The cost of college can be a roadblock for many first-generation students. As a first-generation student hailing from Nigeria, I know firsthand the challenges that come with pursuing higher education. But here's the thing – there are resources out there. Central Scholarship is one of those resources!
Central Scholarship recognized the hurdles I faced and provided the financial assistance and guidance I needed to thrive in my educational journey. Their mission for almost 100 years has been “to help determined Maryland students build better lives and fulfilling careers by providing crucial support enabling them to complete an accredited college degree or career-training program.” Through their scholarships, interest-free loans, and supplemental services, Central Scholarship has funded thousands of Maryland residents over the years making their dreams of post-secondary education a reality!
To learn more about Central Scholarship and their different funding opportunities visit https://central-scholarship.org/ don’t forget to sign up for their Scholarship Alerts so you can be notified when their application opens. For additional tips on how to find funding for First Generation Scholars check out the article below: