Imagine what a scholarship could do for YOU!

Community Partners:
A special thank you to our community partners for supporting our mission:

Women's Club of Central Kentucky
Bluegrass Junior Woman's Club
Wabi Sabi Threads
J Renders BBQ
Puccini's Smiling Teeth
HIGH on Art and Coffee
Coffee Times
A Cup of Commonwealth
North Lime Donuts
Donut Days
Good Foods 

The Lane Team at Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty
Fayette County Bar Association – Women Lawyer’s Section
Bethany Hicks State Farm Agency
C and C Industrial 
First Federal Savings Bank of Kentucky
Bank of the Bluegrass 

Bluegrass Energy 
Lexington Rotary Club 
Kiwanis Club of Lexington 
Marksbury Family Foundation 
Murry Foundation 
UK Healthcare 
Momentum Construction 

Clark Energy Cooperative
Caitlin Mittle, Realtor at Re/Max Elite Realty 

Our board members and all donors 

Second Annual 2021 Scholarship Reception Sponsor:
University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union
Traditional Bank
Bank of the Bluegrass
People Exchange Bank
Wildcat Moving

FGWAB Featured in local media:


Closes: March 1 

"Having an additional scholarship would have been helpful in me obtaining the basic necessities like food, paying for my books, etc."

— Trisha Clement Montgomery

Who We Are & What We Do

First Generation Women Achievers of the Bluegrass (FGWAB), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering first generation female students who are currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, and Transylvania University and who are identified as the first in their families to earn a college degree, to further their education through financial assistance and mentoring opportunities/ programs.