March 15 deadline for art and essay in response to first generation students who feel marginalized by historic representations, such as statutes that reinforce disparities.

We encourage first-generation college students to pursue academically rigorous post-secondary educational experiences. We provide easy access to information and resources for students who are the first in their families to attend college. We serve students who seek challenges, stretch themselves, and strive to become all that they can be. We feature first-generation friendly colleges and universities and organizations dedicated to serving first generation college students.   We encourage first-generation students and supporters to visit our site. It is open 24/7—so you can browse any time you choose—and search for everything you need from tutors and mentors to colleges and universities to organizations that help fund education. Visit often. Resources are frequently updated.

The First Generation Foundation serves, supports and advocates for students who are first in their families to attend college, irrespective of their social-economic or familial backgrounds.

First Generation Students interested in general information, STEM and Medical Education and financial information:

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