Legacy Scholars is a community for first-gen college students at the University of Alabama, designed to build connections among students who are starting a new legacy as the first in their families to go to college. All first-gen students are invited to participate in Legacy Scholars! Students will be matched with peer mentors or a faculty/staff member to help support their transition to UA. Students who are actively engaged in the program will be eligible to apply for five scholarships of $500 each to be awarded in the spring semester. The total time commitment for the program will be about four hours per month. “What you do is your history, what you set in motion is your legacy.”
To be considered for the scholarship in Spring 2023, students must complete the following:
If you are interested in participating in Legacy Scholars, please click on the interest form link below.Legacy Scholars Interest Form
For more information or to speak with a staff member about Legacy Scholars, contact Randi Hamm, First-Gen Program Manager.