Course Hero Rise Up Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

Please submit an essay of 500 words or less addressing the following question:
Pick a movie or book where the lead character has to make a difficult decision. What about their decision was difficult? Why do you agree or disagree with the decision they made?


  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Age: 16 and over
  • Permanent legal U.S. resident
  • A detailed and well-written essay response
  • Be the first in your family to attend college