First Generation Fellows Cohort

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First Gen Fellows also referred to as “First Generation College Students” is a program that provides individualized support to students who identify as first in their family to graduate from college. The cohort of students that self-identify into the program benefit from various support programs and services, and extensive campus referral networks that help enrich their academic life, and enhances the experiences and overall success of first generation students.  

Who can apply?

  • The First Gen Fellows cohort program is open to first-generation students who are classified as sophomore, transfer and Running Start students.  

  • The students can apply for the Autumn or Winter cohort.  

Why First Gen Fellows

  • Access to Peer Success Mentors
  • Free swag Monthly faculty and staff luncheons
  • Raffles
  • Access to Workshop series
  • Access to Signature Events
  • Book scholarship of $200


  • Meetings with your Academic Advisor twice per quarter
  • Attend 1 Signature Event per quarter
  • Attend 1 Workshop per quarter Meet with your Peer Success Mentor once per quarter
  • Register on Handshake
  • Attend monthly faculty/staff Lunch and Learns (3 per quarter)

apply to join the cohort!

The application process is only open for the Autumn quarter and Winter quarter.