Does a student need to be first generation in order to qualify for QuestBridge? QuestBridge December 02, 2022 16:14 Updated No. While around 75% of our students are first generation college students, this is certainly not a requirement. Related articles Can I apply to the National College Match if I am not a high school senior? How are Match Scholarship Recipients selected? How can I evaluate my chances of gaining admission to a QuestBridge college partner through the National College Match? What does QuestBridge consider high-achieving? Who is the National College Match for?