The Roger Feinstein Memorial Scholarship for First Generation Students

Provided by a 1992 alumnus of the University of Massachusetts Boston, The Roger Feinstein Memorial Scholarship for First Generation Students is named for a beloved member of the Political Science faculty. It is intended to provide tuition and fees support for the Fall 2023 semester to students who are the first in their family to attend college. Himself a first-generation college graduate, this scholarship is made possible by a generous alumnus of UMass Boston’s Political Science Department. He continues to support first generation students who intend to contribute to society and their communities by working on important social issues. This award is for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic year.

Criteria:
• Recipient must be a first generation college student;
• Recipient must be a U.S. Resident;
• Recipient should have a 3.0 GPA or better;
• Recipient should have some sense of their intended major and career field. These ambitions must be clearly expressed the personal essay.

Award
$10,000.00
Deadline
02/24/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a short answer (500 words or less) describing some challenges you have overcome, your academic interests, and how your intended career path will improve US society in some way.