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Imagine what a scholarship could do for YOU!

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

— Trisha Clement Montgomery

Racheal Vanhoose

"Huge. $500-$1500 scholarship, I would have been able to finish my college career faster."

Lesley Farmer

"$500-$1500, It would have significantly impacted my school career. I would not have had to work part time and could have participated more on campus."

Michelle Marshall

"The impact of an additional $500-$1500 scholarship on top of my KEES scholarship would have been a significant help to myself and my family."

Dr. Kenneth Jones

"It would have been a significant benefit. That would have been enough to cover the cost of books, supplies and transportation to/from home." 

Emily Evans

"No amount is too small when you are struggling to afford a quality education."

JoLynn R. Noe

"... Any amount would have helped, even as small as $100."

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. 

A Special Thanks To All Our Sponsors

Our Community Sponsors:  

A Cup of Commonwealth
Bank of the Bluegrass
Bar Association-Women Lawyer's Section
Bethany Hicks State Farm Agency
Bluegrass Energy
Bluegrass Junior Woman's Club

Bluegrass Builders Remodel
C and C Industrial
Caitlin Mittle, Realtor at Re/Max Elite Realty Fayette County
Clark Energy Cooperative 
Coffee Times
Debra Hensley State Farm Agent
Donut Days 

Erie Insurance 
Fayette County Bar Foundation
First Federal Savings Bank of Kentucky
Good Foods
High on Art and Coffee
J Renders BBQ
Jim Richardson, Morgan Stanley
John T Lane and Associates, LLC
Kathryn Hansen
Kiwanis Club of Lexington
Lane and Company
Lexington Rotary Club
Marksbury Family Foundation
Members Heritage Credit Union
Momentum Construction
More Than A Bakery
Murry Foundation
North Lime Donuts
Peoples Exchange Bank
Peoples Exchange Bank
Puccini's Smiling Teeth
RJ Corman Railroad Group
The Lane Team at Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty
Traditional Bank
UK Federal Credit Union
UK Healthcare
Wildcat Moving 
Women's Club of Central Kentucky


Bluegrass Charity Foundation 

Our board members and all donors    

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