Legacy Scholars is a specialized program for first generation* students at The University of Alabama. The program is designed to build a community of freshman who are starting a new legacy as the first in their families to go to college. Additionally, students will be matched with a faculty/staff member who was also a first generation college student to help support their transition to UA and act as a resource for their first year. Students who are actively engaged in the program will be eligible for $1500 in scholarships to be awarded in Spring 2020. The total time commitment for the program will be about three hours per month.
To be considered for the scholarship in Spring 2020, students must complete the following:
The 2020-2021 Legacy Scholars Application will be available in Summer 2020.