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Free Tuition For Single Parents

Generations College is proud to announce that we are offering a FREE TUITION FOR SINGLE PARENTS SCHOLARSHIP. This opportunity is for all single parents that are need-based students who qualify for this scholarship. This scholarship fully subsidizes the remaining tuition balance after grant funding. In order to receive this scholarship a student must:

  • Be need-based — Pell Eligible(0) EFC for the entire program.
    • This scholarship will cover up to $3,500/semester. If a stenography machine or laptop is needed you may need to take a portion of loans. 
    • Must not exceed 300% Pell LEU.
  • Be able to prove that they are a single parent of a child that is 23 years old or younger. In order to do so you must provide either:
    • A birth certificate
    • A WIC form
    • Or an insurance card 
  • Enroll as a full-time student.
  • Provide a one-page single-parent essay in regards to why you need this scholarship and what you plan to do with your career once you get your degree.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better throughout their studies at Generations College.
  • Finish their studies at Generations College. If for whatever reason the student must suspend their studies at Generations College they must come back and complete their degree within 1 year of them leaving the college.
  • Must be in good standing with the Department of Education.

If you are interested in attending classes on campus, Generations College is located in the heart of Chicago. Generations College also offers online degree programs, available to students located anywhere in the U.S.


Generations College is committed to making college for single parents affordable. Pursuing this scholarship that provides tuition help for single mothers and fathers could jump-start your education and future career. 

We value student success, academic excellence, community service, leadership and collaboration, and diversity. Earning a degree can provide upward mobility and should be an option for everyone. Pursuing this scholarship through Generations College can help alleviate the struggle of paying for education while managing expenses as a single parent.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity please fill out the Contact Us form and include the words "Free Tuition For Single Parents" in the comments.