Scholarships for First Generation Students

The term “first-generation” refers to those students whose parents did not graduate from college. If neither of your parents has a four-year college degree, you might qualify for these scholarships!

Mercedes Benz Drive Your Future Scholarship
Who: Students must be the first in their families to go to college and must demonstrate financial need, as well as maintain a 3.0 GPA. During the time of the year that Mercedes Benz is accepting applications, simply search their website for access to the application. If you can’t find the application, the cycle is closed!
Amount: $2,500 awarded for 4 years

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
(NOTE: Last year’s application period is over for this scholarship. Check back later.)
Who: First generation college students majoring in engineering, technology, business, design, or another automotive related field.
Amount: $2,000-$25,000