pending aid. Pending aid may not be the actual amount you receive upon disbursement. The Office of Scholarships may modify or cancel awards as appropriate.

Award
Varies
Deadline
03/31/2023