Alumni and Scholarship Program Resources Nov. 5 2021| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST General
Tags: Alumni, Scholarships

FIRST Alumni Relations Resources

The FIRST experience doesn't end with high school! Education and career opportunities open up to you as a FIRST participant and alum. Check out the materials below to help educate you on FIRST Alumni Relations and the FIRST Scholarship Program. 

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Life Beyond FIRST - Becoming a FIRST Alum

FIRST participation doesn't end after high school - students every single year need people like you to stay involved, volunteer, and give back to the FIRST community! Check out the FIRST Alumni Handbook for ways FIRST helps in building your resume and making lasting life-long connections. 

FIRST Scholarship Program

The FIRST Scholarship Program is a partnership between FIRST and nearly 200 scholarships providing organizations that make scholarships available exclusively to FIRST participants. If you are planning to continue your education after high school whether it is college, university, or trade school, visit the FIRST Scholarship Portal to explore all of the opportunities made available to you.

45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students - published by Purdue University Global

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for prospective, undergraduate, and graduate students to supplement the cost of their education. This resource provides students with tips on how to apply for scholarships, as well as an extensive list of scholarships and grants. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

College Admissions Resources

The college admissions process can be daunting, and we're here to help! FIRST is proud to offer an extensive library of application resources in partnership with in order to support you throughout your admissions journey. 

For even more admissions tips, visit the CollegeAdvisor Blog or check out CollegeAdvisor's 100+ free webinars


The Holistic Review Process

Choosing a College Major

Financial Aid

Standardized Testing

Curating Extracurricular Activities

Building a College List


Writing a College Essay



Tips from Admissions Officers

Essay Advice

Student Panels

Extracurricular Activities

Diversity and Equity

Financial Aid

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Additional Resources


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