First-Generation Scholarship Contest

VOTING HAS ENDED — THANKS!

The five scholarship winners will be announced on Inver Hills News and Inver Hills social media sites.

How has being a first-generation student affected your college experience?

On this page you'll find reasons from eight students and scholarship winners describing their experiences thru their creative and artistic abilities to express their college experience.

Meet our top finalists

Essay by T.L.

A Letter for Dad by S.S.

The Road Less Travled  song by C.D.

Essay by C.G.

Painting by  T.R.

Explanation and Video by H.T.

Essay and Poem by E.J.

Drawing by J.B.

Please Vote

Which submission was your favorite?