Firstcard $10,000 Student Scholarship

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Firstcard believes in every student

We launched this scholarship to invest in students and empower them to reach their academic goals.

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Who can apply?

We believe in every student, including international students.

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1. Legal U.S. residents

You’re a legal resident in the United States.
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2. Active Firstcard users

You’re a Firstcard user and have transacted within the last 30 days.
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3. Full-time students

You’re currently enrolled as a full-time student

Scholarship timeline

Campaign period: June 10, 2024 – October 31, 2024

Application Open

June 10, 2024

First Round Announcements

Three recipients of the $500 scholarship will be announced on October 1st, 2024

Second Round Announcements

One recipient of the $1,000 scholarship will be announced on October 15th, 2024

Third Round Announcement

One recipient of the $7,500 scholarship will be announced on October 31st, 2024

Start Building Credit with Firstcard

Building credit is crucial as it enables access to better borrowing options, lower interest rates and influences rental, insurance rates, and even job prospects.

  • Build credit faster
  • No credit check or hard inquiry
  • Accept international students without SSN
  • Earn up to 15% cashback at selected merchant1
  • Get up to 4.25% APY2 with Firstcard+

Most popular questions

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I recommend this to college students who are in need of building strong credit.Overall I really have been enjoying my Firstcard and have been recommending it to friends.

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Firstcard has made it so easy for me to manage my money and get great cashback deals.

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It’s perfect for college students

I'm getting cashback on a lot of the purchases and I'm using that all for savings for a trip.

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Really helps me not overspend

Firstcard  is really helpful because it allows me to not overspend and be more frugal about what I’m spending every month.
Overall I really have been enjoying my Firstcard and have been recommending it to friends.

Jessicaxnguyen
Super cool concept for college students!

Firstcard's high cash back program is an awesome way for college students to get money back without even trying. The app design is super user friendly as well.

MichelleKK2016
Great for helping young college students build credit

This app is great to build credit and not worrying about overspending.
I recommend this to college students who are in need of building strong credit.Overall I really have been enjoying my Firstcard and have been recommending it to friends.

Anthony Wang
Easy to use credit builder card

Firstcard has made it so easy for me to manage my money and get great cashback deals.

Hannah Semaya
It’s perfect for college students

I'm getting cashback on a lot of the purchases and I'm using that all for savings for a trip.

Lucas
Best card for college students

One of the best cards for college students. The app is also very easy to use.

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Firstcard is a financial technology company, not a bank. Banking services and deposits are provided and held by Regent Bank, a member of FDIC.

1 Merchant Cashback: The amount of cashback is determined by the transaction and participating merchants. Cashback rewards will be credited to user’s Firstcard account once the transaction settles. No minimum balance is required to receive cashback. See firstcard.app/cashback-policy.

2 The Annual Percentage Yield ("APY") for the Deposit Account is variable and may change at any time. The disclosed APY is effective as of June 2024. Users with no SSN or ITIN on file are not currently eligible to earn interest. No minimum balance is required. Fees may reduce earnings on the account.