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Truckee First Gen Scholarship

Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Published on January 18, 2023

The Truckee First Gen Scholarship is open to graduating Truckee High seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who are the first generation in their families to attend a college/university and attain a bachelor’s degree. The scholarship is a total of $20,000 awarded over four years of college ($5,000 per year). Students awarded this scholarship must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and must be enrolled full-time in a four-year college or university.


  • Be a graduating senior from Truckee High School
  • Be a first-generation college student (defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) do not have a college degree)
  • Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in high school
  • Have demonstrated financial need through the completion of the FAFSA
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability and/or commitment to the Truckee community through a variety of measures.
  • Have a compelling story
  • Demonstrate motivation to complete college and make a difference

Amount: $20,000 awarded over four years ($5,000 per year)

Donate to the Truckee First Gen Scholarship HERE.