First-Generation Student Success Research Grants Available
You can review the Request for Applications PDF and submit applications electronically through RAMSPOT Internal Opportunities.
What is a first-generation college student?
If neither of your parents or legal guardians earned a bachelor's degree, then you are a first-generation college student.
Class of 2021: Elijah Dawson, the first in his family to graduate from college, has big plans
The School of the Arts student is ambitious and has a passion for art history and research. “The goal is to have a ‘Dr.’ in front of my name.”
VCU awarded grant to expand its You First program
A $200,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund will allow You First at VCU to become the You First at VCU, First-Generation Student Success and Research Center.Details »
These eight VCU students are the first in their family to graduate from college.
They come from different places and have different dreams. Here, they discuss the moments that mattered on the way to their degrees.Details »