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United States Federal Government Definitions of Low-income studentFirst-generation college student

Low-income:

Please click on this link to see the definition of Low Income Levels.

 

First-generation:

An individual, neither of whose parents completed a baccalaureate degree;

or

An individual who, prior to the age of 18, regularly resided with and received support from only one parent and whose supporting parent did not complete a baccalaureate degree.

or

An individual who, prior to the age of 18, did not regularly reside with or receive support from a natural or adoptive parent.

If your parent(s) and/or guardian(s) attended college but do not have a bachelors degree (i.e., did not graduate), you are considered to be first-generation.


 

McNair Scholars Program 
173G Mary Gates Hall - Box 352803
 
University of Washington
 
Seattle, Washington 98195-5845
 
206-543-6460
 
uwmcnair@u.washington.edu

The University of Washington McNair Scholars Program is a TRIO Program funded by the United States Department of Education, and the University of Washington, and the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity(OMAD).


Please let us know if you have any questions. E-mail uwmcnair@u.washington.edu or call 206-543-6460.

The University of Washington McNair Scholars Program is a TRIO Program funded by the United States Department of Education, and the University of Washington, and the UW Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity(OMAD).