First Generation Students

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An Anonymous DonorIfeoluwa Adediran matched $10 for each donor, donating a total of $200
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The Western Challenge 2023
1,202 Donors - $228,919 Donated
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About

Western Illinois University is proud to be a source of opportunity for students from a variety of backgrounds. We're especially proud that so many families without a history of college degrees themselves trust their children's bright futures to WIU. First Generation students are working hard at WIU every day to do their families proud. We're happy to lend them our support with the First Generation Student Scholarship, which provides extra help to students who are starting their legacy of higher education. 

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Gradhat icon60%Alumni
Suitcase icon33%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon17%Friends
Parent icon3%Parents
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