Imagine what a scholarship could do for YOU!
"Having an additional scholarship would have been helpful in me obtaining the basic necessities like food, paying for my books, etc."
— Trisha Clement Montgomery
"Huge. $500-$1500 scholarship, I would have been able to finish my college career faster."
"$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."
"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."
"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 Junior Woman's Club
C and C Industrial
Caitlin Mittle, Realtor at Re/Max Elite Realty Fayette County
Clark Energy Cooperative
Debra Hensley State Farm Agent
Fayette County Bar Foundation
First Federal Savings Bank of Kentucky
High on Art and Coffee
J Renders BBQ
Jim Richardson, Morgan Stanley
John T Lane and Associates, LLC
Kiwanis Club of Lexington
Lane and Company
Lexington Rotary Club
Marksbury Family Foundation
Members Heritage Credit Union
More Than A Bakery
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
UK Federal Credit Union
Women's Club of Central Kentucky
Our board members and all donors