There are so many scholarships available for first generation college goers. If your family does not make that much money, all the better, as colleges, government agencies, and foundations will give you money that you never have to pay back. Yes, that’s right: FREE MONEY TO GO TO COLLEGE.
You first have to apply for federal financial aid.
If you are not documented, do not despair. There are scholarships for you as well. Here is a great link to scholarships for you.
For other students, complete your applications and financial aid forms and colleges will get you scholarships when they accept you.
Look on various websites for other kinds of scholarships…
Watch Cathleen Villapudua speak about her scholarship: